Advanced Social and Political Research Institute

The Advanced Social and Political Research Institute (ASPRI) is the research institute of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Latvia. Since its creation in 2004, the task of ASPRI has been to coordinate interdisciplinary research projects involving the academic staff and graduate students of the four departments in the faculty, which are:

  • Political science,

  • Sociology,

  • Communication studies,

  • Information and library sciences.

Number of leading scholars, researchers and scientific assistants work in the institute. The director of the institute is Professor Aija Zobena.

Publications:

Latvia and International Relations

Latvia. Human development

Democracy and minorities in Latvia

Media, information and culture

Materials from the conferences

Director of ASPRI

Dr. sc. soc. Aija Zobena

Professor at the Department of Sociology

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Chair of the board of ASPRI

Dr. hist. Vita Zelče

Professor at the Department of Communication Studies

E-mail: Vita.Zelč

Scientific secretary of ASPRI

Dr. sc. comm. Laura Ardava

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Address and contact information:

Advanced Social and Political Research Institute

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Latvia

Lomonosova St. 1A,

Riga, LV-1019, Latvia.


Mob. ph.: +371-67241025

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