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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 01.08.2014, 18:55

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Biggest academic conference in Estonia: 1200 anthropologists will gather in Tallinn

Biggest academic conference in Estonia: 1200 anthropologists will gather in Tallinn

25.07.2014

One of the most important conferences for anthropology in Europe and beyond is Biennial Conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists. Approximately 1,200 anthropologists from around the world are expected to participate in this major international conference, which will take place in Tallinn from 31 July to 3 August 2014, reported BC Krista Must, Communication Senior Specialist of Tallinn University.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Forum



Digital age for European future: openness is a key to success

Digital age for European future: openness is a key to success

19.07.2014

The European Commission for long has been active in “digitalizing” European socio-economic spheres. Now it is the turn for greater openness. Numerous EU institutions urge the member states to open for greater public both the results of scientific research and work of public administration. There will soon be €80 million available for that openness under the EU’s new FI-WARE initiative.

Latvia wants to deepen its ties with Japan

Latvia wants to deepen its ties with Japan

17.07.2014

The cooperation between Latvia and Japan is very successful and Latvia wishes to further deepen the ties with Japan, President Andris Berzins said during a meeting with Masaaki Yamazaki, the President of the Upper House of the Japanese Parliament, in Riga yesterday.


Five new National Research Programmes proposed in Lithuania

Five new National Research Programmes proposed in Lithuania

17.07.2014

The Research Council of Lithuania proposed five new National Research Programmes (NRPs) to be approved by the Ministry of Education and Science, reports LETA/ELTA.

President: cooperation with Japan opens new opportunities to Lithuania

President: cooperation with Japan opens new opportunities to Lithuania

14.07.2014

Lithuanian president Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the Speaker of the Upper House of the National Diet of Japan, Masaaki Yamazaki, to discuss bilateral relations and cooperation in the fields of science and innovation. The President thanked Japan for supporting Lithuania's membership in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), informed BC presidential press service.

14.07.2014

Lithuanian Seimas speaker meets with Japanese parliament delegation

Parliament Speaker Loreta Grauziniene met with the delegation of the Upper House of the National Diet of Japan led by President Masaaki Yamazaki. Grauziniene expressed gratitude for standing Japanese Government's support for construction of the new nuclear power plant and company Hitachi for active involvement and calls for cooperation, informs LETA/ELTA.

14.07.2014

55% National Library books transported to "Palace of Light" in Riga

About 55% of the total collection of the Latvian National Library's books have been transported to the new library building or the "Palace of Light", public relations specialist at the Latvian National Library, Augusts Zilberts informed LETA.

14.07.2014

Best school leavers awarded in Lithuania

School leavers and students of vocational schools who achieved the best results in school leaving exams were awarded at the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania. They were congratulated by Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius and Minister of Education and Science Dainius Pavalkis, reports LETA/LETA.

11.07.2014

Estonian Maritime Academy faculty delegation visited the Freeport of Riga

On July 3, 2014 the Estonian Maritime Academy faculty delegation visited the Freeport of Riga Authority, reported BC port’s press service.

10.07.2014

Prominent Lithuanian-American businessman Juozas Kazickas dies at 96

Prominent Lithuanian-American businessman and philanthropist Juozas Kazickas aged 96 died on Thursday night in the United States, informs LETA/ELTA.

10.07.2014

Estonia launched talks with European Space Agency

Under the leadership of Foreign Trade and Enterprise Minister Anne Sulling, the Estonian delegation launched the first round of negotiations for Estonia’s accession to the European Space Agency, writes LETA/Äripäev.ee.

08.07.2014

University of Latvia receives the most applications for studies programs

The University of Latvia has received the greatest number of applications for undergraduate studies, as the data shows on the web site latvija.lv, cites LETA.

08.07.2014

Exhibition “1514. The Book. 2014.” in the new Latvian Library

The new National Library of Latvia, which only opened its doors a couple of weeks ago, is now home to am impressive new exhibition celebrating 500 years of the printed book.

08.07.2014

Advisor: examination system in Lithuania needs reforms

Virginija Budiene, Senior Advisor to the President on Education, Science, Culture and Non Governmental Organisations in Lithuania, says that current school-leaving examination system does not meet the realities of the present day and needs reforms. That is how the president evaluated year's 2014 exams, reports LETA/ELTA.

08.07.2014

Lithuanian Business Confederation: it’s not enough to complete higher education

Participants of the sixth World Lithuanian Economic Forum gathered in Vilnius. The event highlights the importance of education in creating new jobs and development of the state, informs LETA/ELTA.

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