Think tank

LU Filozofijas un socioloģijas institūta

Institute of philosophy and sociology ‒ LU FSI

Riga, Latvia

LU FSI has been engaged within a period of thirty years in an integrated interdisciplinary investigation in the spheres of the humanities and social sciences – philosophy, academic study of religions, oral history, in the solution of ethnic and social integration problems as well as migration issues. Central to the research are history of Latvian ideas and sociology in order to develop the humanities and social sciences as the basis of Latvia intellectual culture, to enlighten society, combine research with the study process, to present internationally acknowledged information on the history of the development of Latvian culture, society, philosophy and ideas, to investigate contemporary social processes and identities in Latvia, to foster scientific terminology development in the Latvian language, to translate the works of foreign philosophers and sociologists into Latvian, to strengthen international cooperation in the humanities and social sciences, solving the essential problems of sustainable and humane development of Latvia, Europe and the world. The specific task of the Institute is substantiation of social values and their subsequent incorporation into society.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.fsi.lu.lv/

Address:
Kalpaka boulevard 4 - 322 Riga, LV-1050 LATVIA

Country:
Latvia

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Latvia
Operating languages
English , Latvian

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1981
Age (years)
LU Filozofijas un socioloģijas institūta
 40
Latvia average
 22
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Maija Kūle
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Maija Kūle
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Maija Kūle
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
LU Filozofijas un socioloģijas institūta
 5
Latvia average
 7
Global average
 75
2019
LU Filozofijas un socioloģijas institūta
 56
% Female staff
2021
LU Filozofijas un socioloģijas institūta
 1%
Latvia average
 1%
Global average
 0%

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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