In 2021, Riga (57°N, 24°E) will host a conference “Gnomonica Baltica”. It will focus on historical and modern gnomonics in the Baltic region, as well as share sundialling experience and impressions from all around the world.
Friday, June 4
Morning session. Professional meeting of sundiallists – sundial makers, sundial researchers. Duration – approx. 5 hours.
Afternoon session. Outreach presentations to a wider audience about the nature of sundials, their variations, traditions, challenges and aesthetics. Duration – approx. 3 hours.
Saturday, June 5
Field trip: visiting several sundials from different time periods and types, open-air discussions, 2h of in-premises presentations/discussions.
Organizers – Institute of Astronomy at University of Latvia, Latvian Astronomical Society.
Stay tuned for updates! For more information you can contact Martins via e-mail info @ tempus-sol.eu
Programme committee of the Gnomonica Baltica (by name, in alphabetical order): Darek Oczki (PL), Fabio Savian (IT), Kalev Koppel (EE), Martins Gills (LV), Monika Lübker (DE), Romualdas Martinkus (LT), Valery Dmitriev (RU).
External links :
Visit Sundial Atlas for data about sundials anywhere in the world (home –> sundials in the world).
Clock and Watch Museum, a department of the Lithuanian National Museum of Art, Permanent exhibition of the Park of Sundials.