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Resilience in the Anthropocene: Governing through Mapping, Sensing and Hacking

University of Latvia, Faculty of Social Sciences (LU SZF) in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) project "Kapuscinski Development Lectures", on November 10, 2017 at the Faculty of Social Sciences hosted the guest lecture by Professor David Chandler of the University of Westminster on "Resilience in the Anthropocene: Governing through Mapping, Sensing and Hacking." It should be noted that this is the fourth lecture “Kapuscinski Development Lectures” within the framework of the project, which is organized in cooperation with the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Latvia.

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Research design seminars for PhD students

Professor from Oslo and Akerhus Unversity College Monika Kjorstad participated in the final conference of EEA and Norway grants.

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Department of Political Science Represented at the International Conference Development or Security: Which Comes First?

On September 5-6 the international conference “Development or Security: Which Comes First?” in Tallinn, Estonia brought together over 100 politicians, scholars, experts, military personnel, diplomats, and NGO representatives from all around the world. The head of the department asoc. prof. Iveta Reinholde and lecturer Sigita Struberga also took part in it.

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The Summer School on European Studies for Chinese student’s has been realised in Department of Political Science

In the beginning of August Department of Political Science welcomed more than 40 students from China for the Summer School on European Studies. These young people represent Department’s partner university - North China Institute of Science and Technology, NCIST.

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The Project is Finished, the Benefits Will Still be Felt

During 2016 ad 2017 academic staff and PhD students has opportunity to participate in EEA and Norway grants Scholarship programme EEZ/NFI/S/2015/024 ”Mobility in political science and sociology”.

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Riga Summer School students invite to premieres of six short documentaries

Riga Summer School 2017 will conclude this Saturday with world premieres of six short documentaries about different aspects of media and information literacy in Latvia. Everyone, especially people who are interested in media and information environments, are invited to premieres at the closing ceremony of the summer school on August 12 at 19:00 at the Goethe Institute in Riga. The entrance to the event is free of charge.

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Riga Summer School 2017 will focus on media and information literacy

Riga, Latvia, July 31, 2017. – Tomorrow students from 12 countries will arrive in Riga to participate in the seventh Riga Summer School – a hands-on documentary filmmaking program for international journalism, media and film students, organized by the Department of Communication Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Latvia. This year the main topic of the summer school will be "Media and Information Literacy".

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PhD Students from Faculty of Social Sciences Participate in International Symposium on Bilingualis

On June 11 - 15 the high level international symposium “Bilingualism, Multilingualism and the New Speaker” took place in the University of Limerick, Ireland bringing together over 900 participants from all around the world.

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