Latvian Ambassador visits Birmingham and meets POLSIS Staff

The new Latvian Ambassador Baiba Braze visited the University of Birmingham on 24 October 2016 and met staff in the Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS).

Her Excellency Baiba Braze the new Latvian Ambassador to the United Kingdom visited the University of Birmingham last week. In addition to meetings with senior members of the University including the Vice Chancellor, Ambassador Braze and members of her delegation met the head of POLSIS Dr Tim Haughton, deputy head of POLSIS Dr Jamie Gaskarth and Professor Kataryna Wolczuk. They discussed Baltic politics, the perceptions of Latvia in the UK, security of the Baltic region and Brexit and its consequences.

The Ambassador, her delegation and the members of POLSIS look forward to further cooperation and the forging of better relations between the department and Latvian academia and ministries.