Links to the Baltic Sea ventures

 

 

Diaspora conference
Seventy years ago this fall occurred the massive fleeing, mostly across the Baltic Sea, by thousands of Estonians to the West. In order to observe and to recall that event, the Estonian Diaspora Academy in cooperation with both the History Institute and the Academic Library Estonian Exile Literature Centre of Tallinn University is holding an academic conference on September 18-19, 2014, at Tallinn University.

Remembrance day
In cooperation with the Occupations Museum, survivors of the fleeing in 1944 gather at the Occupations Museum on September 20, 2014, to share their memories and their subsequent experiences as refugees.