The B-LS Journal, Tiltas

An important element in maintaining contact between members is the Society’s publication (at least twice a year), of its journal Tiltas (‘The Bridge’).

Download the autumn 2021 edition here
Download the spring 2021 edition here
(nb no editions were produced in 2022 or 2023, new editions are planned for 2024)

Tiltas contains original articles about Lithuanian history, politics, culture, business and finance, British-Lithuanian links, the history of Lithuanians in Britain, film and book reviews, poetry and interviews with prominent political, business and cultural figures.

The journal is becoming recognised as a valuable resource for those interested in Lithuania and British-Lithuanian relations.
Members receive Tiltas free of charge.

Notable contributions have been:

  • Editor’s interview with Dalia Grybauskaite, former EU Commissioner for Finance and Budget and current President of Lithuania.
  • Paul Richardson, ‘The Ghost Soldiers of 1812’.
  • Romas Kinka, ‘A Lithuanian Easter’.
  • Gordon McLachlan, ‘Interview with Lithuanian Pianist Evelina Puzait?’.
  • Howard Jarvis, ‘Gone with Her Dreams: A Tribute to Jurga Ivanauskait?’.
  • Sir Conrad Swan, ‘Heraldry: British and Lithuanian – a Study of Comparison and Contrast’.
  • Thomas Lane, ‘The Jewish Question in Lithuania’.
  • Barry Ager, ‘Early Medieval Jewellery from the Eastern Baltic back on Display at the British Museum’.
  • Andy Cuckson and Petras Kurlavi?ius, ‘Lithuania’s Storks’.
  • Irene Saad, née Josuttis, ‘Searching for My Roots’.
  • Janet Zmroczek, ‘The British Library Lithuanian Collections’.

You can download a copy of 2018 Tiltas here.

You can download a copy of 2015 Tiltas here.