Bridges in the Baltics - Fifth Baltic Student Conference


University of Stockholm, October 6 - 7, 2017

Call for papers




The Section for Baltic Languages at Stockholm University and University of Tartu are organizing the Fifth Baltic Student Conference "Bridges in the Baltics", which takes place in Stockholm (Sweden) on October 6th – 7th 2017.

The aim of the conference is to bring together students from different countries who are engaged in the Baltic studies, to give them the possibility to meet, present their academic work, learn from each other and make new contacts. The conference welcomes everyone who is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree at any university in the Baltic states or elsewhere.

The conference welcomes proposals concerning any of the following aspects of the society and culture of the Baltic countries:

  • language and linguistics
  • literature, folklore and arts
  • cultural and biographical studies
  • media, film and communication
  • history and memory

The working languages of the conference are Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, English and Swedish. Everyone is welcome to give their presentation in any language mentioned above; however, the abstract and presentation slides should be in English.  

The abstract submission is already over. More than 70 applications were sent. Please do no longer send any applications.


The preliminary conference program is available now. (see below)


For questions, please contact:

PhD student Frederik Bissinger:

Ass. professor Lilita Zalkalns:


Welcome to Stockholm!


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Conference Program: PDF


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