Der Herbst der lettischen Historie? Zum Ersten Kongress der Historiker Lettlands 2011

Levans, Andris
June 2012
Forschungen zur Baltischen Geschichte;2012, Vol. 7, p169
Academic Journal
Information on the first congress of the Latvian Historians held September 16-17, 2011 in Riga, Latvia and partly financed by the European Commission and Latvian government, is presented. Topics include the research situation of Latvian history in Germany, the Soviet Union in the second World War, and political history of the 20th century. Other topics mentioned in this article include social and cultural aspects of Latvian history of the 20th century, the education system in Latvia in comparison to other Baltic countries, and Latvia in the modern European historiography.


Related Articles

  • History.  // Latvia Country Review;2011, p6 

    The article provides an overview of the political history in Latvia since the settlement of Finns in the country in 9,000 before the Common Era (BCE) to its support to referendum on independence on March 3, 1991.

  • Die stalinistischen Deportationen in Lettland und die „Deutsche Aktion“ vom 5. und 6. Februar 1945. Riekstiņš, Jānis // Nordost-Archiv: Zeitschrift für Regionalgeschichte;2010, Vol. 19, p166 

    The article presents a discussion on the history of deportations performed in Latvia under the the rule of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Particular attention is paid to deportations of Latvian Germans occurring in February of 1945. An overview is given of German, Soviet, and Russian research on...

  • History. Coleman, Denise Youngblood // Latvia Country Review;2013, p7 

    The article presents information on the history of Latvia, a country whose early history started in 9,000 Before the Common Era (BCE), in the 16th century was unified under Polish control and was part of the Soviet Union before gaining independence in 1991.

  • The edge of darkness. Nelan, B.W.; Carney, J. // Time;2/4/1991, Vol. 137 Issue 5, p50 

    Describes the scene in Riga's Old Town, Latvia, where new concrete walls seal off the streets and militiamen loyal to the republic's separatist government mill around bonfires. Symbols of the failure of Soviet reform; Hope for negotiating a peaceful settlement; Soviet military bloodletting in...

  • Independence with a breathing space.  // Newsweek;5/14/1990, Vol. 115 Issue 20, p30 

    Reports that by a margin of just four votes last week, Latvia joined its fellow Baltic republics in asserting independence from Moscow. Unwelcoming reception for Lithuanian Prime Minister Kazimiera Prunskiene, at the White House last week; Outlook for the republics.

  • Latvijas vÄ“stures mazā bibliotÄ“ka. HENNING, DETLEF // Forschungen zur Baltischen Geschichte;2014, Vol. 9, p297 

    The article presents information about the book series "Latvijas vēstures mazā bibliotēka," edited for the Latvijas Vēstures mazās bibliotēkas atbalsta fonds (Foundation for the Support of the Small Historical Library of Latvia) by Inesis Feldmanis, Ainārs Lerhis, and...

  • Third domino. Fenyvesi, C. // U.S. News & World Report;4/9/90, Vol. 108 Issue 14, p22 

    Reports that Latvia intends to announce its independence from Moscow on May 3, despite Soviet attempts to intimidate Lithuania, leaving Estonia to take its first steps toward independence.

  • Eine fragmentierte Sondergruppe? Betrachtungen zu Gruppenbildungs-und Abgrenzungsmechanismen in der Großen Gilde Rigas am Ende des 17. Jahrhunderts. HORMUTH, DENNIS // Forschungen zur Baltischen Geschichte;2015, Vol. 10, p92 

    This article argues with Max Weber's thesis of the unity of the occidental city and underlines the existence of different factions within the cities' population. The analysis has its focus on the Great Guild's leading institution, the Bench of Elders, explains its political role both within the...

  • 1863. GADA POLU SACEL�ANAS NOTIKUMI LATGALE ACULIECINIEKU LIECIBAS UN ATMINAS. Samborska-Kukuca, Dorota // Journal of the Institute of Latvian History / Latvijas Vestures ;2012, Issue 84, p50 

    Using unique and unknown sources from Poland, which are new for the history of Latvia, the article highlights the position, reaction and social situation of the Polish nobility in Latgale in the uprising of 1863. The author reflects mentality of the Polish nobility during the period, reveals...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics