2018 was a significant year for the Livonian community with several important events relating to Livonian language and culture research taking place during this year. The Livonian Cultural Space was added to the Latvian National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the journey began towards its addition to the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Also, this year saw the establishment of the Livonian Institute at the University of Latvia. Thus, “LIVONICA. Livonian language, history, and culture” is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the University of Latvia and the 1st anniversary of the Livonian Institute.
This conference is a UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019) event.
Conference programme: LIVONICA 2019_program.
Prof. Ina Druviete (University of Latvia)
Prof. Valter Lang (University of Tartu)
Conference working languages: Livonian, Latvian, English
A volume of reviewed articles will be published in English after the conference.
The conference presentations will be available in video format on the UL Livonian Institute homepage.
The Conference Organisers: University of Latvia Livonian Institute, University of Tartu Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics, Livonian Culture Centre
Chair: Dr. phil. Valts Ernštreits (UL Livonian Institute)
Dr. phil. Rogier Blokland (Uppsala University)
Dr. hist. Renāte Blumberga (UL Livonian Institute)
Dr. philol. Ina Druviete (University of Latvia)
Dr. phil. Miina Norvik (University of Tartu)
Dr. phil. Karl Pajusalu (University of Tartu)
Dr. philol. Jurgis Pakerys (Vilnius University)
Dr. phil. Eberhard Winkler (University of Göttingen)
Chair: Dr. phil. Valts Ernštreits (UL Livonian Institute), email@example.com
Dr. phil. Uldis Balodis (UL Livonian Institute), firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. philol. Gunta Kļava (UL Livonian Institute), email@example.com
Dr. phil. Miina Norvik (University of Tartu), firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. phil. Tuuli Tuisk (University of Tartu), email@example.com