Laimute Balode


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)

(read at the University of Helsinki)   

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

  Latvian culture and history (1996–2000)

  Prefixation of Latvian verbs

  Baltic onomastics

Latvian and Lithuanian Comparative Grammar

Latvian Colloquial Language

Texts and Contexts

Proseminar and Seminar in Baltic Languages


Latest activities

  1. Andra Kalnača

    Laimute Balode (Host)
    10 Sep 201811 Sep 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

  2. Baltistica : Studies in Baltic linguistics. (Journal)

    Laimute Balode (Reviewer)
    1 Sep 201830 Sep 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  3. Congress of the International Society for Dialectology and Geolinguistics, Lithuania, Vilnius, 23–27 July, 2018.

    Laimute Balode (Speaker: Presenter)
    23 Jul 201827 Jul 2018

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

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