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Baiba Tjarve

Assistant in Cultural Management

Latvian Academy of Culture
Ludzas street 24, LV-1003 Riga, Latvia



Baiba Tjarve (1972) works at Latvian Academy of Culture as a lecturer in project management and is a student at PhD programme. She also contributes to the projects of the NGO "Culturelab" as the editor of the website and newsletter on cultural policy. She was one of the founders of the New Theatre Institute of Latvia in 1998 and was its Director till 2004. During this period numerous international and national projects in contemporary performing arts field, cultural management and cultural policy were organised, among them - International Festival of Contemporary Theatre "Homo Novus". For two years (1999-2000) she was an international fellow at the OSI International Fellowship Programme carrying out research on Baltic performing arts policies. Numerous publications on performing arts and cultural policy issues published in different newspapers and magazines. "Guide to development of an application for a cultural project" was published by Cultural Endowment Fund of Latvia (2004).

She holds Master Degree in Arts (Programme in Theatre Science, University of Latvia) and European Masters' Degree in Management of Artistic and Cultural Activities (ECUMEST Program (Romania) / School of Commerce of Dijon (France)).