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Didzis Kļaviņš (M.A. )

Visiting Lecturer
Conflict Resolution. Contemporary World History. International Organizations

Contacts

M.A. in European History and Civilisation (Leiden University, Université Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne and University of Oxford, 2010)
M.A. in Political Science (University of Latvia, 2009)
Certificate in International Affairs, (University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, 2007)
B.A. in Political Science (University of Latvia, 2006)

Didzis Klavins is a Ph.D. student in Political Science at the University of Latvia. He holds the Europaeum’s M.A. in European History and Civilisation (with distinction) jointly offered by Leiden University, Université Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne and the University of Oxford. The title of his thesis: “From Empire to Europe: Sir Harold Nicolson and Anti-Appeasement, 1930–1940”. Didzis also holds a M.A. (with distinction) and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Latvia. He has also studied at Uppsala University, University of Oslo and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. For several years Didzis has worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia. Currently, he is a board member of Baltic to Black Sea Alliance (BBSA) and research fellow at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs (LIIA).

Current research

  • The Transformation of Diplomacy in the 21st Century: A Case Study of Latvia

Publications

  • „The transformation of diplomacy – why do diplomats need to understand how the business world operates?”, Exchange: The Magazine for International Business and Diplomacy, Number 3, March 2011, pp. 17-18.
  • Cilvēkdrošības loma diplomātijā: tendences un aktualitātes.PLZK Kongresa materiāli. Cilvēkdrošība Latvijā: lokālie, nacionālie un starptautiskie izaicinājumi. Rīga, Valsts pētījuma programma „Nacionālā identitāte’ (Rīga, 2011), lpp. 69-77.
  • „Diplomacy and Security–Past, Present and Future” in Z. Ozolina (ed.), Rethinking Security (Riga, 2010), pp. 278-305.
  • From Empire to Europe: Sir Harold Nicolson and Anti-Appeasement, 1930 – 1940(M.A., Oxford University, 2010).

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