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Table of contents

Silviu Miloiu and Elena Dragomir

Editorial Foreword5

Leonidas Donskis

War and Peace in Eastern Europe: The Ukrainian Lessons7

Meri Elisabet Herrala

Post-War Friendship Between Neighbors: An outline of Soviet-Finnish Music Exchanges from 1944 towards the collapse of the Soviet Union27

Crina Leon

Knut Hamsun between cultural Germany and political Germany53

Roxana-Ema Dreve

Sunne – Göran Tunström‘s land of peace and beauty63

Adél Furu

Peace through cultural interaction: the ethnic relations in Finland and Turkey69

Kathleen Easlick

Literary and cultural exchange: translation trends in the Nordic and Baltic countries77

Alexandra Airinei

Pre-Christian Scandinavian royalty. From the legendary kings to the 11th century kingship95

Mihaela Mehedinþi-Beiean

Peace or conflict? Past cultural relations between the Nordic countries, Russia and the Romanian area (17th – 19th Centuries)105


Mircea-Cristian Ghenghea

About Pan-Scandinavianism. Reference points in the 19th century (1815-1864)127

Adrian Vi?alaru

Romanian diplomats in the Scandinavian countries (1916-1947)147

Kari Alenius

Finnish efforts to promote cultural relations with Romania during the Second World War169

Silviu Miloiu

When the West is far away: Romanian attempts to withdraw from World War II (1943-1944), Finnish views183

Nicoleta Carmen Olteanu

How did 22/7 shape the political rhetoric on immigration and integration in Norway?207

Mehmet Efe Biresselioglu, Muhittin Hakan Demir, Sinem Dönmez

Danish Straits versus Turkish Straits: The Potential Impact of Prospective Russian Oil Exports 223

Gheorghe Bârlea

Leonidas Donskis – an encyclopedic Renaissance-like figure241

Artur Lakatos

Pal Thonstad Sandvik, Multinationals, Subsidiaries and National Business Systems: the Nickel Industry and Falconbridge Nikkelverk255

Call for Papers 258

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Seventh annual international conference on Baltic and Nordic Studies in Romania. Good governance in Romania and the Nordic and Baltic countries

Nicolae Iorga Institute of History of the Romanian Academy, Romania
November 24-25, 2016

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Vol. 7, issue 2 of The Romanian Journal of Baltic and Nordic Studies has been published online. Please, access it free of charge here


Starting: in groups: from 1st to 13th of August. Individually courses are held all summer.
Duration of the course: The Course runs for 4-6 academic hours per day, with Language practice for 44 hours and Lithuanian history, literature and ethnology for 6 hours.
Languages of instruction: English, Russian, French, Italian, Lithuanian.
Place: in the center of Vilnius – Gediminas ave. 26.
Certification: students will receive a Lithuanian language Summer Course Certificate.
Separate groups for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students are planned.
During the courses various cultural program are planned: excursions in Lithuania, degustation of traditional Lithuanian dishes, ethno cultural events, visiting some museums, creative workshops with famous Lithuanian artists.
More information:…/lithuani…/intensyvus-vasaros-kursai-1/
Time: 1-12 of August, in groups. All summer indivual courses takes place.
Starting: in group on August 1-12. Individual courses are held all summer.
Duration: 20 acad. hours (10 days, 2 acad. hours per day).
Explaining languages: English, Russian, Lithuanian.
Place: Gediminas ave. 26, Vilnius.
Certificate: at the end of the course every participant will get the LINGUA LITUANICA certificate.
Classes take place in small groups.
On Saturdays it is possible to go to excursions with parents.
More information:…/lithuanian-language…/kursai-vaikams-1/
Registration to the courses: you can register to the courses by the internet, email: or directly coming to the institute Gediminas ave. 26, Vilnius.

7 octombrie 2015

A aparut Norsk-Rumensk ordbok. Dictionar norvegian-roman, vol. 1, autori Arno Halvorsen si Crina Leon. Acesta poate fi consultat la biblioteca online a Asociatiei Romane pentru Studii Baltice si Nordice.

Dictionar norvegian roman vol 1