Baltic Symposium “The Baltic Way” in London on 2 May


The Baltic Way

The seventh symposium in a series sponsored by:
Embassy of the Republic of Estonia, Embassy of the Republic of Latvia, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania, Baltic Council in Great Britain, UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies

You are invited to the Baltic Symposium 2014 to be held at UCL SSEES on Friday 2 May.

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9.30-10.00: Registration
10.00-10.15: Introduction – housekeeping information
10.15-11.00: Keynote Speaker

Chair: HE Asta Skaisgirytė-Liauškienė, Lithuanian Ambassador to London
Keynote Speaker: Linas Linkevičius, Foreign Minister of Lithuania

11.00-12.30: Have the Baltic States made Europe more secure?

Chair: Dr Andrew Wilson, UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies
Panel: Kadri Liik, European Council on Foreign Relations, London
Dr Andris Sprūds, Latvian Institute of International Affairs, Riga Prof Ramūnas Vilpišauskas, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius

12.30-14.00 Buffet lunch
14.00-15.30: How do the creative industries contribute to the Baltic States’ economies?

Chair: Dr Richard Mole, UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies
Panel: Rolandas Kvietkauskas, Lithuanian Film Centre, Vilnius
Dace Melbārde, Latvian Minister of Culture, Riga
Ott Sarapuu, Creative Estonia (Loov Eesti), Tallinn

15.30-16.00 Afternoon tea/coffee
16.00-17.30: New Directions – Quo vademus?

Chair: Dr Allan Sikk, UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies
Panel: Licia Cianetti, University College London
Dr Dace Dzenovska, Research Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford Dr Evelina Trutnevytė, UCL Energy Institute

17.30-20.00: Reception for Symposium participants in SSEES,
16 Taviton Street, Masaryk Senior Common Room (4th floor)

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