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The 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference PLACES
09:00 - 18:30
Anniņmuižas 26a, Rīga, LV-1067

Representatives of various academic fields will look at the challenges for global future and search for answers to vital questions:

  • How are social sciences capable of grasping the unexpected pandemic phenomena?
  • How does the current global crisis reshape social welfare, political institutions and various communication processes?
  • How is democracy functioning in times of “plague” and climate change? Is it diminishing or do we witness a new form of limited democracy? Who and how does transform democratic institutions?
  • What new forms of participation, networks of meaning and collective identities have come into existence? In what ways do societies manage the balance between freedom and security?

These and many other questions will be addressed and debated in interdisciplinary academic sessions. Read more