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Friday, November 6, 2015

This most recent development supports the Libraries ongoing efforts to expand its Baltic Studies collection and commitment to preserve the region’s cultural heritage.

Washington DC—Earlier this week on Nov. 3, 2015 Eerik Marmei, the Estonian Ambassador to the United States, presented Michael Keller, Stanford University Librarian, with an Estonian e-resident’s digital identity card.  Keller has become one of the 6,000 people to join the tech-savvy country’s bold e-residency program. 

Under Michael Keller’s leadership and with donor support Stanford Libraries has established a growing Baltic Studies Program, which includes resources on Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian history, literature and culture. In addition to books, periodicals and primary source holding Stanford Libraries actively collaborates with the Museum of Occupations in Tallinn, Estonia, as well as other institutions and organizations in order to enhance the Baltic studies by conducting collaborative projects, organizing seminars, conferences and other events to support collection development. 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

"In the Crosswind" (2014), film image

The Baltic film series continues with the film screening of "In the Crosswind" (2014) with introduction by Uve Poom.

When: Monday, November 16, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Where: Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall
Contact: Liisi Esse or CREEES, 650-725-2563

Uve Poom is the former CEO of the Unitas Foundation, an Estonian educational charity aimed at raising awareness of history and human rights in the 20th century. He is currently a Masters candidate at Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford University.

Concierge Keys

Sign up for the November 2015 Concierge!

We will be hearing about the new Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR), which supports digital humanities and computational social science research and teaching at Stanford. We'll be joined by CIDR co-directors Glen Worthey and Stu Snydman as well as members of the CIDR team to describe CIDR's mission as well as tools, projects, data management, and analysis designed and developed by the team.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

GIS Day logo
Mark your calendars! Stanford's GIS Day celebration is coming! Wednesday, November 18th we will have a full day of talks, demos and workshops, as well as great food and fun, to celebrate GIS and the work of the Stanford Geospatial Center.

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