Agita Lūse


University of Latvia

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».


  • intergenerational relations and genealogical practices
  • psychosocial health problems
  • gender relations
  • Forced migration and asylum policies (political anthropology)


  • MSc in Social Anthropology, 1995

    London School of Economics and Political Science

  • PhD in Medical Anthropology, 2006

    University of Bristol

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