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 publications

  1. Anthroponymic "Nests" in Latvian

    Balode, L. 27 Aug 2017

    Research output: Conference materialsAbstractResearch

  2. Insight into the city/town names of Latvia

    Balode, L. 2017 In : Journal of Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics. 8, 1, p. 41-60 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. OJĀRS BUŠS (1944 04 28–2017 01 03)

    Balode, L. 2017 In : Baltistica : Studies in Baltic linguistics.. 52 , 1, p. 191-196 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

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Latest activities

  1. Gintare Judžentyte

    Balode, L. (Host), Kaskeleviciene, A. (Host)
    19 Mar 201825 Mar 2018

    Activity: Hosting a visitorAcademic visit at UH

  2. Participation in workshop of Forum of Global Lithuania

    Balode, L. (Speaker)
    30 Oct 201731 Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  3. Horizons of Lithuanian Studies

    Balode, L. (Attendee)
    25 Sep 201729 Sep 2017

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

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