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    CALL FOR LITHUANIAN STUDIES AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY, AUTUMN SEMESTER 2018

    The course starts on 3 September 2018 and ends on 21 December 2018. Participating students are exempted from the tuition fee; they will also have their travelling expenses covered and will receive a scholarship on a monthly basis. For more information: Ongoing Registration.

    DR. LILITA ZALKALNS FROM STOCKHOLM UNIVERSITY VISITING VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY

    On 23-30 April, Dr. Lilita Zalkalns, a Professor of the Department of Baltic Languages at Stockholm University, was visiting Vytautas Magnus University. During her visit, Lilita Zalkalns delivered a lecture on contemporary Swedish society, its political, social, and cultural aspects. She also met with colleagues and worked at the University Library.

    PROF. DR. MARZHAN TAJIYEVA’S FROM ABAI KAZAKH NATIONAL PEDAGOGICAL UNIVERSITY VISIT TO LITHUANIAN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES

    On the 15th–21st of April 2018, Prof. Dr. Marzhan Tajiyeva from the Centre for Baltic Studies at Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University visited Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences. During the visit, Prof. Dr. Marzhan Tajiyeva observed lectures on the Lithuanian language at Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences. She also met with teachers and employees of this university and visited Lithuanian libraries. 

    PROF. DR. DALIA KUIZINIENĖ FROM VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY VISITING JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY IN KRAKOW

    On April 9-15, Prof. Dr. Dalia Kuizinienė was visiting Jagiellonian University in Krakow, where she gave lectures on Lithuanian exile prose and poetry and discussed the possibilities of further cooperation with colleagues from the Centre of Lithuanian culture.

    PROF. DR. REGINA RINKAUSKIENĖ’S AND ASSOC. PROF. DR. LAIMUTĖ BUČIENĖ’S FROM LITHUANIAN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES VISIT TO THE CENTRE FOR BALTIC STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

    On the 15th–21st of April 2018, Prof. Dr. Regina Rinkauskienė and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Laimutė Bučienė from the Faculty of Education in Humanities of Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences visited the Centre for Baltic Studies at the University of Helsinki. During the visit, Prof. Dr. R. Rinkauskienė delivered a series of lectures „Lithuanian Dialects and Ethnographic Regions“ and led workshops „Points of Intersection of Lithuanian Dialects and Language History“. Assoc. Prof. Dr. L. Bučienė delivered a series of lectures „Functional Aspect of Syntactic Structure of the Lithuanian Language“ and offered workshops „Practical Aspects of Lithuanian Syntax“.

    PROF. DR. GINTAUTAS KUNDROTAS’S FROM LITHUANIAN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES VISIT TO THE CENTRE FOR BALTIC STUDIES AT MAXIM TANK BELARUSIAN STATE PEDAGOGICAL UNIVERSITY

    On the 18th–24th of April 2018, Prof. Dr. Gintautas Kundrotas, Dean of the Faculty of Education in Humanities of Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, visited the Centre for Baltic Studies at Maxim Tank Belarusian State Pedagogical University. During the visit, Prof. Dr. G. Kundrotas delivered a series of lectures „Segmental and Supersegmental Elements of the Lithuanian Language“ and a number of different lectures on international words, choosing and usage of forms of grammatical words, and led workshops on phonetics.   

    DR. LAURA LAURUŠAITĖ’S VISIT TO UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI

    On the 11th–24th of April 2018, Dr. Laura Laurušaitė from the Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore visited the University of Helsinki. In the framework of her visit, Dr. Laura Laurušaitė delivered a series of lectures “The Main Features of the 21st Century Lithuanian and Latvian Literature” to BA and MA students in the study field of the Lithuanian and Latvian languages at the University of Helsinki.

    VILNIUS UNIVERSITY SIGNING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF DEV SANSKRITI IN HARIDWAR (INDIA)

    On the 6th of April, Vilnius University and the University of Dev Sanskriti in Haridwar (India) signed an agreement of cooperation in the project „Lithuanian Academic Scheme for International Cooperation in Baltic Studies”.

    PROF. DR. ASTA KAZLAUSKIENĖ AND DR. LOIC BOIZOU VISITING INALCO

    On 8-15 April 2018, Prof. Dr. Asta Kazlauskienė from the Department of Lithuanian Studies and Dr. Loïc Boizou, a researcher at the Centre of Computational Linguistics (Vytautas Magnus University), paid a visit to INALCO (National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations in Paris), where they delivered lectures on the phonological system and the prosody of the Lithuanian language and consulted students.

    PROF. DR. BONIFACAS STUNDŽIA VISITING THE UNIVERSITY OF PISA

    On 22-29 March 2018, Prof. Dr. Bonifacas Stundžia from the Department of Baltic Studies (Vilnius University) paid a visit to the University of Pisa. He delivered lectures on Baltic accentology, consulted students, and discussed the possibilities of further cooperation.

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