July 29, 2015
On 23 October 2015, the V-Dem Regional Center for Eastern Europe and Russia will hold its first annual conference on “Varieties of Democracy: The Baltic States in a Regional and Global Perspective”. The conference will present the Regional Center’s preliminary research on patterns of democracy in the Baltic states. It will also feature two keynote presentations on V-Dem research by Prof. Staffan Lindberg (University of Gothenburg) and Prof. Michael Bernhard (University of Florida, Gainesville). Prominent scholars from Russia, Latvia and Lithuania have additionally been invited to serve as discussants for the papers.