Scholarly Readings of Young Historians VI in Latvia

Scholarly Readings of Young Historians VI. Turning Points in the History of the Baltic Sea Region: People, Ideas, Events

The Scholarly reading of Young Historians VI will be held on 27th-28th November 2020 and are organised by the Institute of Latvia’s History of the University of Latvia (LU LVI) and Valmiera Museum, in co-operation with Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, the Lithuanian History Institute and the Institute of History and Archaeology of Tartu University. The organizers are looking forward to participation applications from students from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia whose research interests include topics related to the history of the Baltic Sea region in the broadest possible contexts: archaeology and pre-history; the auxiliary science of history; medieval history and Livonia; the history of the Modern period in the Baltic (the 16th-19th century: politics, culture, society, ethnography etc.); the 20th-21st century history of the Baltic States (politics, culture, society, economy etc.); art history etc.

Participation in the conference is free of charge. Upon individual arrangement with partner institutions, the organizers will consider covering the accommodation costs in Valmiera for students from Lithuania and Estonia.

Requirements for potential conference participants:

  • BA degree;
  • Clear formulation of the research object and the relevance of the proposed presentation to the historical processes in the Baltic Sea region in the application form.

The participants are required to apply by 1st November 2020 by filling out the form
The applications will be evaluated and the applicants will be notified by 10th November 2020.

For further questions, please call +371 64207636 or e-mail