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Work experience

2015 - Present

Project coordinator in Latvia, in European Union’s HORIZON 2020 Research and Innovation Programme Project RE-InVEST - Rebuilding an Inclusive Value-based Europe of Solidarity and Trust through Social Investment

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Schapenstraat 34 - box 5100, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium

Research, situation analysis in Latvia participation in preparation of reports for project​​

2014 - Present

Latvian national independent expert in the European Social Policy Network at European Commission

CEPS/INSTEAD, 3, rue de la Fonte, LU - 4364 Esch-sur-Alzette, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg

Preparation of Reports and ad hoc requests for European Commission, evaluating situation and policies in Latvia in the field of social policy, social inclusion​​

2007 - Present

Dean of Faculty of Communication at Riga Stradins University

Riga Stradins university, 16 Dzirciema street, LV-1007, Riga, Latvia

Organizing and running of 6 Bachelor programs and 4 Master programs at the faculty​​

2004 - 2013

Latvian expert in the Network of Independent Social Inclusion Experts at European Commission

CEPS/INSTEAD, 3, rue de la Fonte, LU - 4364 Esch-sur-Alzette, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg

Preparation of Reports and ad hoc requests for European Commission, evaluating situation and policies in Latvia in the field of social policy, social inclusion​​

2008 - 2012

Latvian expert in the Network of socio-economic experts in the field of anti-discrimination

Human European Consultancy, Maliestraat 7, 3581 SH Utrecht, The Netherlands

Preparation of Reports and ad hoc requests for European Commission, evaluating situation and policies in Latvia in the field of nondiscrimination​​

2007 - 2008

Researcher in the research project „Discrimination in Latvia labour market: political, legal, economic and social aspects”

Riga Stradins University, Dzirciema street 16, Riga, Latvia

Analysis based on qualitative and quantitative methodology on issues about discrimination in Latvia labour market with special focus on social exclusion risk groups​​

2006 - 2008

Chief expert, project evaluator

Ministry of Welfare Latvia, 28 Skolas street, LV-1331, Latvia

Leading the evaluation of the project "Evaluation of the Community initiative EQUAL in Latvia, year 2006 – 2007 (three evaluation reports – 2006, 2007, 2008)​​

2003 - 2007

Vice-dean of European Study Faculty at Riga Stradins University

Riga Stradins university, 16 Dzirciema street, LV-1007, Riga, Latvia

Organizing and running of 9 Bachelor programs and 5 Master programs at the faculty​​

2006 - 2007

Head researcher in the National Program for labour market research of the Ministry of Welfare of Latvia, research “Specific problems of the labour market in Latvia and its regions”

Ministry of Welfare Latvia, 28 Skolas street, LV-1331, Latvia

Responsible for policy analysis and as well as data sociological analysis​​

2006 - 2007

Head researcher in the National Program for labour market research of the Ministry of Welfare of Latvia, research “Causes and duration of social exclusion and unemployment”

Ministry of Welfare Latvia, 28 Skolas street, LV-1331, Latvia

Responsible for policy analysis and as well as data analysis​​

2005 - 2006

Project evaluator “The Role of the Mass Media in the Redistribution of Power” financed by the European Commission (Community Framework Strategy on Gender Equality (2001-2005)

Ministry of Welfare Latvia, 28 Skolas street, LV-1331, Latvia

Responsible for the project evaluation, data analysis, preparation of evaluation report​​

2003 - 2003

Researcher in UNDP project “Gender Mainstreaming Development and Implementation at the Municipality Level in Latvia”

UNDP Latvia, Riga

Responsible for data collection and sociological analysis​​

2000 - 2002

Deputy director of Social Policy Development department and head of Gender Equality Unit at Ministry of Welfare of Republic of Latvia

Ministry of Welfare Latvia, 28 Skolas street, LV-1331, Latvia

Responsible for the social policy coordination v and development of gender equality policy in Latvia​​

2000

Researcher in research project „Employment and Labour market in Latvia”

The European Training Foundation (ETF), Villa Gualino, Viale Settimio Severo 65, I - 10133 Torino - Italy

Responsible for data analysis and policy evaluation​​

1994 - 1998

Director of Social Research Centre, lecturer

Higher School of Social Work and Social Pedagogics „Attistiba” Eizenijas Street 1, Rīga LV-1007, Latvia

Responsible for development and coordination of research projects in the fields of social work and sociology at the Centre​​

Education and training

1997

MA, cultural theory

Latvian Academy of Culture, Riga, Latvia

Cultural theories, culture and society, skills of qualitative research

1978 - 1993

Specialty philosophy

Latvia State University, Department of History and philosophy, Riga, Latvia

philosophy, sociology, social research methods

Achievements

Supervised study course

Qualitative Research Methods

Qualitative research methods I

Qualitative research methods II

Lectured study course

Economic Sociology

Media Audience

Modern Social Processes

Poverty, Social Exclusion and Welfare Policy

Qualitative research methods

Qualitative Research Methods

Qualitative research methods I

Qualitative research methods II

Seminars in Methodology of Scientific Paper

Memberships

 

Member of European Sociological Association and member of Latvian Sociology Association

 

Publications

 

Research articles​​

 

Lāce, Taņa. Latvijas valdības politika pēckrīzes periodā minimālā ienākuma līmeņa paaugstināšanai / T.Lāce // Latvijas Zinātņu Akadēmijas Vēstis. A.daļa. - 70.sēj., Nr.3 (2016), 59.-67.lpp.

Lāce, Taņa. Vai ekonomiskā krīze veicinājusi sabiedrības saliedētību? : [par Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes veikto pētījumu] / T.Lāce, R.Rungule // Logs. - Nr.11/12 (2015, dec.), 61.-63.lpp.

Assessment of life quality factors by breast cancer patients / M.Pranka, A.Dzervite, R.Rungule, T.Lace, E.Miklasevics, J.Gardovskis // SHS Web of Conferences : Proceedings. - Vol.10 (2014) : 4th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare" (Riga, Latvia, Nov.22-23, 2012) / Rīga Stradiņš University. - 00034-p.1-00034-p.10. - Pieejams arī tiešsaistē: http://www.shs-conferences.org/

Initial findings of breast cancer risk factors from a survey conducted at Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital / A. Dzervite, M. Pranka, T. Lace, R. Rungule, J. Gardovskis, E. Miklasevics // Acta Chirurgica Latviensis. - No.13 (2013), p.34-38.

Lāce, Taņa. Strādājošo nabadzība kā aktuāla sociālās atstumtības problēma Latvijā / T.Lāce // Zinātniskie raksti : 2012.g. sociālo zinātņu nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 48.-58.lpp.

Dobelniece, Signe. Global economic crisis in Latvia : social policy and individuals’ responses / S.Dobelniece, T.Lace // Filosofija. Sociologija. - Vol.23, N 2 (2012), p.111-118. - Pieejams arī tiešsaistē: http://www.lmaleidykla.lt/filosofijasociologija/2012/2/

Key factors contributing to quality of life for breast cancer patients in Latvia : supplementing quantitative surveys with qualitative interviews / A. Dzervite, M. Pranka, T. Lace, R. Rungule, E. Miklasevics, J. Gardovskis // Acta Chirurgica Latviensis. - No.12 (2012), p.3-10.

Rungule, Ritma. Attieksme pret veciem cilvēkiem un viņu diskriminācija Latvijas darba tirgū / R.Rungule, T.Lāce // Zinātniskie raksti : 2009.g. sociālo zinātņu nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 2.sēj., 208.-214.lpp.

Rungule, Ritma. Dažādu sociāli demogrāfisko grupu diskriminācijas riski Latvijas darba tirgū / R.Rungule, T.Lāce // Zinātniskie raksti : 2009.g. sociālo zinātņu nozares pētnieciskā darba publikācijas / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 98.-110.lpp.

 

Abstracts​​

 

Lāce, Taņa. Cilvēku ar invaliditāti sociālās rīcībspējas ierobežojumi un to mazināšana / T.Lāce, R.Rungule // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 278.lpp.

Lāce, Taņa. The government policy during the post-crisis period for tackling child poverty and social exclusion in Latvia / T.Lace // 6th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare: living in the world of diversity: social transformations. Innovations. Solutions" (Riga, Nov.23-25, 2016) : Abstracts / Rīga Stradiņš University ...[et al.]. - Riga, 2016. - P.62.

Vasiļjeva, Sanita. Dažādu sociāldemogrāfisko grupu izmantotās nodarbinātības stratēģijas un to ietekme uz ekonomiskās krīzes vērtējumu / S.Vasiļjeva, T.Lāce, R.Rungule // 2016.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2016.g. 17.-18.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2016. - 276.lpp.

Lāce, Taņa. Ekonomiskās krīzes mācības dažādās sociāldemogrāfiskās grupās / T.Lāce, R.Rungule // 2015.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2015.g. 26.-27.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2015. - 392.lpp.

Lāce, Taņa. Krīzes ietekme uz Latvijas sabiedrības saliedētību / T.Lāce, R.Rungule // 2014.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2014.g. 10.-11.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2014. - 405.lpp.

Lāce, Taņa. Action strategies of creative professionals in the context of the development of creative economy / T.Lace, A.Lake // 11th Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) "Crisis, critique and change" (Torino, Italy, Aug.28-31, 2013) : Abstract Book. - Torino, 2013. - P.345.

Lāce, Taņa. Sociālās atstumtības dimensijas dažādās sociālās atstumtības grupās Latvijā / T.Lāce // 2013.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2013.g. 21.-22.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2013. - 390.lpp.

Assessment of life quality factors by breast cancer patients / M. Pranka, A. Dzervite, R. Rungule, T. Lace, J. Gardovskis, E. Miklasevics // 4th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare" & 1st Conference of Speech Therapists (Riga, Nov.22-23, 2012) : Abstracts / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte ...[u.c.]. - Riga, 2012. - P.89-90.

Biographical experience of women with cancer [Elektroniskais resurss] : [abstract] / R.Rungule, M.Pranka, T.Lace, A.Dzervite, E.Miklasevics // 2nd ISA (International Sociological Association) Forum of Sociology "Social justice and democratization" (Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug.1-4, 2012) [Elektroniskais resurss]. - Abstr. N 198.5. - Resurss aprakstīts 2013.g. 21.maijā. - Pieejas veids: Tīmeklis WWW.URL: http://isaconf.confex.com/isaconf/forum2012/webprogram/Pape…

Dobelniece, Signe. Global economic crisis in Latvia : risks for the social security system : [abstract] / S.Dobelniece, T.Lace // Riga Technical University 53rd International Scientific Conference dedicated to the 150th anniversary and the 1st Congress of World Engineers and Riga Polytechnical Institute / RTU Alumni (Rīga, 2012.g. 11.-12.okt.) : Digest. - Rīga, 2012. - P.311.

Lāce, Taņa. Atklātās koordinācijas metodes iespēju izmantošana Latvijā un sociālās atstumtības riska grupu problēmas / T.Lāce // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 400.lpp.

Dobelniece, Signe. Global economic crisis in Latvia : social policy and individuals responses / S.Dobelniece, T.Lace // 10th Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) "Social relations in turbulent times" (Geneva, Switzerland, Sept.7-10, 2011) : Abstract Book. - Geneva, 2011. - P.561-562.

Dzīves kvalitātes mērījumi krūts vēža slimniecēm Paula Stradiņa Klīniskajā universitātes slimnīcā / M. Pranka, A. Dzērvīte, R. Rungule, T. Lāce, J. Gardovskis, E. Miklaševičs // 2011. gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14. - 15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 316.lpp.

Lāce, Taņa. Sociālās politikas atbilde ekonomiskajai krīzei Latvijā : sociālās drošības tīkla stratēģija / T.Lāce, S.Dobelniece // 2011.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14.-15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 416.lpp.

Sociological dimensions in breast cancer multidisciplinary research/ M.Pranka, A.Dzervite, R.Rungule, T.Lace, A.Irmejs // 10th Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) "Social relations in turbulent times" (Geneva, Switzerland, Sept.7-10, 2011) : Abstract Book. - Geneva, 2011. - P.374-375.

Socioloģisko aspektu izpēte krūts vēža pētījumā / M. Pranka, A. Dzērvīte, R. Rungule, T. Lāce, J. Gardovskis, E. Miklaševičs // 2011. gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14. - 15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 415.lpp.

Lāce, Taņa. Ekonomiskās krīzes ietekme uz sociālo politiku : Latvijas pieredze / T.Lāce, S.Dobelniece // 2010.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2010.g. 18.-19.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 389.lpp.

Laķe, Anda. Perceptions of cultural values in communities and priorities of cultural policy in Latvia / A.Lake, T.Lace // XVII ISA (International Sociological Association) World Congress of Sociology "Sociology on the Move" (Gothenburg, Sweden, July 11-17, 2010) : Conference Abstracts. - USA : ProQuest, 2010. - P.258-259.

 

Books and brochures​​

 

Lāce, Taņa. Ekonomiskās krīzes ietekme uz sabiedrību un krīzes mācības / T.Lāce, R.Rungule // Ekonomiskā krīze Latvijā: veiksmes stāsta pēcgarša / S.Kruka redakcijā. - Rīga : Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, 2016. - 5.nod., 97.-123.lpp.

Lāce, Taņa. Sociālā atstumtība Latvijā : situācijas raksturojums un politikas analīze / T.Lāce. - Rīga : Zinātne, 2012. - 255 lpp. - Kopsavilkums angļu valodā.

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