Other activities

Volunteering and science activism

Since 26 February 2022, I am serving as a coordinator of the international volunteer community #ScienceForUkraine.

#ScienceForUkraine 3 months overview published! Openly accessible here

From 2020 to 2022, I acted as a science communication officer of the COST Action Nep4Dissent.

Boards and expertise

  • Since 2022: member of the Promotion Board of the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music

  • Since 2021: member of the Doctoral Council at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Latvia

  • Since 2020: expert of the Science Council of Latvia

  • Since 2020: advisory board member of SAMLA project (Norway)

  • April 2020-May 2022: expert at the State Culture Capital Foundation of Latvia

  • Since 2020: member of the Nomination Committee of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries

  • 2016-2019: board member of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries (DHNB) association

  • Since 2017: board member of SIEF WG on Archives

  • Since 2016: expert at Horizon Europe Research Executive Agency – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

  • 2016-2022: member of the scientific board of the Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia

  • Since 2014: editorial board member of the journal LETONICA


2022: Certificate of Recognition from the Government of Latvia

Organization of events

  • 28.05.2022. Panel “Digital Resources for Humanities and Social Sciences: Latvia", AABS 2022 conference. Seattle, U.S.

  • 30.03.2022. Co-organizer of a panel "Language and Culture in the Digital Age", University of Latvia 80th International Conference. Rīga, Latvia.

  • 27.04.2021. Pandemic Life Writing: Collecting & Collections. Webinar. Zoom

  • 20.05.2021. Life Writing Collections: Practice and Challenges. Webinar. Zoom

  • 15.06.2021. Researching Life Writing: Nordic & Baltic Trends. Webinar. Zoom

  • 10.03.2021. Panel "Digital Resources for Humanities: Experience and Cooperation". Liepāja University 27th international conference. Liepāja / Zoom, Latvia

  • 02.06.2021. Co-organizer of a conference “Latvian Language Digital Resources and Tools for Education", ILFA UL, IMCS UL, ClarinLV. Zoom, Latvia

  • 20-23.10.2020. Head of the programme committee of the 5th "Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 2020" (DHN2020) conference

  • 15.04.2019. Co-organizer of a panel “Participatory Archives in a Transforming World”, 14th Congress of International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF), Santiago de Compostella, Spain

  • 07.03.2018. Co-organizer of a panel “Tradition Archives Meet Digital Humanities”, Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries 2018 conference, Helsinki, Finland

  • 17–19.10.2018. Co-organizer of a conference “History, Memory, and Archives: Sensitive Issues”, Vilnius, Lithuania

  • 22–23.05.2018. Co-organizer of a Forum of Digital Cultural Heritage. Riga, Latvia

  • 28.03.2017. Co-organizer of a panel “Dwelling in the Virtual Space: Digital Approaches and Archival Practices”, Society of Ethnology and Folklore 13th congress “Ways of Dwelling: Crisis–Craft–Creativity”, Göttingen, Germany

  • 14-16.10.2016. Head of the organizing committee of the international conference "Towards Digital Folkloristics". Riga, Latvia.