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Friday 22 March 2019

LU Social Sciences faculty’s doctoral student, Oskars Gruziņš, discovers a rare photograph of the 1949 mass deportation

On Monday, March 25th, at 15.00 an event will be held at the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia (Raina bulv. 7), where a photograph of the 25 March 1949 Soviet deportations will be premiered. This unique document, one of four photos known to exist, was found during a scientific expedition in 25 July, 2018 by Oskars Gruziņš. Gruziņš, a PhD student in communication science at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Latvia, found the photo as a result of his research in the Maria Sklodowska-Kiri innovative training network "Children born of war- past present, and future" (CHIBOW).

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Monday 04 February 2019

Significant discoveries in the project “CHIBOW”

EU’s Marie Curie Innovative Training Network’s Early Stage Researcher, Oskars Gruziņš, discovers one-of-a-kind films of immeasurable importance to the history of Latvia.

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Thursday 24 January 2019

Riga 1941 – 1944, through the lens of a German officer’s Cinema Camera

On January 24, 2019, at 17.00, the event "Riga 1941–1944, through the lens of a German officer’s Cinema Camera" will take place at the temporary premises of the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia (Raiņa bulvāris 7). During the event, unique cinematographic materials, found during the Marie Skłodowska Curie Innovative Training Network project “Children Born of War – Past, Present and Future (CHIBOW),” will be premiered.

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