Call for Papers: International Conference “Urban Cultural Space: The Baltic Narratives

International academic conference dedicated to the 700th Anniversary of Vilnius 

Venue: Vilnius University Faculty of Philology.

Date: 29-30 May 2023.

Scholars, doctoral students and young researchers from the international Baltic studies centres, and Lithuanian researchers, are invited to participate in the international academic conference “Urban Cultural Space: The Baltic Narratives”. The purpose of the conference is to present and discuss the latest research on urban literature and culture, urban identity and memory narratives of the Baltic region, and to analyse the multi-ethnic culture and literature of Vilnius in the context of other Baltic cities.

We propose the following main topics for presentations:

  • Urban literature of the Baltic region
  • Vilnius literary and cultural discourse
  • Narratives of identity and memory of the Baltic cities
  • Cultural and literary connections of the cities in the Baltic region
  • Baltic images of urban space and their comparative studies 

Conference languages: Lithuanian and English

Send the title and abstract of your presentation (up to 300 words) by March 12, 2023 to . We will confirm your participation by March 20, 2023. More information >>

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