About us / Centres


Graphic element for CBEES - the Centre for Baltic and East European StudiesThe Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES) is a multidisciplinary research centre focusing on the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe.

The centre's task is to coordinate the university's research, postgraduate education and other activities that focus on the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe, with the aim of being an academic leader in this area.

The Baltic and East European Graduate School (BEEGS) is part of CBEES. The journal Baltic Worlds, a quarterly scholarly journal and news magazine, is published by CBEES.

CBEES Advanced Seminars

The purpose of the seminars is to present ongoing research focusing on the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe, both in Sweden and abroad. CBEES seminars are open to a wide audience and there is no need to register in advance unless this is specified.

CBEES Advanced Seminars is a series of lectures, presentations of new publications and discussions of individual academic work-in-progress, all tied to contemporary research in the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe.

Most of the seminars in this series are held on Mondays, even weeks, 13.00-14.30 in room MA 796, on level seven of the Moa building, Alfred Nobels allé 7. Some ad hoc seminars may be held on other days of the week and in other rooms, subject to announcement. Most of the seminars are held in English. If a seminar is held in Swedish that will also be noted below.

A few times each semester, the seminars are organized as workshops for BEEGS, other doctoral students and researchers, focusing on topical issues like publishing, data collection and research methods.

Seminar leaders

Professor Irina Sandomirskaja, irina.sandomirskaja@sh.se  
Associate Professor Charlotte Bydler, charlotte.bydler@sh.se
Professor Joakim Ekman, joakim.ekman@sh.se

Seminar papers

Please email the chair of the seminar in advance if you would like a copy of the seminar paper.