Estonians in the USA

An exhibit at Stanford Libraries presents 100 years of Baltic history

A new exhibit at Stanford Libraries, called “The Baltic Way”, aims to tell the complicated history of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the 20th century and considers the countries’ prospects and challenges in the 21st. The exhibit, presented in partnership with the Hoover Institution Library & Archives and Stanford Libraries, …

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Stanford to host a roundtable featuring Baltic foreign ministers and professor Anna Grzymala-Busse

On 1 June, the Stanford University Libraries will hold a roundtable featuring Baltic foreign ministers and political scientist Anna Grzymala-Busse as part of the 2018 AABS Conference at Stanford University. The roundtable is titled “Baltic exceptionalism?” and it’s featuring Sven Mikser, the foreign minister of Estonia, Edgars Rinkēvičs, his Latvian …

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Estonian cancer treatment fund asks for Estonian-Americans’ help

The Hille Tänavsuu Gift of Life Cancer Treatment Foundation, an Estonian fund that helps cancer patients buy lifesaving medicine, asks for Estonian-Americans’ help to give a hundred Estonian cancer patients the chance for a longer life. The foundation wishes to celebrate the country’s centennial by helping a hundred cancer patients …

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An Estonian community leader in LA wants to open the US market for Estonians

Renee Meriste, an Estonian community leader in Los Angeles, California, says that even though many in the US know very little about Estonia, this needs to be changed – and he wants to help open the American market for Estonian companies. The United States hosts one of the most vibrant …

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The Stanford University Libraries to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Baltic republics

The Stanford University Libraries will be hosting a conference at Stanford University that will celebrate two important milestones – the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies (AABS) and the 100th anniversary of independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The 2018 AABS conference …

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