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Department of Political Science Strengthens Ties with Universities of Ukraine

In April Lecturer of the Department of Political Science Sigita Struberga had a visit in Kiyv. It was realised within the project “Training program of Ukrainian young professionals in University of Latvia – Spring School “EU studies – internal and foreign affairs”” financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia.

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Riga Summer School 2018 Welcomes Applications

Call for applications for participation in Riga Summer School 2018 is now open. The Department of Communication Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Latvia organizes this international summer school for students from all over the world in the Latvian capital from August 5 – 18, 2018, focusing on “Content Production for Digital Media”.
Some scholarships are available for students for participation in Riga Summer School 2018.
The application deadline is 23:59 on May 21, 2018.

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Professor Alexander Moen from Simon Fraser University (Canada) visits Department of Political Science

Professor of the Simon Frazer University (Canada) Alexander Moen visited the Department of Political Science on 16 April, 2018. During his visit, he had a meeting with the Head of department Asoc. Prof. Iveta Reinholde and lecturers in order to discuss opportunities for collaboration between universities.

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Professor Žaneta Ozoliņa visits Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Professor of the Department of Political Science Zaneta Ozolina visited the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on April, 2018. During her visit, she had a meeting with Mr Huang Ping, the head of the Institute of European Studies and Mr Liu Zuokui, the director of the department of Central and Eastern European Studies.

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Annual discussion on reforms in Ukraine- opportunity to expand collaboration between future professionals

The annual discussion about challenges and prospects for development of Ukraine was held in 4 April with more than 30 future professionals from Latvia and Ukraine in the fields of social sciences and law. The discussion brought together undergraduates of Department of Political Science and Spring School’s students representing Department’s partner universities from Ukraine.

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The 5th conference on change in public governance “HOW TO IMPROVE THE ORGANISATION OF PUBLIC SERVICE PROVISION?”

Asoc.prof. Iveta Reinholde participated in the 5th conference on change in public governance “How to Improve the Organisation of Public Service Provision?” organised by Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and Mykolo Romeris University (Lithuania).

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International conference Riga Readings in Social Sciences (RRSS) 2018 announces call for papers and panels

University of Latvia (UL) Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) Advanced Social and Political Research Institute (ASPRI) announces call for papers and panels for the 2nd Riga Readings in Social Sciences (RRSS) “Baltic Sea Region: One Hundred Years On”. The conference will take place on November 22-23 this year at the University of Latvia, Faculty of Social Sciences (Lomonosova St. 1A, Riga, Latvia). Working language: English.

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Guest lecture “Current Issues in Turkish Foreign Policy”

On 10 April 14.30, in the Faculty of Social Sciences, room 204, Asoc. Prof. dr. Mehmet Zeki Günay will give a guest lecture “Current Issues in Turkish Foreign Policy”.

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