Call for Papers
"The Sovietization of the Baltic States. 1940-56"
9 - 11 May 2003
After the occupation and annexation of the Baltic there started a long lasting process of sovietization until the regaining of the indedependence in 1991. The goal of the workshop is to bring togethers scholars from the Baltic States, the West and Russia to discuss different aspects of the sovietization.
The papers will be published later. Languages of the workshop are English and German.
Five sessions are planned:
Terror and Repression
Culture and Education
The presentation of each paper should not extend beyond 20 minutes. The papers are discussed after presentation and at the end of each session will follow a broader discussion of the theme.
We are able to offer participants free board and accomodation and cover part of the travel expenses.
The location of the workshop is the Rannarootsi Muuseum in Haapsalu, the medieval site of a bishopric and a 19th century spa on the Baltic Sea, 90 minutes by bus from the Estonian capital Tallinn. The workshop is supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, Stuttgart.
Please send your proposal for a paper (250-300 words) and a short CV no later than 1 February 2003, by e-mail, to the local organizer Dr. Olaf Mertelsmann.
Phone +372 50 921 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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