UCL Nordic/Baltic Study Day
Friday, 28 November 2008, Council Room, South Wing, UCL
Opening presentation (9.45-10.30)
- Professor David Kirby, UCL SSEES
Politics and International Relations (10.45-12.15)
Chair: Patrick Salmon, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Dr Christopher Browning, Warwick University: 'Narrating Identity and Security beyond Westernisation'
- Dr Kristina Spohr-Readman, LSE International History: 'Researching Baltic diplomatic history in the twentith century'
- Dr Allan Sikk, UCL SSEES: 'Green without a Tinge of Red: The Fall and Rise of Estonian Greens'
Nation and Identity (13.30-15.00)
Chair: Dr Charles Walker, University of Oxford
- Ms Olga Cara, UCL SSEES: 'The acculturation of Russian-speaking adolescents in Latvia: three years after the 2004 education reform'
- Mr Matthew O'Sullivan, University of Oxford: ''The Russian-speaking population in Latvia: ethnic identity as a factor in
higher education choice'
- Ms Violeta Parutis, UCL SSEES: ''At home' in migration: the social
practices of constructing 'home' among Polish and Lithuanian migrants in
History and Society (15.30-17.00)
Chair: Thomas Munch-Petersen, UCL Scandinavian Studies
- Dr Mary Hilson, UCL Scandinavian Studies: 'Nordic contacts and Nordic internationalism in the consumer
co-operative movement, c. 1895-1939'
- Dr Richard Mole, UCL SSEES: 'Nationality and sexuality: homophobic political discourse and the ‘national threat’ in post-Soviet Latvia'
- Dr Titus Hjelm, UCL SSEES: 'What pluralism? The ethnic and religious diversification of Finland'
Reception, UCL South Cloisters (17.30)
Places for the Study Day are limited. Anyone interested in attending must contact Richard Mole or Mary Hilson in advance.
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