UDK 33(474)(063) EU 600 This publication presents a collection of research papers in conjunction with the international conference “European Integration and Baltic Sea Region: Diversity and Perspectives”, 26–27 September 2011 at the University of Latvia, Riga. The conference is hosted by the Doctoral School for European Integration and Baltic Sea Region Studies, recently established at the university. The publication is a conference volume – Volume I in an anticipated series of publications featuring research papers by doctoral students issued in two-year intervals.
The publication is part-ﬁnanced by European Regional Development Fund, project 2010/0202/2DP/188.8.131.52.0/10/APIA/VIAA/013 and European Social Fund, project Nr.2009/0138/1DP/184.108.40.206.2/09/IPIA/VIAA/004.
Editor in chief Tatjana Muravska Editors Roman Petrov, Biruta Sloka and Jānis Vaivads Editorial Board Chairperson, Vice-Rector for Research Indriķis Muižnieks, University of Latvia Vice-Chairperson, Prof. Dr. Tatjana Muravska, University of Latvia Prof. Dr. Jean David Avenel, University of Paris XII, France Prof. Dr. Giorgio Dominese Tor, Vergata University, Rome, Italy Prof. Dr. Elena Dubra, University of Latvia Prof. Dr. Lassi Heininen, Chair Northern Research Forum, Finland Prof. Dr. Manfred J. Holler, Hamburg University, Germany Asoc. Prof. Roswitha M. King, Norway Prof. Dr. Kęstutis Kriščiūnas, Institute of Europe, Kaunas, Lithuania Prof. Dr. Zaiga Krišjāne, University of Latvia Dr. Artūrs Kucš, University of Latvia Prof. Dr. Friedrich Lehmann, Hochschule Bremen/University of Applied Sciences, Germany Asoc. Prof. Dr. Ruta Muktupāvela, Culture Academy of Latvia Prof. Dr. Sanita Osipova, University of Latvia Prof. Dr. Roman Petrov, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, President of ECSA Ukraine, Ukraine Prof. Dr. Gunnar Prause, Hochschule Wismar, Germany Prof. Dr. Juris Rozenvalds, University of Latvia Prof. Arild Sæther, Agder University, Norway Prof. Dr. Christoph Schewe, Germany Prof. Dr. Biruta Sloka, University of Latvia Dr. Jānis Vaivads, University of Latvia All contributions have been double-blind peer reviewed. Layout and cover design Andra Liepiņa and Denīze Ponomarjova Proof reader Denīze Ponomarjova and Julia Slanina © European Regional Development Fund, 2011 © European Social Fund, 2011 © University of Latvia, 2011 © Centre for European and Transition Studies at the University of Latvia, 2011 © Doctoral School for European Integration and Baltic Sea Region Studies at the University of Latvia, 2011 ISBN 978-9984-45-398-9
Published on Sep 22, 2011
This publication presents a collection of research papers in conjunction with the international conference “European Integration and Baltic...