Europe After 1918: Poland, the Baltic Countries, and the United States Symposium

Event time: 
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 5:45pm
Whitney Humanities Center (WALL53), Rm 208 See map
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 
Day 1 of Symposium
3:00-5:00 Session 1 
  • Andres Kasekamp, University of Toronto, “Lives of the Hunted: The Foreign Relations of the Baltic States in the Interwar Era”
  • Halina Parafianowicz, University of Białystok, “Woodrow Wilson and Poland. His Legend and American Myth in the Interwar Period”
Day 2 of Symposium
Session 2. 10:00-11:30
  • Jacek Partyka, University of Białystok, “A Transatlantic Community of “Annexed People”: The Jews of Białystok and their New York City Diaspora, 1918-1939”
  • Egidijus Balandis, Vytautas Magnus University, “ ‘To Foster the Love of One’s Country…’: Lithuanian-American Athletic Clubs, 1918-1940”
Session 3. 11:45-1:15
  • Tomasz Pudłocki, Jagellonian University, “Polish PR in the US, 1918-1939 – a Few Remarks”
  • Charles Perrin, Kennesaw State University, “The Traveling Exhibit Over the Ocean: A Century of Friendship between Lithuania and the United States”
Session 4.  2:30-4:00
  • Eriks Jekabsons, University of Latvia, “US Views on the Independence of the Baltic States, 1918-1922: The Case of Latvia”
  • Olavi Arens, Georgia Southern University, “Self-Determination or the Unity of Russia: An Indeterminate US Policy on Estonia, 1918-1922”
4:15 General Discussion