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The Department of Baltic Philology (1921--1940) established by Jānis Endzelīns at the University of Latvia (2013)


The article is devoted to the history of the Department of Baltic Philology of the Faculty of Philology and Philosophy at the University of Latvia. The department was established in the academic year of 1920/1921 by professor J nis Endzel ns, who also acted as head of the department throughout its existence. Using the documents available at the Latvian State Historical Archives and the Museum of the University of Latvia, as well as published memories, the article provides a characterization of the establishment process of this department as an unprecedented one among the universities around the globe. The article also describes study programmes and their development, students and graduates, academic personnel, international relations of the department and its reputation. Keywords: academic personnel, Department of Baltic Philology, graduates, international relations, J nis Endzel ns, students, study programmes, University of Latvia

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Authors & Contributors
Zigmunde, Alīda
Auers, Daunis
Cline, Barbara Lovett
Galbreath, David J.
Kuzņecovs, Vladimirs
Luse, Agita
Acta Baltica historiae et philosophiae scientiarum
Cold War History
History of Psychiatry
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Böhlau Verlag
Oxford University Press
RTU Verlag
University of Chicago Press
University of Pittsburgh Press
University of Rochester Press
Congresses, conferences, and meetings
Teaching; pedagogy
Mendeleev, Dmitri Ivanovich
Blumbahs, Fricis
Arbusow, Leonid
Knēts, Ivars
Eichstaedt, Lorenz (1596-1660)
Parrot, Georg Friedrich von (1767-1852)
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
21st century
20th century, late
18th century
20th century, early
Baltic States
Soviet Union
Eastern Europe
Universität Dorpat
Latvian Academy of Sciences

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