Faculty of Humanities and Arts of Liepāja University,

Kurzeme Institute of Humanities,

Institute of Literature, Folklore and Arts of the University of Latvia,

Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore,

Vytautas Magnus University

invite participants to take part in the 26th international academic conference


at Liepāja University on 5–6 March, 2020.

Researchers of humanities and arts, social sciences and other fields are invited to participate with presentations on literature and culture of the Baltic Sea countries. The organising committee welcomes proposals from individual researchers as well as section proposals of 3–4 participants.


Working languages: Latvian, Lithuanian and English, the presentation should preferably be in English.

Please submit your application in the language of the report by filling in the application form on the homepage https://literatura.liepu.lv by 13 January, 2020. Letters of acceptance will be sent out by 27 January, 2020.


Please pay the participation fee 45 EUR (including publication fee) by 27 February, 2020.


We kindly ask to make individual reservations of accommodation (information and reservation: www.liepaja.lv; Liepāja University dormitory, phone +371 63424275).


Conference proceedings, indexed in the EBSCO database, will be published after the conference.


The co-chairs of the organising committee

Zanda Gūtmane,

Laura Laurušaitė,

Aurelija Mykolaitytė,

Benedikts Kalnačs,

Edgars Lāms




Contact information

Organising committee of the 26th scholarly conference „Current Issues in Research of Literature and Culture”

Liepāja University

Lielā iela 14

Liepāja, LV-3401

Phone: + 371 63454183, + 371 63483786, + 371 22046612

E-mail address: khi@liepu.lv

Bank account: Liepājas Universitāte, Lielā iela 14, Liepāja

Reg. nr. : 90000036859


Account nr. LV45TREL9150190000000


Please write the following information in the payment order:

Budget income code 21499, participation fee in the conference „Current Issues in Research of Literature and Culture”