Book review

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 16.07.2018, 01:58

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A new attempt to revise the European Union

A new attempt to revise the European Union

12.04.2018

Social sciences’ researchers are constantly writing about critical aspects in the EU’s development. Among frequent “targets” are ineffective decision making, growing bureaucracy, inappropriate EU funds’ aid distribution, etc. Issues of democratic deficit are coming under scrutiny too. A British professor adds fresh facets in “resetting Europe” along more active citizens’ involvement.

Keyword tags: Book review, Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, Latvia



National Encyclopedia of Latvia to be issued in October

National Encyclopedia of Latvia to be issued in October

23.03.2018

The printed version of the National Encyclopedia of Latvia will be issued on October 18, while the encyclopedia's online website will launch on December 18, the encyclopedia's editor in chief Valters Scerbinskis told a press conference on March 22nd, informs LETA.

World-wide sustainability policy framework: European approach

World-wide sustainability policy framework: European approach

15.01.2018

First Eurostat monitoring report on SDGs in Europe provides essential evidences to identify the gaps which need to be closed in order to achieve SDGs and to make informed policy choices.


New digital publication presenting the life of women and men in Europe

New digital publication presenting the life of women and men in Europe

18.10.2017

Our lives are filled with different milestones, such as starting school, leaving the parental home and starting work, getting married, having children, retiring… When it comes to education, employment, careers and earnings, but also childcare, health and nutrition habits, or cultural, sports and internet habits, there are large differences between women and men but also between EU Member States.

Collection of novellas by Latvian writer Blaumanis published in Germany

Collection of novellas by Latvian writer Blaumanis published in Germany

04.09.2017

A collection of novellas by Latvian writer Rudolfs Blaumanis (1863-1908) has been published in Germany by Aisthesis Verlag publishers based in Bielefeld, informs LETA.


03.08.2017

Estonia's Milrem and Latvian Institute of International Affairs publish book on unmanned ground vehicles

Estonian military industry company Milrem in cooperation with the Latvian Institute of International Affairs has published a new book, "Digital Infantry Battlefield Solution. Concept of Operations. Part Two", LETA was told at the institute.

05.07.2017

New edition of the Rietumu Guidebook to Latvia issued

Rietumu Bank has released a new version of its prestigious guidebook for Riga, Jurmala and other interesting places in Latvia – 2017 Rietumu Guide, informed BC representative of Mass Media and Public Relations at the bank Eleonora Gailisha.

01.03.2017

Business and investment in Russia: comprehensive analyses

Famous Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy series addresses in a new publication important and complex investment issues around Russia’s FDI. Foreign investments’ outflow and inflow has been (until recently) a vital part of both foreign corporate activities in Russia and Russian companies’ expansion in the world. A team of almost 20 researchers by using a range of different models reveals a diverse picture of Russian political economy through FDIs.

16.12.2016

Baltic Sea region: responses to modern challenges

Baltic Sea region’s cooperation is a priority for all countries in the area. The report on the state of the Baltic Sea region’s for 2016 shows the ways the region’s countries keep their positions as one of the most dynamic regions in the world. However, the report concludes that it is unlikely that the region would make a central platform for common actions.

20.10.2016

The Book “Piranesi. Roman Antiquities” Has Been Published in Riga

The Art Museum Riga Bourse, which forms a part of the Latvian National Museum of Art, in cooperation with the Embassy of Italy and Rietumu Charity Fund, has published an art book of its collection of graphic works by Giovanni Battista Piranesi. The book has been published with dedication to the exhibition of works of this outstanding Italian artist from the Latvian museum collection, recently held in the Riga Bourse, where the bulk of this collection was presented.

18.08.2016

The presentation of the book donation by The Gorbachev Foundation at the Academic Library of the University of Latvia

On 18 August 2016, at 14.00 o’clock at the Academic Library of the University of Latvia (Rupniecibas street 10, Riga) the book donation by The Gorbachev Foundation will take place.

13.06.2016

Latvians name fiscal prudence as main lesson from economic crisis

One of the main lessons people in Latvia learned during the economic crisis was to handle their finances with prudence and not live beyond their means, shows a survey conducted by the authors of the book "Economic Crisis in Latvia: The Aftertaste of a Success Story", informs LETA.

26.05.2016

New publication by the Latvian Institute of International Affairs assesses new tendencies in Latvia-US relations

Experts, who have authored the new collection of articles on Latvian-US relations, offered by the Latvian Institute of International Affairs, not only highlight both countries’ strategic cooperation on security issues but also call for greater attention to economics and the role of the diaspora. The publication assesses the achievements of the last four years and offers recommendations for the future. The new book will be freely available at the presentation and expert discussion taking place on May 26 at the hotel Bergs, as well as online.

12.05.2016

Online Round Tables materials’ collection is available at Baltic-Course.com/BMA

For readers’ convenience, we have published online the set of Round Tables and seminars’ materials, which took place during 2010-15 at the Baltic International Academy (BIA).

09.05.2016

Estonian businessman Kofkin triumphs against journalists in book lawsuit about Ansip

The businessman Alexander Kofkin has achieved a final victory in a lawsuit against the authors and the publisher of a book about former Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip after the Supreme Court on Monday turned down the defendants' appeal, informs LETA/BNS.

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