Content of XXI Century


Nobel prize winners in literature as well as the leading literary critics, writers, researchers, artists, publishers and new media experts will take part at the academic readings „21. gadsimta saturs”. The readings will be available face-to-face and online promoting Riga as „The European Capital of Idea”. Literature, history, sociology, book art, new media, education, traditions, etc. On the 15th of October, the University of St Andrews (Scotland) researcher Flavia Bruni will visit the Latvian National Library to talk about medieval history, books, libraries, and censorship. 

Thematic division: Thirst for the Ocean

Begins : 15.10.2014 15:00


  • Latvian National Library

Form of event:

  • Conference
  • Discussion / Lecture

Category of event:

  • Literature
  • Education
  • Science
  • History

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

Academic readings 'Content of XXI Century'  and exhibition ‘500 years of the Book 1514-2014’ will address the change in the habits of reading – from poring over manuscripts in 1514 to present day boom of the printed book – year 2014 and its forms of co-existence of printed and digital literature.

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