The 8th Baltic Student Conference Bridges in the Baltics is back this year and it is a hybrid! In 2021 it is organized in two formats: on campus and online. We hope to meet all of you face-to face on campus and enjoy a number of social activities together! However, if the bridges to the Baltics remain closed to some of you because of the pandemic, we will also offer lots of discussions, meetings and virtual hugs online.
The conference will be held on October 22–23, 2021 at Vilnius University. Its aim is to bring together students whose studies and research focus on the languages or culture of the three Baltic States, to give them the possibility to meet their peers from other countries and universities, to present their academic work and interests, to learn from each other and to 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 Baltic countries:
- language and literature
- history, folklore and culture
- arts, film and music
- cultural, biographical and gender studies
- modern technology and innovation in the Baltic societies
- political and social developments in the Baltic region
The working languages of the conference are Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian and English. Everyone is welcome to give their presentation in any language mentioned above and we encourage using the languages of the Baltic States. However, the abstract and presentation slides should be in English.
Please complete the attached application form providing the registration data and your abstract (not exceeding 200 words without references) and send it to by June 15th. Letters of acceptance will be sent by July 1st. If you already sent us your abstract last year, please renew the application form and send it to us once again.
Please forward this message on to your colleagues and peers who may be interested in attending!
We are looking forward to seeing you in Vilnius!