The 9th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe, Transitions, Visions andBeyond, was organized by the Center for Baltic and East European Studiesat Södertörn University, and held in Stockholm, 12–15 June 2011. Theconference attracted over 200 participants from all over the world, and thepanel sessions covered nearly all aspects of Baltic Studies, including linguistics,history, political studies, economics, media, culture, literature and the arts.Three key-note speakers were featured; Bengt Jacobsson (Södertörn) openedthe conference with the paper “Changes in Governance: Europeanization andthe Baltic States”, on the second day Valdis Muktupāvels (Riga) talked aboutlocal, regional and continental components of national musical culture, andon the last day, Tiina Kirss (Tallinn) addressed post-Soviet memory work inher talk “Writing Baltic Lives: Continuities and Caesuras”.In the following, I will attempt to briefly summarize the main points of the papers in the linguistic section, which was organized by Raimo Raag(Uppsala) and Pēteris Vanags (Stockholm).
2011. Vol. 20, no 2, 90-94 p.