2022 Keynotes Online

Baltic Connections 2022 will kick off on Wednesday, June 15, with a welcoming reception at the City Hall. If you couldn't make it this year, you are still welcome to follow the three conference keynotes online on Zoom on Thursday and Friday.

Baltic Connections 2022 program available

The program for the 2022 conference in Jyväskylä is now available. Please check it carefully as we have had quite a few rescheduling requests and cancellations. Further adjustments are still possible, as it is difficult to travel from Russia to Finland at the moment.

Registration is open

Registration for the 2022 conference is open. Regular early bird fee is 180 euros and the regular fee from May 16th onwards 230 euros. Early Career registration is 70 euros throughout.

Special group rates are available at two hotels, Sokos Hotel Alexandra and Hotel Alba, for the period from June 12/13 until June 17.  

Baltic Connections 2022

The Baltic Connections 2022 will take place at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, from June 16 to 17. As with the earlier conferences in Helsinki and Jyväskylä, we bring together scholars working on comparative, economic, social, and global history and related social sciences to address “East-West” historical processes and events as well as comparative and transnational analysis, including at the Baltic Sea Region, Europe, and the world.

The third Riitta Hjerppe Lecture in Social Science History will be given by Anne E.C. McCants (MIT). Further solid keynotes will be delivered by Per Högselius (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) and Sakari Saaritsa (University of Helsinki).

The deadline for proposals is April 1, 2022. In addition to individual papers, proposals for three to four paper panels are appreciated. The participants will be notified of acceptance on April 16 at the latest. Proposals can be submitted online via the conference website (available from November 1, 2021). If you have questions about the event, please email balticsocsciencehist@gmail.com. The conference also hosts a track on History of Technology and Industry sponsored by the Finnish Society for the History of Technology.

In addition to the Finnish Quarterly for the History of Technology, Tekniikan WaiheitaThe Scandinavian Economic History Review is also offering the possibility for participants at the conference to submit their papers for fast-track consideration for publication. Please read more in Call for Papers.

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