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    18th International Scientific Conference "LANGUAGE ACQUISITION: PROBLEMS AND PERSPECTIVE"

    Liepaja University in cooperation with Latvian Language and Literature Teachers’ Association, The Latvian Association of Teachers of English Speech, Therapists’ Association of Latvia, Latvian Association of Applied Linguistics, British Council Latvia, Goethe-Institut Riga and Liepaja Department of Education kindly asks you to participate in the 18th International Scientific Conference LANGUAGE ACQUISITION: PROBLEMS AND PERSPECTIVE.

    For more information: https://vapplapp.liepu.lv/en.

    The seminar “Cultural heterologies and democracy. Culture in the Baltic countries in the 1990s”

    The seminar “Cultural heterologies and democracy” will take place in Viinistu, in northern Estonia, on 17–19 August 2021.

    For more information: CALL FOR PAPERS.

    CALL FOR LITHUANIAN STUDIES AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY, AUTUMN SEMESTER 2021

    The course starts on 2 September and ends on 21 December.

    For more information: Ongoing registration.

    LITHUANIAN STUDIES AT VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY, AUTUMN SEMESTER 2021

    The call for Lithuanian studies in the spring semester at Vytautas Magnus University is now open. The course starts on 23 August 2021 and ends on 21 December 2021.

    For more information: Ongoing registration.

    INTERNSHIPS AT VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY

    Student internship at Vytautas Magnus University provides an opportunity for students of undergraduate, graduate or doctoral programs to acquire professional training in different fields, improve their language skills, get acquainted with Lithuania more closely, collect materials for their research papers and theses in the field of Lithuanian studies. The duration of an internship is 4 months. 12 ECTS credits are granted. The starting date of the internship is confirmed with each trainee individually. For incoming students, travel expenses are covered, and a monthly scholarship is paid (570 Eur per month). During the internship period, students are guided by supervisors. For more information see: https://baltnexus.lt/en/ongoing-registration.

    CALL FOR THE LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE SUMMER COURSES AT VMU

    The Online summer courses at Vytautas Magnus University will take place in Kaunas on 19 July – 14 August 2021.

    For more information: Ongoing registration.

    CALL FOR THE SUMMER COURSE AT VU

    The call for the online Lithuanian language summer course at Vilnius University is now open. The summer course will take place in Vilnius on 5-30 July 2021.

    For more information: Ongoing registration.

    6th international conference "The Interaction of Traditions and Modernity"

    The 6th international conference "The Interaction of Traditions and Modernity" shall be held at the Faculty of the Social Sciences and Humanities of the Klaipėda University on the 18-19th of November, 2021 and shall be dedicated to mark the 80th anniversary of Professor Dr. Audronė Kaukienė, a renowned scholar of Baltic Linguistics.  


    We kindly invite You to participate: https://www.ku.lt/tradicija_modernybe/index.php/en/ programme/

    REGISTRATION FORM: https://www.ku.lt/tradicija_modernybe/index.php/registracija/ 

    CALL FOR PAPERS

    INTERACTIVE TRAINING COURSE AT VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY

    On January 21, 2021, an interactive on-line training session was organised at Vytautas Magnus University. The course was joined by 32 participants from the centres of Lithuanian (Baltic) studies abroad as well as scholarly and academic institutions of Lithuania. The training session lasted 6 academic hours and offered three lectures. During the first lecture, Dr. Teresė Ringailienė presented “Learn and Speak Lithuanian”, her new manual for the learners of the Lithuanian language. Assoc. Prof. Ingė Lukšaitė, Prof. Dr. Rūta Petrauskaitė, Lina Bloveščiūnienė and Nijolė Kolesinskienė offered a lecture on the database “Lituanistika” (LDB), an international research database providing bibliographic records, abstracts and full-text documents about the past and present of the Lithuanian state, society, culture, nation and language. The third lecture delivered by Assoc. Prof. Tomas Pabedinskas was on the Lithuanian photography.

    Job heading: Lithuanian language and literature

    The professor will mostly teach students at all levels of the INALCO’s Lithuanian programs (university certificates, Bachelor, Master). His/Her courses will cover theoretical and practical elements of Lithuanian language (phonetics, phonology, morphology,lexicology, syntax, translation, etc).

    The person will be the pedagogical director of the Lithuanian programs and will need to perform the relevant administrative tasks (creation of program curricula, course coordination, course/teacher scheduling, creation of informational documents concerning the courses, student advising, etc).

    The successful candidate will also have to contribute to the creation of new pedagogical tools for the teaching of contemporary Lithuanian. These tools could be digital. Consequently, knowledge about education technologies would be advantageous.

    The professor could perform some of his/her teaching duties in interdisciplinary linguistics seminars organized by the Department of Europe. These seminars could cover methodology for Master students, or general linguistics.

    The successful candidate will act as a research advisor for Master and PhD students and help in increasing the national and international visibility of the INALCO’s Lithuanian Studies program, the only such program in France and one of the few in Europe.

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