Duration of the project
15.06.2018. - 20.11.2018.
Countries and institutions involved in the project
Aim of the project
The project has two main goals: 1) advancing research excellence in the study of informality in Southeast and Northeast Europe; 2) strategic networking in order to forge partnerships for research and teaching collaborations in the future.
Main activities of the project
- Conference keynote. Open to public. National Library of Latvia
- International conference. Open to public. EU House in Riga.
- Networking workshops. Closed event.
Target group and number of persons involved
Direct: The project activities directly target and benefit the following groups of people: 1) Participants of the international conference and networking workshop (12 people); 2) RSU SAP students (~20 people); 3) Members of the Latvian Association of Anthropologists (~40); 4) social anthropology students and academic staff from the other Baltic universities involved in the project and the Baltic Anthropology Graduate School network (exact number unknown).
Indirect: Indirectly, the project activities target and benefit the following groups of people: 1) Subscribers of the Latvian Anthropological Association mailing list (~350 people) and Facebook followers (~670 people), that is, people interested in anthropological activities and topics in Latvia; 2) Other social science scholars and students interested in topics related to informality, as well as Southeastern and Northeastern Europe; 3) Relevant policy-makers and NGO representatives; 4) RSU Faculty of Communication students and academic staff; 5) RSU international students. (Exact number for 2) to 5) unknown.)