PROCEEDINGS OF THE LATVIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

Science life. Proceedings of LAS. Section A. Vol. 72 (4), 2018

The search for the Indo-European Homeland nowadays

Sigma Ankrava
Academic review of the book written by acad. Viktors Ivbulis “The search for the Indo-European Homeland nowadays” – an attempt to inform Latvian readers about the history of research of the problem, mentioned in the title of the book.

Valuable impetus into the Latvian centennial

Ojārs Spārītis
A new book by Eugene Eteris “Latvia in Europe and the World; Growth Strategy for a New Centennial” was published in cooperation with the Latvian Academy of Sciences as an effort to commemorate the centennial jubilee if Latvia in November 2018.

Scientific conference “Bringing spiritual light and knowledge to the people”

Ilze Būmane
The author reflects on the scientific conference “Bringing spiritual light and knowledge to the people” than was organised in honour of  the 150 anniversary of the Riga Latvian Society House on 23 October 2018.

Review of the eight international conference of young folklorists on “Ethics in folkloristics”

Elīna Gailīte , Elvīra Žvarte
On 19. – 21 September 2018, the Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia (ILFA) held eight international conference of young folklorists on “Ethics in folkloristics”. Almost 30 young researchers from universities of Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus, Russia, India, Finland and Hungary came together  to discuss on the topic “Reflecting on disciplinary ethics in folkloristics).