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September 16-19th, 2015 Baltic Heritage Network and Estonian Studies Centre/VEMU Conference at Tartu College

Museum of Estonians Abroad (VEMU)

From Wednesday, September 16th to Saturday, September 19th, the Baltic Heritage Network and Estonian Studies Centre/VEMU will be hosting a conference: Memory Institutions and Diasporas: Roles and Responsibilities at Tartu College. Topics include: The roles and responsibilities of diaspora communities and their memory institutions toward the preservation of memory, identity, history and heritage; Support on the part of countries of origin and countries of settlement toward the preservation of memory, identity, and historical heritage; valorization and preservation of language; the diaspora as image-maker for the homeland and the influence of transnationalism on the preservation of memory, identity, history and heritage. The working language of the conference is English. Please visit vemu.ca for the full program and more event details.

Date: 
September 15, 2015 8:00pm to September 18, 2015 8:00pm
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Event Details: 
http://vemu.ca/index.php/en/996-september-16-19-2015-memory-institutions-and-diasporas-roles-and-responsibilities-baltic-heritage-network-and-estonian-studies-centre-vemu-conference#.VeSBoGCd50g