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    THE VISIT OF PROF. DR. PIETRO U. DINI AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY

    On 28 September - 8 October 2017, Prof. Dr. Pietro U. Dini (University of Pisa) was visiting the Faculty of Philology at Vilnius University. He delivered a workshop to the students, consulted on the issues of historical, general linguistics and translation theory. The professor also gave a presentation in the conference "Translation: sameness, likeness and match".

    International scientific conference dedicated to the 150th birthday of Jānis Zēvers / Johann Sehwers “Jānis Zēvers / Johann Sehwers – 150”

    Latvian Language Institute of the University of Latvia, University of Latvia Faculty of Humanties Department of Germanic Studies, University of Latvia Faculty of Humanties Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, Ventspils University College Faculty of Translation Studies invites you to participate in the international scientific conference dedicated to the 150th birthday of Jānis Zēvers / Johann Sehwers “Jānis Zēvers / Johann Sehwers – 150”.

    Please submit the Participant Form including an abstract (up to 700 characters) by November 30, 2017 via e-mail to renate.silina-pinke@lu.lv.

    Sehwers DE, Zēvers EN, Zēvers LV

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    ASSOC. PROF. EDMUNDAS TRUMPA’S FROM UNIVERSITY OF LATVIA ACADEMIC VISIT TO VILNIUS UNIVERSITY

     On 2-8 October 2017, Associate Professor Dr. Edmundas Trumpa visited the Faculty of Philology of Vilnius University. During the academic visit, Dr. E. Trumpa delivered a lecture, discussed possibilities for cooperation between the University of Latvia and Vilnius University, and met colleagues from Vilnius University, the Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore as well as members of the Lithuanian Writers’ Union.

    THE VISIT OF EVA KRIVANKOVA AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY

    On 17-23 September 2017, lecturer Eva Krivankova (Masaryk University, Brno) was visiting the Faculty of Philology at Vilnius University. During the visit, E. Krivankova worked at the Library of Vilnius University, was consulted by the lecturers from the Department of Baltic Studies and the Department of Lithuanian Language.

    LITHUANIAN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES TEACHERS DR. JURGA TRIMONYTĖ BIKELIENĖ AND DR. ONA PETRĖNIENĖ’S ACADEMIC VISIT TO GEORGIAN TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

    On 1-8 October 2017, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences teachers Dr. Jurga Trimonytė Bikelienė and Dr. Ona Petrėnienė visited the Centre for Lithuanian Language and Culture at Georgian Technical University. The teachers delivered lectures on the Lithuanian language policy, Lithuanian lexicology and lexical stylistics, conducted the Lithuanian language workshops for beginners, organised a quiz, took part in educational and cultural programmes, and met with Mayor of the Kazbek Municipality. 

    GEDA MONTVILAITĖ-SABAITIENĖ’S INTERNSHIP

    On 14-23 September 2017, professor from the Baltic Studies Center of Charles University in Prague Geda Montvilaitė-Sabaitienė participated in an internship. During the internship, Geda Montvilaitė-Sabaitienė gave lectures, carried out research in the library, collected materials for the subjects taught, and met researchers from the Lithuanian centres of Baltic and Lithuanian studies.

    22nd International Scientific Conference “The Word: Aspects of Research”

    Liepāja University Faculty of Humanities and Arts and Kurzeme Institute of Humanities invite you to participate in the 22nd International Scientific Conference “The Word: Aspects of Research” which will be held at Liepāja University 30 November–1 December 2017.

    Please submit your application to the Scientific and Organising Committee (e-mail: balti@liepu.lv) by 18 October 2017.

    The acceptance letter will be sent by 26 October 2017.

    Working languages: Latvian, Lithuanian, English, German, and Russian.

    Application form.

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    CALL FOR REGISTRATION OF SHORT-TERM VISITS IN 2018

    Call for registration of visit demand from Lithuanian scholarly and academic institutions to foreign centres of Baltic (Lithuanian) studies and call for registration of visit demand from foreign centres of Baltic (Lithuanian) studies to Lithuanian scholarly and academic institutions in 2018.

    More information can be accessed at Ongoing Registration.

    Lithuanian studies at Vilnius University and Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences in 2018

    Call for Lithuanian studies in the spring semester at Vilnius University and Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences.

    More information can be accessed at Ongoing Registration.

    KĖDAINIAI HOSTED THE INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE “REFORMATION AND LITHUANIAN STUDIES”

    On the 25th–26th of September 2017, Kėdainiai hosted the international scientific conference “Reformation and Lithuanian Studies” dedicated to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. The conference discussed state, societal and cultural spheres of life most influenced by the Reformation, the influence of the Reformation over territories were Protestantism did not become a predominant religion as well as its influence over Lithuanian studies, i.e. the development of Lithuania as a state, its society, culture, language history and literature, research and dissemination of Lithuanian studies in Lithuania and abroad, the differences and similarities of the Protestantism and protestants in Lithuania and other European countries. Together with representatives from Lithuanian scholarly and academic institutions in the framework of the project scholars, academic staff and undergraduates arrived from the centres of Baltic (Lithuanian) studies to participate at the conference.

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