Dr. philol. Ausma Cimdina
Faculty of Philology,
University of Latvia

Visvalza iela 4a,
Riga, LV-1050, Latvia

Phone: +371 7034841


Born: September 30, 1950, Jaunpiebalga, Latvia


Languages: Latvian, English, Russian



Research Projects

    Leadership in projects financed by Latvian Council of Science

    Participation in projects financed by European Commission

Head of Organizing Committee

Member of Organizing Committee

Membership in Professional Bodies and Societies

Honors, Awards, Fellowships

Academic Courses at the University of Latvia

Supervision of Doctoral Theses

    The doctoral theses defended under the supervision of Ausma Cimdina:

Iveta Narodovska — The Prose of Gundega Rep?e in the Context of Contemporary Trends in Russian Feminine Prose. (2007); Eva Eglaja-Kristsone — The Relationship between the Soviet Latvian Writers and those in Exile in the Epoch of Iron Curtain (50s–80s of the 20th century) (2007); Evija Veide — Modification of Biographical and Historical Prose in the Creative Writing of Margeris Zarinš (2005); Lita Silova — The Prose of Margeris Zarinš (1998)

     Supervision of doctoral theses under supervision of Ausma Cimdina to be defended:

Ilze Sperga — Feminine Suicide in Modern Latvian Prose; Rimands Ceplis — Contemporary Latvian Prose: Social Reality and Text (1991–2004); Linda Kusina — Feminism in Latvian Literature on the Verge of the 19th and 20th Centuries: Influences and Manifestations; etc.

Main Publications


        In Latvian

       In foreign languages

    Edited Works with Introductions

        In Latvian

     In foreign languages

Articles in internationally reviewed editions

        in Latvian

       in foreign languages


Last update 05.10 .2007