Blaumanis and the German literature

Duration of the project

15.01.2017. - 31.07.2017.

Countries and institutions involved in the project

Daugavpils University
University of Cologne
University of Latvia

Aim of the project

The aim of the project was the preparation and execution of the conference Rūdolfs Blaumanis and the German literature. The aim of the symposium was, on the one hand, to discuss the work of Blaumanis particularly in the context of its links to the German language and literature, and thereby to open upnew approaches to the life and work of the Latvian national poet. In this respect, should be initiated a dialogue concerning German-Latvian literature- and cultural relations.

Main activities of the project

  1. Call for Papers and invitation to the conference (by mail / internet)
  2. Conception of the conference (moderation, order of the lectures, etc.) (by mail)
  3. Realization of the conference (University of Daugavpils)
  4. Post-processing of the conference (documentation, billing, University of Daugavpils)

Target group and number of the involved persons

The achieved project target group included 15 speakers and approx. 35 listeners, among them, researchers, students, teachers and pupils. In addition, several hundreds of people could have take note of the conference by means of different advertising media.