SAME 2021: Video Training for Research Impact, Academic Engagement and Science Communication
- Associate Professor – School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography
- University of Oxford
- Video 4 Impact – SAME – 2021
Social cultural anthropologist interested in the changing relationships between people, places, the state and capital in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Dace has studied how residents of Latvia were summoned to change their understandings of self and community via European Union supported tolerance promotion projects. She has also studied what it means for the Latvian nation and state when most of its subjects migrate to live and work in other states—for example, in the United Kingdom. Currently, she is researching the emptying towns and villages in Eastern Europe and Russia in order to understand what it means to live in and govern emptying places, as well as what such places can tell us about how flows of capital and shifts in political authority are reconfiguring the world we live in.
Dace hold doctoral and master’s degrees in social cultural anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, as well as an interdisciplinary master’s degree in humanities and social thought from New York University.