© Dr.art. Aija Freimane
aija.freimane@lma.lv 
+ 371 29 40 98 60
Education

 

2010 – 2015

PhD, Art Academy of Latvia

PhD thesis: "Design for sustainable social well-being Paradigm shift in Design."

PhD thesis summary: ISBN: 978-9934-541-02-5;

PDF ISBN: 978-9934-541-03-2; 2015, © Aija Freimane.

 

2003 – 2005

Social Sciences MA in Art, Culture / Art management, City University London, culture, policy & management (creative industries) department.

Topic: The impacts of politics on the Visual Arts before and after perestroika.

 

1995 – 2003

Humanities MA degree in Art, Art Academy of Latvia.

Topic: Creative organization and artist status in Latvia and Europe.

 

1998 – 2002

University of Latvia, Institute of International relations, higher professional education, Head of External Relations Unit.

Topic: International cooperation opportunities in the field of culture and art within the framework of international regulation. Republic of Latvia - European Union - UN.

 

1995 – 1997

Art Academy of Latvia,

professional degree in Arts, Textile art.

 

 

Non Academic Education

 

12.-13.06.2018

The Riga StratCom Dialogue conference, Riga, Latvia

 

2017

 

Seminar "Management of Change", Riga, Latvia

Effective management and staff competences, 8 h

 

29.11.2017

Conference "Smart Future", Riga, Latvia

 

19.-20.10.2017

Conference "Children are not born with prejudice", Riga, Latvia

5.-06.07.2017

The Riga StratCom Dialogue conference, Riga, Latvia

 

22.-24.02.2017

Conference "UX Riga", Riga, Latvia

 

29.11.2017

Workshop "Universal design in graphic and packaging design", Valmiera, Latvia

Workshop lead by Swedish design bureau FUNKA, 6 h

01.12.2016 - 18.01.2017

Program "Methodology and development of competence-based learning"

Teachers professional qualification, 36 h

 

03. – 07.06.2015

Cumulus conference "The Virtuous cycle", Milano, Italy.

 

07. – 12.10.2012

Doctoral course: The Role of Hypothesis in Experimental Design Research, Design School Kolding,

Denmark (5 ECTS).

 

14. – 17.05.2013

Conference and workshop pf the project "RegioCraft", Cascais and Lisabona, Portugal.

In this project the local partnerships between design and craft cooperation partner countries were identified and a partnership between the LMA and ZPR was established.

 

24. – 26.05. 2012

CUMULUS Northern World Mandate, Helsinki, Finland.

 

31.10 – 04.11.2011

IASDR2011, the 4th World Conference on Design Research, Delft, The Netherlands.

 

19. – 21.05.2011

Crossing talents! Transversality in Design, Paris, France.

 

18. – 19.05.2011

1st International Symposium for Design Education Researchers (DRS), Paris, France.

 

25. – 29.10.2010

European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (14th ERSCP) and Environmental management of Sustainable Universities (6th EMSU) Delft, The Netherlands.

 

2008

Universal design in Community planning Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg (4 ECTS).

 

2008

World Design Research Conference:

Changing the Change, Turin, Italy.

 

2004

EU Project Management Courses,

School of Public Administration.

 

2003

The Value of Culture, Amsterdam - Maastricht Summer University.

 

2003

Project Management, School of Public Administration.

 

2002

EU Guidelines, School of Public Administration.