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This open access volume examines experiences of contemporary Latvian migrants, thereby focusing on reasons for emigration, processes of integration in their host countries, and — in the case of return migration — re-integration in their home country.

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New research project launched by the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology University of Latvia aims to provide in-depth analysis of (re)migrants’ well-being, general health and integration. Special attention will be paid to the various migration forms, which is often called liquid migration.

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This open access volume examines experiences of contemporary Latvian migrants, thereby focusing on reasons for emigration, processes of …

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We continuously work at new scientific and popular publications. Find more about many of them in this section.

The Baltic countries, which experienced intensive outflow of labor during the first 5 years after joining the EU, also provide an …

Kolektīvajā monogrāfijā apkopoti 14 analītiski raksti, kuru autori ir Latvijā pazīstami sociologi, ekonomisti un komunikācijas …

By moving, a person loses at least some of their social contacts, causing not just psychological distress and anxiety, but also loss of …

The last decade has seen a notable increase in support for far right parties and an alarming rise of right‐wing extremism across …

Projects

Our research is project based. Here is conscise information on the projects that made our work possible.

Well-being, integration and liquid migration

Exploring Well-Being and Social Integration in the Context of Liquid Migration: A Longitudinal Approach

Civic participation of Latvians living in Europe

Co-operation project between Institute of Philosophy and Sociology and the Union of European Latvians.

Emigrant Communities of Latvia

National Identity, Transnational Relations, and Diaspora Politics

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