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04/04/2018

Anthropologist Dace Dzenovska on the paradoxes of liberal Europeanness in Latvia

Cover of the book "School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia" (Cornell, 2018) by Dace Dzenovska
Cover of the book "School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia" (Cornell, 2018) by Dace Dzenovska
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On 10 April at 18.00, Baltic Research Centre for East Asian Studies (ASIARES) Reading Room (Level M, National Library of Latvia) the Latvian Association of Anthropologists, in collaboration with the National Library of Latvia, cordially invites you to the upcoming public talk and book launch in our Narrating the Human series. Speaker – assoc. prof. Dace Dzenovska, Oxford University. Title – School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia. Event language – Latvian (Q&A in Latvian and English). Free admission.

23/02/2018

Herder and Barons exhibition at the National Library

Herder and Barons exhibition to open at the National Library
Herder and Barons exhibition to open at the National Library
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An extra-ordinary exhibition – Herder and Barons – providing insight into the early history of collecting folk songs during the Age of Enlightenment, will be opened at 16.00 on 2 March in Level 4 atrium of the National Library of Latvia (NLL). Free admission.

07/02/2018

The National Library presents an educational website on the Reformation and Martin Luther

The National Library presents an educational website on the Reformation and Martin Luther
The National Library presents an educational website on the Reformation and Martin Luther
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Commencing 5 February until early 2020, the National Library of Latvia (NLL) is maintaining an educational site – www.luters.lv – a digital version of the stories in the NLL exhibition Luther. The Turn (01.11.2017.–04.02.2018.) about late medieval piety, Martin Luther's (1483–1546) struggle against indulgences and conflict with the Roman Catholic Church, the spread of his teachings and the way in which the Lutheran Reformation contributed to the development of the written Latvian language.

02/02/2018

Exhibition "Independence". Creative work of the Latvian born Shamir brothers

Exhibition "Independence". Creative work of the Latvian born Shamir brothers
Exhibition "Independence". Creative work of the Latvian born Shamir brothers
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From February 2 till April 4 the National Library of Latvia at its Conference Centre (Level -1) will host an exhibition – Independence (curator Yoram E. Shamir) reflecting the creative work of Latvian born Shamir brothers. Free admission.

24/01/2018

Public talk: Anthropologist Patrick Laviolette on hitchhiking in Europe

Public talk: Anthropologist Patrick Laviolette on hitchhiking in Europe
Public talk: Anthropologist Patrick Laviolette on hitchhiking in Europe
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On 1 February 18.00 the Latvian Association of Anthropologists, in collaboration with the National Library of Latvia, invites you to the upcoming public talk Rules of Thumb: Auto-stop 'Carporeality' by anthropologist Patrick Laviolette in our Narrating the Human series. The talk will take place in Baltic Research Centre for East Asian Studies (ASIARES) Reading Room (level M).  Language – English. Admission – free.

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