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    ASSOC. PROF. DR. BRONĖ STUNDŽIENĖ’S FROM VILNIUS UNIVERSITY VISIT TO UNIVERSITY OF WROCLAW

    On 17–24th of November 2018, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bronė Stundžienė from Vilnius University visited the Centre for Baltic Studies at the University of Wroclaw.  Associate Professor Bronė Stundžienė delivered a series of lectures on traditional Lithuanian culture to the students of the Wroclaw University. The lectures were aimed at giving a synthesised picture of Lithuanian traditional cultural process, which allowed students to grasp its continuation and never ending character of formation of new cultural manifestations.

    PROFESSOR PETERIS VANAGS’S FROM STOCKHOLM UNIVERSITY VISIT TO LITHUANIA

    On the 6–12th of November 2018, Head of the Baltic Studies Centre of Stockholm University, Sweden, Professor Peteris Vanags visited Lithuania. During the visit, professor Peteris Vanags participated at the events dedicated to Simonas Daukantas 225th birth anniversary. He also met colleagues form different research institutions. 

    HEAD OF THE CENTRE FOR BALTIC STUDIES AT BALTIC IMMANUEL KANT FEDERAL UNIVERSITY VIOLETA LOPETIENĖ’S VISIT TO LITHUANIA

    On the 19–25th of November 2018, Head of the Centre for Baltic Studies at Baltic Immanuel Kant Federal University Violeta Lopetienė visited Lithuania. During the short-term visit, she developed her professional qualification, met colleagues for consultations.

    During the visit to Lithuania, at Education Academy of Vytautas Magnus University V. Lopetienė had discussions with teachers of different study subjects, considered future student exchange programmes and perspectives of further cooperation. V. Lopetienė also visited National Martynas Mažvydas Library, where Prof. Dr. Dainius Vaitiekūnas acquainted her with peculiarities of work of the Department of Lithuanian Philology and the newest research. The visit outcomes are important for promotion of Lithuanian studies and culture in Kaliningrad.

    HEAD OF THE CENTRE FOR BALTIC STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WROCLAW DR. TATJANA VOLOGDINA’S VISIT TO LITHUANIA

    On the 12–18th on November 2018, Head of the Centre for Baltic Studies at the University of Wroclaw Dr. Tatjana Vologdina visited Lithuania. She developed her pedagogical qualification at Education Academy of Vytautas Magnus University. Dr. Tatjana Vologdina also discussed with colleagues perspectives of further cooperation and did research in Lithuanian libraries.   

    Assoc. Prof. Alma Braziūnienė visiting the Centre of Baltic Studies at the University of Warsaw

    On October 22-27, Assoc. Prof. Alma Braziūnienė (Faculty of Communication, Vilnius University) was visiting the Centre of Baltic Studies at the University of Warsaw. During her visit, Braziūnienė met with colleagues working in the centre, delivered lectures to students and participated in the discussions regarding book collecting, bibliomania, and bibliophilia.

    KRISTINA VAISVALAVIČIENĖ FROM VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY VISITING THE UNIVERSITY OF LATVIA

    On 23–30 October, Kristina Vaisvalavičienė, a doctoral student working at the Centre of Letonics  at Vytautas Magnus University, was visiting the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Latvia in Ryga.  She delivered lectures on Lithuanian children’s literature, presented the main researchers of this study field, their main works and publications. Students were also presented translations from the Lithuanian to the Latvian language, their screening versions and interpretations in art. In the Centre of Lithuanian Studies, K. Vaisvilavičienė also discussed the perspectives of the comparative research and consulted students.

    International Scientific Conference "Word. Meaning. Dictionary"

    Latvian Language Institute invites you to International Scientific Conference "Word. Meaning. Dictionary" to commemorate the 146th anniversary of academician Jānis Endzelīns.

    Conference will take place in Riga 21–22 February, 2019.

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    DR. DAIVA VAIŠNIENĖ’S VISIT TO THE CENTRE FOR BALTIC STUDIES AT STOCKHOLM UNIVERSITY

    On the 14–20th of October 2018, Dr. Daiva Vaišnienė from Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences visited the Centre for Baltic Studies at Stockholm University. She delivered a series of lectures and offered seminars on language policy and its regulation in Lithuania.

    AN INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP OF BALTISTICS HELD ON 18-20 OCTOBER IN ESTONIA (TARTU): “CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE BALTIC REGION: CONTACTS AND CONTEXTS”

    On 18-20 October, an international workshop of Baltistics, entitled “Consciousness of the Baltic Region: Contacts and Contexts”, was held in Tartu (Estonia). The workshop was organised by the institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore. The papers that were presented by the workshop participants were divided into three parts and presented in three days. The first day of the workshop was dedicated to the teaching of the Baltic languages and their flexibility (what we adopt or permit to integrate into our languages, which Baltic universals are recognized in the symbolic poetic language). On the second day, the participants discussed the problems related to translation, whereas narrower research aspects were discussed on the third day. The friendly atmosphere of the seminar became more intense during the brain battle. The participants also enjoyed the excursion in the Tartu University building built in the classicism style and the screening of the film Arčiau žemės, anapus upės directed by Viktorija Jonkutė. The workshop demonstrated that Lithuanian studies and Baltic studies attract young people when academics manage to present them in an attractive manner.

    PROF. LAIMUTĖ BALODĖ FROM HELSINKI UNIVERSITY VISITING LITHUANIA

    On 13-21 October, Prof. Laimutė Balodė from the University of Helsinki was visiting Vytautas Magnus University and Vilnius University. During her visit in VMU, Prof. Balodė met with colleagues from the centre of Letonics and other fellow professors teaching Lithuanian studies. She delivered two lectures to students on Latvian dictionaries of proper names, place name dictionaries and their structure and a lecture about the newest tendencies for proper names in Latvia and the Baltic region to her fellow professors. During her visit, Prof. Balodė also worked in libraries and attended various scientific and cultural events.

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