3.05.1958
+371 26482893
zarina.gunita@gmail.com

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.1982–...   
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Haridustee
1998–2003   
Doctor's Degree,(sup) Raisa Denisova, Latvijas iedz'ivotāju paleodemogrāfija (7.-18. gadsimts), University of Latvia
1976–1982   
Department of Biology, the University of Latvia. Bachelor and Master degree.
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2012−...   
External reviewer of Collegium Antropologicum
2011−...   
Member of the Academic Consultative Board “Letonica and Cultural Links” of the University of Latvia
2010−...   
External reviewer of Interdisciplinaria archaeologica, Natural Sciences in Archaeology and Estonian Journal of Archaeology
2010−...   
Member of editorial board of Archaeology and Ethnography
2009−...   
-senior researcher in Repository of Bioarchaeological material, Institute of Latvian History at the University of Latvia
2008−...   
Expert in History of Latvian Academy of Sciences
2007−...   
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2006−...   
Member of the European Archaeological Association
1998−...   
Member of European Anthropological Association
1995−...   
Scientific consultant of Natural History Museum of Latvia
 
 
Teenistuskäigu lisainfo
Since 2014 participation in international project „Kivilinna Väinäjoen saarella – Latvian pronssikautisen muinaislinnan ja kalmiston arkeologiset ja luonnontieteelliset tutkimukset”. Application to Finnish Cultural Foundation 2013, accepted 7.2.2014./
Since 2014 participation in the National Research Program “Letonika”.

Since 2013 participation in international project „From hunters to farmers: the evolution of human populations preceding the emergence of agriculture”, administered by Irish National University.

Since 2013 participation in international projekt „From the earliest modern humans to the onset of farming (45,000-4,500 BP): the role of climate, life-style, health, migration and selection in shaping European population history.“

2010-2014 participation in international project „The early Europeans (Neolithisation)” leaded by Paleogenetics Mainz Group of Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz.

Since 2014 manager of interdisciplinary research project of Council of Science of Latvia „The migration of cultures in Latvia – changes in the expressions of ethnic culture among population groups and a view of the contact between ideological currents”.

2010-2013 manager of interdisciplinary research project of Council of Science of Latvia „Creation of a data base of terms, sources and people in Latvian history”.

2010-2013 participation in the National Research Program “National identity”.
2007-2008 participation in the research project of the University of Latvia „Development of physical chemistry research methods for the bioarchaeology”.
2006-2009 manager of interdisciplinary research project of Council of Science of Latvia “Etnocultural processes in Baltics. Cities and regions of Latvia from ancient to modern times in the scope of innovative research”.

2006–2009 participation in the Research Program “Letonika”.

2006 participation in international project „Studies on Stone Age chronology and burial practices in the East Baltic and Finland ”.

2000–2004 participation in international project „Interdisciplinary research of the Zvejnieki Stone Age site and Lake Burtnieku environs”.

2003 – 2005 participation in scientific project of Council of Science of Latvia “Bioarchaeological investigations of the inhabitants of Latvia”.
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Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2011, Gunita Zarina, -
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 2. Ühiskonnateadused ja kultuur; 2.3. Ajalooteadused ja arheoloogia; CERCS ERIALA: H340 Arheoloogia

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.1.
2013
1.3.
2013
3.2.
2013
1.2.
2011
1.3.
2011
3.1.
2011
1.1.
2010
1.2.
2009
1.2.
2009
2.1.
2009
7.04.2019
3.05.1958
+371 26482893
zarina.gunita@gmail.com
PhD,head of the Repository of Bioarchaeological Material, senior researcher of Institute of Latvian History at the University of Latvia. Research area s are: bioarchaeology of ancient population of Latvia, palaeodemography, craniology, palaecology and stable isotope research.

Career

Institution(s) and position(s)
01.01.1982–...   
Institute of Latvian History at the University of Latvia
 
 
Education
1998–2003   
Doctor's Degree, (sup) Raisa Denisova, Latvijas iedz'ivotāju paleodemogrāfija (7.-18. gadsimts), University of Latvia
1976–1982   
Department of Biology, the University of Latvia. Bachelor and Master degree.
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2012−...   
External reviewer of Collegium Antropologicum
2011−...   
Member of the Academic Consultative Board “Letonica and Cultural Links” of the University of Latvia
2010−...   
External reviewer of Interdisciplinaria archaeologica, Natural Sciences in Archaeology and Estonian Journal of Archaeology
2010−...   
Member of editorial board of Archaeology and Ethnography
2009−...   
senior researcher in Repository of Bioarchaeological material, Institute of Latvian History at the University of Latvia
2008−...   
Expert in History of Latvian Academy of Sciences
2007−...   
Head of Repository of Bioarchaeological material, Institute of Latvian History at the University of Latvia
2006−...   
Member of the European Archaeological Association
1998−...   
Member of European Anthropological Association
1995−...   
Scientific consultant of Natural History Museum of Latvia
 
 
Additional career information
Since 2014 participation in international project „Kivilinna Väinäjoen saarella – Latvian pronssikautisen muinaislinnan ja kalmiston arkeologiset ja luonnontieteelliset tutkimukset”. Application to Finnish Cultural Foundation 2013, accepted 7.2.2014./
Since 2014 participation in the National Research Program “Letonika”.

Since 2013 participation in international project „From hunters to farmers: the evolution of human populations preceding the emergence of agriculture”, administered by Irish National University.

Since 2013 participation in international projekt „From the earliest modern humans to the onset of farming (45,000-4,500 BP): the role of climate, life-style, health, migration and selection in shaping European population history.“

2010-2014 participation in international project „The early Europeans (Neolithisation)” leaded by Paleogenetics Mainz Group of Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz.

Since 2014 manager of interdisciplinary research project of Council of Science of Latvia „The migration of cultures in Latvia – changes in the expressions of ethnic culture among population groups and a view of the contact between ideological currents”.

2010-2013 manager of interdisciplinary research project of Council of Science of Latvia „Creation of a data base of terms, sources and people in Latvian history”.

2010-2013 participation in the National Research Program “National identity”.
2007-2008 participation in the research project of the University of Latvia „Development of physical chemistry research methods for the bioarchaeology”.
2006-2009 manager of interdisciplinary research project of Council of Science of Latvia “Etnocultural processes in Baltics. Cities and regions of Latvia from ancient to modern times in the scope of innovative research”.

2006–2009 participation in the Research Program “Letonika”.

2006 participation in international project „Studies on Stone Age chronology and burial practices in the East Baltic and Finland ”.

2000–2004 participation in international project „Interdisciplinary research of the Zvejnieki Stone Age site and Lake Burtnieku environs”.

2003 – 2005 participation in scientific project of Council of Science of Latvia “Bioarchaeological investigations of the inhabitants of Latvia”.
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Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2011, Gunita Zarina, Latvian Academy of Sciences Fricis Brīvzemnieks Award, received for a significant contribution in anthropology, and for the book „Palaeodemography of the inhabitants of Latvia, 7th BC – 1800 AD.”
 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 2. Culture and Society; 2.3. History and Archaeology; CERCS SPECIALITY: H340 Archaeology

Publications

Category
Year
Publication
 
1.1.
2013
1.3.
2013
3.2.
2013
1.2.
2011
1.3.
2011
3.1.
2011
1.1.
2010
1.2.
2009
1.2.
2009
2.1.
2009
7.04.2019
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PublikatsioonAutoridAastaVäljaande pealkiriKlassifikaatorFailAsutused
Bones and Hillfort – Radiocarbon dating of Ķivutkalns Bronze-working centreOinonen, M.; Vasks, A.; Zarina, G., M.; Lavento, M.2013Radiocarbon1.1.
Jēkabpils 17.-18. Gadsimta iedzīvotāji (pēc arheoloģisko un bioarheoloģisko pētījumu rezultātiem)Muižnieks, V., Engīzere, A. , Zariņa, G., Rudoviča, V.2013Latvijas Vēstures institūta Žurnāls1.3.
Demogrāfiskā situācija aizvēsturē un vēsturiskajos laikos.Zarina, Gunita2013Latvieši un Latvija3.2.
Investigation of Mass Graves in the Churchyard of St Gertrude’s, Riga, LatviaRudovica, V., Viksna, A., Actins, A., Zarina, G., Gerhards, G., Lusens M.2011Interdisciplinaria Archaeologica1.2.
Studies of arhaeological bone structure by different analytical methodsRudovica, V.; Viksna, A.; Katkevich, J.; Zarina, G.; Bitenieks, J.; Zicans, J.; Leito, I.; Vahur, S.2011Latvijas Kimijas Žurnals (Latvian Journal of Chemistry)1.3.Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Keemia Instituut, Analüütilise keemia õppetool ;
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja tehnoloogiateaduskond, Tartu Ülikooli Keemia Instituut;
Tallinna Ülikool
Analysis of Archaeological Bones for the Purpose of Reconstructing the Paleodiet of Medieval Inhabitants. Rudovica V., Viksna A., Zariņa G., Melne I.2011Proceedings of the 37th International Symposium on Archaeometry, 13th-16th May 20083.1.
The social status of women in Latvia in the 7th -13th century, in the light of palaeodemographic dataZarina, Gunita2010Estonian Journal of Archaeology1.1.
An Insight into the bioarchaeology of the medieval inhabitants of VeselavaRudoviča V., Vīksna A., Zariņa G., Melne I.2009Archaeologia Baltica1.2.
Some Aspects of diet of the 13th - 17th century population of LatviaZarina, G. Rudovica, V., Viksna, A., Katkevich, J.2009Papers on Anthropology1.2.
Latvijas iedzīvotāju paleodemogrāfija. 7. g.t. pr.Kr. – 1800. g.Zarina, Gunita20092.1.