Studied philosophy at the University of Latvia (1980–1985), obtained a master’s degree in social anthropology from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a doctorate in medical anthropology from the University of Bristol. Since 1989, has worked in scientific research projects - including at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Latvia - in such fields as the history of ideas, anthropology of religion, medical anthropology, disability studies, etc. Since 2008 has been working at the Department of Communication Studies of Rīga Stradinš University. In 2018, joined the project « Narrative perspectives on intergenerational transmission of memory».
MSc in Social Anthropology, 1995
London School of Economics and Political Science
PhD in Medical Anthropology, 2006
University of Bristol