Baltic amber across ages and borders


Scientific conference ‘Baltic amber across ages and borders’ will popularize amber as well as encourage exchange of ideas and approaches amongst scientists working in different fields surrounding the subject. The world’s leading amber researchers from variety of related fields will hold conference for two days.

Thematic division: Amber Vein

Begins : 18.09.2014 21:00

Ends: 19.09.2014 21:00


  • University of Latvia

Form of event:

  • Conference

Category of event:

  • Science
  • History
  • Tradition

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

The project is set by a structure of six variously sized thematic blocks, covering the theme of amber in pre-history and history, as well as in ethnography and folklore; drawing on findings in natural history and variety of approaches to the research in the field including conservation and restoration of amber. The reports presented at the conference will be joined into a conference edition to be published before September 2015.

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