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    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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    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 Lithuanistics. 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.

    PROF. DR. AURELIJA LEONAVIČIENĖ VISITING MASARYK UNIVERSITY IN BRNO

    On 30 September – 7 October, Prof. Dr. Aurelija Leonavičienė from Vytautas Magnus University was visiting the Department of Linguistics and Baltic Studies at Masaryk University in Brno, where she gave lectures to the bachelor, master and doctoral students of the Baltic studies programme. Prof. Leonavičienė introduced the features of the translated administrative texts, lexical and morphological peculiarities of the contemporary administrative speech, the status of the Lithuanian language and the most significant aspects of the language politics in Lithuania.

    VISITS TO THE CENTRE OF LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE AT GEORGIAN TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

    On 12-19 September, lecturers dr. Giedrė Barkauskaitė and dr. Jurgita Macijauskaitė-Bonda from Vytautas Magnus university paid a visit back the Centre of Lithuanian Language and Culture at Georgian Technical University where they gave lectures on Lithuanian folklore and traditions; folk costume, folk dances and folk art. Students not only participated in lectures but also in workshops, where they learned to make traditional straw gardens and dance traditional Lithuanian dances.

    THE CALL FOR THE LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE WINTER COURSE AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY IS NOW OPEN

    The application period for the Lithuanian Language Winter Course has started. The course will be held at Vilnius University from January 7 to 18, 2019. For more information: Ongoing Registration.

    PROF. DR. VIDAS KAVALIAUSKAS VISIT TO VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY

    On 5-14 July, professor Vidas Kavaliauskas from the Centre of Lithuanian Language and Culture at Georgian Technical University in Tbilisi was visiting Vytautas Magnus university, where he delivered seminars on pronunciation and accentuation to students of the Lithuanian Language and Culture Summer School.

    23rd International Scientific Conference “The Word: Aspects of Research”

    Liepāja University invites you to participate in the 23rd International Scientific Conference “The Word: Aspects of Research”, which will be held at Liepāja University 29–30 November 2018. The workshop on diachronic and areal linguistics is dedicated to the 90th anniversaries of birth of Professor Antoņina Reķēna and linguist Silvija Raģe.

    Please submit your application to the Scientific and Organising Committee on-line (https://vards.liepu.lv) from 10 September 2018 by 15 October.

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    ASSOC. PROF. DR. CHRISTIANE SCHILLER’S VISIT TO VILNIUS UNIVERSITY

    On the 15th–20th of August 2018, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Christiane Schiller from Humboldt University of Berlin visited Vilnius University. She worked in Vilnius University libraries, i.e. collected data of Lithuanian folklore, and discussed questions related to research of the old corpus and its digital printing with colleagues from Vilnius University.

    DR. FELIX THIES’S FROM GOETHE UNIVERSITY IN FRANKFURT VISIT TO LITHUANIA

    From the 27th of July to the 8th of August 2018, Dr. Felix Thies from Goethe University in Frankfurt visited Vilnius University. Dr. Felix Thies made a presentation at the International Summer School on Linguistics in Salos and participated at the workshop on digitalisation of Samuel Boguslaw Chylinski’s New Testament “Interactive Digital Edition of Chylinski’s New Testament-4”.  

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