This is one of the first projects of the Baltic Civilization Research Institute and the International Amber Bridge Fund.
The project aims to abandon the framework of current policy and study the ancient war that determined the regional development to a major extent.
Although we can hardly complain about a lack of sources, the Great Northern War and its influence on the territory of Baltic countries has been poorly researched.
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24.08.10 News / Society
ABRIDGED TRANSCRIPTof the scientific discussion held in Riga on July 9, 2010 on Great Northern War: culturological aspects in the Baltic region
26.07.10 News / Society
2010 is a jubilee year for Riga as 300 years ago Russian troops seized the biggest port on the Baltic Sea. Although the Northern War continued, the Swedes failed to recapture Riga. On July 9 the Europa House in Riga hosted an international round-table that discussed the Great Northern War and its historical and culturological aspects in the Baltic region.
23.07.10 Press / Society
Last week an international conference devoted to the Great Northern War (1700-1721) was held with support of the Amber Bridge Baltic Funds. Distinguished scholars from Latvia, Lithuania, Russia and Sweden arrived in Riga.
21.07.10 Press / Society
Late last week the Europa House in Riga hosted the international scientific conference Great Northern War: historical and culturological aspects in the Baltic region. Scholars and experts from Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, and Sweden participated. One of the Russian participants was Director of the Institute of Political and Military Analysis and full member of the Academy of Military Sciences Alexander Sharavin. Our talk focused on recent historic events rather than 300-year old developments.