Estonia Events

Threats to the Free Press in the Baltic States: Assessing the Impact of Government Policies and the Financial Crisis

May 05, 2011 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Global Europe Program
The 2008 economic crisis had a dramatic impact on the societies and economies of the Baltic States. To give a sense of the scale: in Latvia, GDP plummeted from 11.9 percent in 1996 to -19 percent in 2009. Two journalists from the region, Inga Springe and Dainius Radzevicius, asserted that among the many other consequences of the crisis, it has had a significant impact on the quality of the media. The panelists discussed the impact that these developments may have on democracy in the region.

Estonia's 'Bronze Night' and the Rebordering of Estonian-Russian Relations

October 17, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Robert J. Kaiser, Professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Change and Continuity: The Role of Returned Diaspora in Postcommunist Politics in the Baltics

January 26, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Jennifer Skulte-Ouaiss, Senior Research Analyst, USAID Development Information Services and Ph.D. Candidate, University of Maryland-College Park

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