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    LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE SUMMER COURSE AT VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY

    On site and online Lithuanian Language and culture summer course at Vytautas Magnus University is taking place in Kaunas on 18 July – 12 August 2002. This year, 31 students from Czech Republic, India, Poland, Latvia, France, Georgia, Finland, and Ukraine study Lithuanian language and participate in various workshops, exhibitions, excursions, and other cultural events. All students are participants of the project “Lithuanian Academic Scheme for International Cooperation in Baltic Studies” (No. 09.3.1-ESFA-V-709-01-0002).

    TEACHER TRAINING COURSE IN ŠILUTĖ

    On June 2-9, the teacher training course “Lithuanian Horizons: Achievements and the Newest Research into Language, Culture, Art, History, and Social Studies - 3” took place in Šilutė. The course gathered teachers from different centres of Lithuanian (Baltic) studies abroad, namely, Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, India, the USA, Latvia, Poland, Georgia, Finland, Germany, and Hungary, and teachers working with students learning Lithuanian as a foreign language at Vilnius University.

    LITHUANIAN STUDIES AT VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY, AUTUMN SEMESTER 2022

    The call for Lithuanian studies in the autumn semester at Vytautas Magnus University is now open. The course starts on 23 August and ends on 20 December 2022. 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.

    CALL FOR LITHUANIAN STUDIES AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY, AUTUMN SEMESTER 2022

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

    Linas Didvalis, Associate Professor at the Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Vytautas Magnus University, visited the University of Tartu, Estonia

    On 17-24 May Linas Didvalis, Associate Professor at the Department of Cultural Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Vytautas Magnus University, visited the University of Tartu, Estonia. During the visit, the students were introduced to the links between the Baltic and East Asian regions, especially Lithuania's relations with Japan, and the approach to study about the Baltics and Lithuania from the perspective of area studies. Meetings with researchers, library visits, and discussions on study programmes were also held. The time spent at the University of Tartu allowed both to share the knowledge and to strengthen the links, which inevitably weakened during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    VI International Lithuania Congress in Wroclaw, Poland

    On 19-20 May 2022, the University of Wroclaw together with Vytautas Magnus University and other partners hosted the sixth International Lithuania Congress. As one of the academic events organized as part of the project “Lithuanian Academic Scheme for International Cooperation in Baltic Studies” (No. 09.3.1-ESFA-V-709-01-0002), the congress gathered everyone interested in Lithuania, its culture, history, politics, Lithuanian language and relations between Lithuanians and Poles and other neighbours. Participants from the centres of Baltic Studies in different countries as well as researchers from scholarly and academic institutions of Lithuania presented research papers, took part in discussions, debates and participated in cultural and educational programme.

    Three lecturers from the Vytautas Magnus University visiting the University of Latvia

    Three lecturers from the Vytautas Magnus University – dr. Aukse Noreikaite, dr. Kristina Vaisvalavičiene and PhD student Joris Kazlauskas – visited the Center of Lithuanian studies at the Faculty of Humanities in University of Latvia on the  20–27th of April. The lecturers presented the students of the Latvian and Baltic studies the detailed review of the newest researches of Latvian-Lithuanian border identity, explored the aspects of Lithuanian history and culture in the children and adolescent literature, as well as presented some aspects of genderlects and Lithuanian prosody. Besides the lectures, the lecturers gave the students some consultations and practical works, discussed actual questions on the popularisation of Lithuanian studies.

    9th Baltic Student Conference "BRIDGES IN THE BALTICS"

    The Subdepartment of Baltic studies at the University of Warsaw – together with our Partners from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – is delighted to invite you to the 9th Baltic Student Conference BRIDGES IN THE BALTICS, which will take place in Warsaw (Poland) on September 23–24, 2022. 

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    CALL FOR THE LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE SUMMER COURSE AT VMU

    On site and online Lithuanian Language and culture summer course at Vytautas Magnus University will take place in Kaunas on 18 July – 112 August 2022.

    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 4-29 July 2022.

    For more information: Ongoing Registration.

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