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    CALL FOR LITHUANIAN STUDIES, AUTUMN SEMESTER 2019

    Call for Lithuanian studies at Vilnius and Vytautas Magnus Universities. 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.

    PROF. DR. VIDAS KAVALIAUSKAS’S FROM GEORGIAN TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY VISIT TO VILNIUS UNIVERSITY

    On 8-15th of March 2019, Head of the Centre for the Lithuanian Language and Culture at Georgian Technical University Professor Dr. Vidas Kavaliauskas visited Vilnius University. At Vilnius University Professor Dr. Vidas Kavaliauskas developed his professional expertise in teaching Lithuanian and participated in various educational events.

    LECTURER LINA PESTAL FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA VISITING LITHUANIA

    On 16-23 February, Lina Pestal from the University of Vienna was visiting Vytautas Magnus University and Vilnius University. During her internship, the lecturer collected material for the Lithuanian language courses that she teaches and met with colleagues and authors of newly published books relevant to the field of Lithuanian studies.

    PROF. DR. JOVITA NEVULYTĖ-GRĖBLIŪNIENĖ FROM ADAM MICKIEWICZ UNIVERSITY IN POZNAŃ VISITING LITHUANIA

    On 10-18 February, Dr. Jovita Nevulytė-Grėbliūnienė from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań visited Vilnius University, where she attended lectures, worked in the University libraries, and participated in the presentation of the new monograph by Prof. Dr. Danguolė Mikulėnienė.

    7th Baltic Student Conference “Bridges in the Baltics”

    University of Latvia  invites you to the 7th Baltic Student Conference “Bridges in the Baltics” to be held on October 11-12, 2019, in Riga, Latvia.

    The aim of the conference is to bring together students whose studies and research focus on the languages or culture of the three Baltic States, to give them the possibility to meet their peers from other countries and universities, to present their academic work and interests, to learn from each other and to make new contacts. The conference welcomes everyone who is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree at any university in the Baltic States or elsewhere.

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    On February 23 - March 2, 2019, VDU Prof. Dr. Jūratė Ruzaitė and Dr. Teresė Ringailienė were visiting the Technical University of Sakartvelo in Tbilisi

    During her visit at the Lithuanian Language and Culture Centre, Prof. Dr. Jūratė Ruzaitė gave lectures on "Language and Technology" to students of different language levels. The lectures focused on the possibilities of using corpora and other electronic resources in language learning. Dr. Teresė Ringailienė gave lectures on learners’ attitudes towards the Lithuanian language, their motivation, and typical mistakes caused by differences between Lithuanian and learners’ native language.

    The lectures were followed by workshops and seminars, during which students performed interactive tasks, played language games, which consolidated their grammar, vocabulary, and pragmatic use of language, analyzed typical grammar and lexical errors, selected from the learner corpus, which is currently being constructed for the project portal, and compared the use of learner language with language use in the corpus of Lithuanian native speakers. A diagnostic test was performed for students wishing to assess their level of Lithuanian language proficiency.

    Making Old Lithuanian Texts Usable for Research

    We would like to invite you to take part in a seminar intended to bring together researchers working with Old Lithuanian texts. Its working title is ‘Making Old Lithuanian Texts Usable for Research’, and it is scheduled to take place at Vilnius University, Faculty of Philology, on November 28 and 29, 2019.

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    AURELIJA KAŠKELEVIČIENĖ’S, HEAD OF CENTRE FOR BALTIC STUDIES AT UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI, VISIT TO LITHUANIA

    On the 18th–22nd of February 2019, Head of the Centre for Baltic Studies at the University of Helsinki Aurelija Kaškelevičienė, visited Education Academy of Vytautas Magnus University. During the visit, Aurelija Kaškelevičienė attended lectures, had discussions with colleagues from Vytautas Magnus University and other institutions, and worked in the libraries of Lithuania.   

    Exhibition “The Prague of Jonas Basanavičius”

    On 15 February, a photography exhibition entitled “The Prague of Jonas Basanavičius” was opened in the centre of culture in Marijampolė. The exhibition was prepared by the doctoral student Jindřich Čeladín who works at the city of Prague museum but is currently on an internship at Vytautas Magnus University. Photographs reflect the life in the city of Prague in the period between the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries, i.e. the Prague that inspired Jonas Basanavičius for his great works. The exhibition will be open until 12 March. 

    DIALECTOLOGICAL EXPEDITION

    We kindly invite you to register for the Dialectological Expedition organised by Vytautas Magnus University. The Expedition will be launched in Žemaitija (Samogitia) on the 24th–30th of June 2019.

    For more information: Ongoing registration.

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