Ineta Lipša

Senior researcher
University of Latvia, Institute of Latvian History

Ineta Lipša is a historian. Her expertise covers the history of the 20th century from the Russian Empire to the USSR. Her research is based in gender and sexuality studies. She has written on the history of sexuality and the family. She has published a monograph on the history of sexuality and social control in Latvia from 1914 to 1939 (2014, in Latvian). She has also engaged in public history activities writing a popular history book  LGBTI people in Latvia: a history of the past 100 years (2017, in Latvian, 2018, in English). Her latest research is based also in autobiographical studies focusing on a Soviet subjectivity, sexuality, gender and social control in the Latvian SSR.