COMMISSION OF HISTORIANS
STATE ARCHIVES OF LATVIA
UNIVERSITY OF LATVIA
INSTITUTE OF HISTORY OF LATVIA UNIVERSITY OF LATVIA

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International conference
The Soviet Occupation Regime in the Baltic States 1944 -1959: Policies and their Consequences "
Great Hall of the University of Latvia. 13-14 June 2002
CONFERENCE PROGRAMME


1ST PLENARY SESSION
THE SOVIET OCCUPATION REGIME IN THE BALTIC STATES (1944 -1959): PROBLEMS OF METHODOLOGY, TERMINOLOGY AND SOURCES
(Chaired by Dr.habil.hist. Aivars Stranga)

Irene Sneidere (Latvia) THE SOVIET OCCUPATION REGIME IN LATVIA: DIRECTIONS AND PROBLEMS OF RESEARCH

Heinrihs Strods (Latvia) THE OCCUPATION OF THE BALTIC STATES: A VIEW ON THE TERMINOLOGY, PERIODIZATION, AND THE STATUS OF RESEARCH

Erwin Oberiander (Germany) INSTRUMENTS OF SOVIETIZATION IN 1939/40 AND AFTER 1944/45

Aleksander Ivanov (Latvia) HISTORICAL SCIENCE AS A TOOL OF SOVIET POLICY: THE CONCEPTUAL LEVEL OF HISTORIOGRAPHY

Aigi Rahi (Estonia) PROJECT A JOINT REGISTER OF ESTONIAN POPULATION LOSSES: SOURCES AND METHODS OF RESEARCH

2nd PLENARY SESSION

THE STRUCTURE OF THE POLITICAL POWER OF THE SOVIET OCCUPATION REGIME
(Chaired by Dr.habil. hist. Antonijs Zunda)

Ilmars Bisers (Latvia) THE CHANGE OF THE POLITICAL SYSTEM IN LATVIA IN 1940 - 1959 AND THE POLITICAL EVALUATION OF THESE CHANGES

Daina Bleiere (Latvia) THE CORPS OF JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS IN 1940 -1941 AND 1945 - 1953 

David Feest (Germany) RURAL PARTY WORKERS IN ESTONIA (1944-1950)

Aldis Bergmanis (Latvia) POLITICAL CHANGES IN LATVIA IN 1953

Gatis Karlsons (Latvia) LATVIAN SAILORS: HISTORY OF EMPLOYMENT''S RESTRICTION (1945 - 1959)

3rd PLENARY SESSION
THE REPRESSIVE POLICIES OF TIE SOVIET OCCUPATION REGIME IN THE BALTIC STATES AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES (Chaired by Dr.habil.hist Heinrihs Strods

Arvydas Anusauskas (Lithuania) CRIMES OF COMMUNISM IN LITHUANIA (1944-1953) - HISTORICAL STATISTICAL SURVEY

Janis Riekstins (Latvia ) THE DEPORTATION OF 25 MARCH 1949 IN LATVIA

ARTURS ZVINKLIS. Institute of History of Latvia 
REPRESSIONS AGAINST THE PARLIAMENTARIANS OF THE REPUBLIC OF LATVIA AFTER THE SECOND WORLD WAR

 
Dr. Aleksander Kokurin (Russia) THE PRISONS OF THE NKVD-KGB PEOPLE'S COMMISSARIAT OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF LATVIA, LITHUANIA, ESTONIA IN 1944 - 1953

Ainars Bambals (Latvia) THE PERSONAL FILES OF THE OFFICERS OF THE LSSR SSM EXTERMINATORS BATTALIONS AS A SOURCE OF HISTORY

Jack Pihlau (Estonia) ESCAPES FROM OCCUPIED ESTONIA 1947-1959

4th PLENARY SESSION
THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL POLICIES OF THE SOVIET OCCUPATION REGIME IN THE BALTIC STATES, THEIR MANIFESTATIONS AND CONSEQUENCES
(Chaired by Dr.habil.Erwin Oberldander)

Raita Karnite (Latvia) THE NATIONAL ECONOMY OF LATVIA IN 1944 - 1959: ECONOMIC POLICY, ITS MANIFESTATIONS AND CONSEQUENCES

Olafs Mertelsmanns (Russia) DID ESTONIAN INDUSTRY REALLY GROW SO FAST AFTER THE WAR? SOVIET STATISTICS AND A MORE REALISTIC APPROACH

Gunars Baltins (Latvia) THE SPECIFICS OF THE METHODS OF STATISTICS IN THE SOVIET PERIOD

Peteris Zvidrins, Edvins Vitolins (Latvia) THE DEMOGRAPHIC LOSSES AND CHANGES OF THE ETHNIC STRUCTURES IN LATVIA: 1944-1959

Parsla Eglite (Latvia) DEMOGRAPHIC CONSEQUENCES OF THE SOVIET OCCUPATION IN LATVIA

5th PLENARY SESSION
THE CULTURAL, EDUCATIONAL AND RELIGIOUS POLICIES OF THE SOVIET OCCUPATION REGIME IN THE BALTIC STATES AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES
(Chaired by Dr. Valters Nollendorfs)

Riho Altnurme (Estonia) SOVIET RELIGIOUS POLICY TOWARDS THE LUTHERAN CHURCH IN ESTONIA 1944-1949 AND ITS CONSEQUENCES

Arunas Streikus (Lithuania) THE LITHUANIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AND SOVIET REGIME IN 1944-1953

Eliza Zikmane (Latvia) RELATIONS BETWEEN THE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF LATVIA AND THE STATE (1944 - 1959 12.00- 12.20 

Irena Saleniece (Latvia) IMPLEMENTATION OF SOME ASPECTS OF SOVIET SCHOOLS POLICY IN DAUGAVPILS (1944- 1953) 12.20-12.40

Jana Dreimane (Latvia) THE PEOPLE'S LIBRARIES OF RIGA BETWEEN THE INTERESTS OF THE STATE POWER AND SOCIETY (1944-1953)

Aina Strale (Latvia) LIBRARIES AS CAPTIVES OF THE SOVIET IDEOLOGY (1944- 1953)

Richards Petersons (Latvia) THE POLICY OF THE SOVIET OCCUPATION POWER AGAINST THE PROTECTION OF MONUMENTS (1944- 1953)

6TH PLENARY SESSION
ARMED AND PEACEFUL RESISTANCE AGAINST THE SOVIET OCCUPATION REGIME IN THE BALTICS.
(Chaired by Karlis Kangeris)

Ritvars Jansons (Latvia) LATVIAN ARMED RESISTANCE MOVEMENT (1944- 1956): HISTORIOGRAPHY AND DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE STUDIES

Heinrihs Strods (Latvia) NATIONAL PARTISAN WARFARE IN THE BALTIC 1944-JANUARY 1947: ARMAMENT, STAFFING, MILITARY ACTION

Zigmars Turcinskis (Latvia) THE CO-OPERATION BETWEEN LATVIAN AND ESTONIAN NATIONAL PARTISANS (1945- 1952) 15.00 - 15.20

Aleksander Daniel (Russia) BALTIC RESISTANCE MOVEMENT IN THE RUSSIA'S SAMIZDAT HUMAN RIGHTS PERIODICALS 1960 - 1980

7th PLENARY SESSION
THE BALTIANS (LATVIANS, LITHUANIANS, ESTONIANS) IN THE FREE WORLD AND THE SOVIET OCCUPATION REGIME
(Chaired by Daina Klavina)

Elmars Pelkaus (Latvia) THE IDEA OF THE INDEPENDENT STATEHOOD OF LATVIA IN THE PERIOD OF REFUGEE CAMPS (1944 - 1949)

Dzintars Erglis (Latvia) ATTEMPTS TO RESUME THE WORK OF THE CENTRAL COUNCIL OF LATVIA AND ARRESTS OF ITS MEMBERS AFTER THE ANNIHILATION OF THE COUNCIL IN 1945

Karlis Kangeris (Sweden) THE LATVIAN QUESTION IN THE CONTEXT OF SWEDISH-SOVIET RELATIONS (1941-1959)

Valter Nollendorf (Latvia) EXILE HISTORICAL CONSCIOUSNESS AS REFLECTED IN LITERATURE: THE IMAGE OF ENEMY, FRIEND, HERO AND SUFFERER

DISCUSSION. SUMMING UP AND APPROVING OF CLOSING DOCUMENT CLOSING OF THE CONFERENCE

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