Category: Talks

Latvia — worthy of Lacplesis
Dabas koncertzāle

Science in concert with nature

What happens when musicians playing ambience music break out of the traditional concert venues and the scientists bring their fascinating knowledge to the public? The beneficiaries of this idea are the audience who are privileged to experience a form of...

/ June 12, 2014
What giant robots teach us about life

What giant robots teach us about life

Toms Kreicbergs a.k.a. Tom Crosshill is a writer whose fiction has been nominated for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Nebula Awards and the Latvian Literature Award. Toms has won the Writers of the Future contest, and his...

/ June 12, 2014
Aldis Kalniņš: Maybe

Maybe

For more than five years, Aldis Kalniņš has been working in a new field of interest, devoting much of his time to studying the questions and problems related to the education and learning efficiency of children and youth. Publishing a...

/ June 13, 2013
Jānis Skutelis: Where is the Joke?

Where’s the joke?

Janis is considered by many to be the pioneer of stand-up comedy movement in Latvia. Six years ago, he founded the Royal Improvisation Theatre, of which he is still in charge. Janis has staged 4 solo performances during the last...

/ June 13, 2013
Surrendering Forbidden
Andris Ambainis: Quantum computing, the story of a wild idea
Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga: The Latvian Identity
Gustavo: Who Is Coding Who?
Cats in Space: Toms Kokins

Cats in Space

A trained architect Toms Kokins has established himself as the defender of innovative ideas, with the goal to improve public space in order to raise the quality of life, because we build and develop cities for our long-term well-being. Toms,...

/ June 14, 2012