Duration of the project
20.05.2020. - 30.09.2020.
Countries and institutions involved in the project
Prof. Dr. Mara Grudule
Firstly, the digitization skills of the members of the project improved considerably;
Secondly the materials concerning the collections of Latvian writers in exile in the Latvian Centre in Münster were evaluated, selected and digitized ;
Thirdly, the content of the project and the digital collections were presented to the Latvian society in Münster and researchers in the humanities through the closing seminar in Münster and at the Latvian National Library in Riga as well as through the website www.literatura.lv
Main activities and venues
Introductory seminar in Riga (ILFA) – improvement of the knowledge in digital humanities, discussion about the directions of research in the archives in Münster;
Work with the collections of the Latvian writers in exile in the Latvian Center in Münster – review, evaluation, selection of the materials and digitization;
Closing seminar in Münster and at the Latvian National Library in order to inform the members of Latvian diaspora in Germany, researchers and general public in Latvia about the content of the archives and the new materials achieved and digitized.
Direct and indirect target groups
Direct: researchers in humanities; archives, museums, library staff; teachers, students, high school students ~ 300
Indirect: Latvian society; www.literatura.lv users – on average 24000 individual views per month