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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.

04/12/2017

Conference "Medieval Livonia and Its Historical Heritage"

Conference "Medieval Livonia and Its Historical Heritage"
Conference "Medieval Livonia and Its Historical Heritage"
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On 7-9 December 2017 you are welcome to visit the conference "Medieval Livonia and Its Historical Heritage". The Conference will take place at the National Library of Latvia and is the second in the series of conferences organized on the occasion of the Centenary of the Republic of Latvia.

29/11/2017

Photography exhibition "Feelings Near Me"

Photography exhibition "Feelings Near Me"
Photography exhibition "Feelings Near Me"
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Photography exhibition Feelings Near Me held by the Foundation "Come Along" is displaying photography from long time participants in the foundation – young people with disibilities and children from Riga’s Boarding school for the deaf and hard of hearing. These photos represent a wide range of moments that young photographers have tried to perpetuate; A fragrent field of grain after threshing, a grandmother in her cottage, the moments in the sounds of music… Exhibition can be viewed at the Conference Centre (level -1) at the National Library of Latvia till 30 December. Free admission.

22/11/2017

Public talk at the National Library of Latvia: Anthropologist Carlo A. Cubero on the hurricane aftermath in Puerto Rico

Carlo A. Cubero
Carlo A. Cubero
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The Latvian Association of Anthropologists, in collaboration with the National Library of Latvia, invites you to the upcoming public talk in our Narrating the Human series.

06/11/2017

Implementation of the project "Digitization of the Cultural Heritage Content (1st Stage)" launched

Implementation of the project "Digitization of the Cultural Heritage Content (1st Stage)" launched
Implementation of the project "Digitization of the Cultural Heritage Content (1st Stage)" launched
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For the next four years, the National Library of Latvia will be implementing a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and nationally co-funded project in the field of Latvia's digital cultural heritage, together with project partners – the National Archives of Latvia, the State Inspection for Heritage Protection of Latvia, and the Cultural Information System Centre.

02/11/2017

Latvijas Pasts releases stamps dedicated to scientists in the series commemorating the centenary of Latvia

Latvijas Pasts releases stamps dedicated to scientists in the series commemorating the centenary of Latvia
Latvijas Pasts releases stamps dedicated to scientists in the series commemorating the centenary of Latvia
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Latvijas Pasts (Post of Latvia) releases three new postage stamps in the stamp series dedicated to the centenary of Latvia. The new stamps highlight the performance of the scientists important for Latvia and their achievements in three areas: medicine, chemistry and astrophysics. The first day cancellation of the new stamps is scheduled to take place at the premises of the Latvia 100 Information Centre in the National Library of Latvia at 3 Mūkusalas Street, from 10.00 to 19.00 on 3 November 2017.

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