Laimute Balode


    Research areas

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

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


Curriculum Vitae

Latest activities

  1. Latvian Texts and Texts in Latvia in 16th-19th cent.: Actualities and Problems

    Laimute Balode (Attendee)
    11 Jan 2019

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

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

    Laimute Balode (Reviewer)
    Nov 2018Dec 2018

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

  3. "Baltic languages. Languages - that is interesting!?"

    Laimute Balode (Speaker), Edmunds Trumpa (Speaker)
    25 Oct 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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