The conference "A corpus and usage-based approach to Ancient Greek: from the Archaic period until the Koiné" will take place at the Library of the University of Latvia (4 Kalpaka Boulevard, Riga), the historical Kerkovius house. It is located in the very center of Riga, a five-minute walk from the main building of the University, near the Old Town (see the Google maps for the details):

Restaurants (pdf)

Dear participants and guests of the conference, we have worked out a brief overview of the restaurants, close to the conference premises, where you can enjoy lunch. Have a look! And have a nice meal!

  1. We are here. Conference premises: Kalpaka Boulevard, 4.
  2. Tokyo City Restaurant (Tērbatas Street, 2). Mostly Asian cuisine, but one can order also a European meal. Table service, but can be a bit slow. Walking distance (3 minutes).
  3. Čili Pizza (Raiņa Boulevard, 15). A pizzeria that also offers soups and other types of food. Table service. Walking distance (4-5 minutes).
  4. The main building of the University of Latvia (Raiņa Boulevard, 19). There is Daily lunch restaurant at the basement of the building. A full-course lunch is possible, also starters and desserts. Self-service, so usually it does not take a lot of time to have a meal there. Walking distance (5-7 minutes).
  5. Lido Restaurant (Elizabetes Street, 65). Latvian traditional cuisine, with a countryside-style cozy atmosphere. Self-service. Walking distance (5-7 minutes).
  6. La Kanna Restaurant (Tērbatas Street, 5). Seasonal offer, European cuisine. Table service. Walking distance (8-10 minutes).

M – The Monument of Liberty (Brīvības piemineklis). An excellent landmark one can use in the city centre.


The closest hotel is Radisson Blu Rīdzene Hotel (Reimersa Street, 1, Riga, LV-1050, Latvia). In addition, another Radisson hotel is only a five-minute walk away – Radisson Blu Latvija Conference and Spa Hotel (Elizabetes Street, 55, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvia). As far as the premises of the conference are near the Old Town, it is possible to select one of the hotels there. For instance:

There are many other accommodation possibilities in the Old Town.

We have received a special offer from Grand Poet by SemaraH Hotel 5* (Raina Bulv. 5/6, Rīga, LV-1050) (Standard single / double for 69.00 / 84.00 Euro per night) and SemaraH Hotel Metropole 4* (Aspazijas Blvd. 36/38, Rīga, LV-1050) (Standard classic single/ double for 58.00 / 63.00 Euro per night; Contemporary single/ double for 68.00 / 71.00 Euro per night) valid until March 1. Please contact organizers for details.