Vita Zelce is professor at the Department of Communication Studies and Director of the Social Memory Research Centre at the Advanced Social and Political Research Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Latvia.
Her main fields of interest are media history, social and cultural memory studies, the role of the media in the construction of memory, memory politics of Russia and the Baltic states, and social history. She has been the author and editor of 15 books. Her latest being on Latvian cemetary festivals (Latviešu kapusvētki: Identitātes rituāls. Rīga: Mansards, 2014).
University of Latvia, Latvia