Ilze Kacane

Dr. Ilze Kačāne is the Head and a researcher of the Centre of Cultural Research at Daugavpils University Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences. She has participated in several national and international research projects, among them Nordic Council of Ministers’Nordplus “The Establishment and Promotion of Nordic –Baltic–Russian Network in Comparative Studies”, FP7 “Measuring Youth Well-being” (MYWEB).Currently sheis engaged in H2020 projects “European Cohort Development Project” (ECDP)” and “Cultural Heritage and Identities of Europe’s Future”(CHIEF). She is the co-editor of the “Journal of Comparative Studies”. Her main field of research is comparative studies focusing on major paradigms of the western culture, cultural anthropology, identity.InCHIEF she is DU team leader for WP5 andparticipates in the work of WP1.