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Laimute Balode

dosentti

  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

20052023
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Description of research and teaching

Scientific interests:                           

Latvian  hydronymics

Baltic comparative toponymics

Latvian and Lithuanian onomastics   (anthroponymics and toponymics)

Lexical parallels in Baltic languages

Academic courses (read at the University of Latvia):      

Lithuanian language II, III, IV (BA program)

Lithuanian language I, II (MA program)

Latin language I, II (BA program)

History of Lithuanian linguistics (MA program)

Introduction to Baltic mythology (BA program)

Introduction to anthroponymics (BA program)

Baltic onomastics (MA program)

Latvian and Lithuanian Comparative Grammar (MA program)

Lithuanian Grammatical Categories (MA program)

Lithuanian-Latvian translation course (MA program)

Academic courses (read at the University of Helsinki):   

Latvian language I, II, III (begin., intermediate and advanced level)

Baltic languages and nations

Latvian culture and history

Prefixation of Latvian verbs

Baltic onomastics

Latvian and Lithuanian Comparative Grammar

Latvian Colloquial Language

Texts and Contexts

Proseminar and Seminar in Baltic Languages

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages
  • Baltic languages
  • onomastics
  • lexicology
  • lexicography

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2005 2019

100 izplatītākie latviešu sieviešu un vīriešu vārdi. Valodas prakse: vērojumi un ieteikumi, 14, Populārzinātnisku rakstu krājums, Rīga: Latviešu valodas aģentūra, 2019, 151-170. ISSN 1691-273X

Translated title of the contribution: 100 most widespread Latvian female and male names.Balode, L., 2019, In : Valodas prakse: vērojumi un ieteikumi. 14, p. 151-170 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

In memoriam: Kari Liukkonen. – Helsingin Sanomat, 08.09.2019.

Balode, L. & Lindstedt, J., 8 Sep 2019, Helsinki : Helsingin Sanomat.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
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Projects 2015 2023

Activities 1992 2019

LIVONICA 2019

Laimute Balode (Attendee)
26 Aug 201927 Aug 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

New Year - New Language

Laimute Balode (Member of organizing committee)
21 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Ojārs Lāms

Laimute Balode (Host), Aurelija Kaskeleviciene (Host)
10 Mar 201915 Mar 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Alvydas Butkus

Laimute Balode (Host)
1 Apr 20196 Apr 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

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"Baltic Studies at the University of Helsinki" and "Toponyms of Lithuanian Origin in Latvia".

Laimute Balode (Invited speaker)
4 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk