We are glad to welcome You to the joint Miami University Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies and Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science conference "Statehood and its Discontents: Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia" which will take place on June 15-18 (Vokieciu str. 10, conference hall 402).
OPEN KEYNOTE SPEECHES :
WEDNESDAY, June 15, 17.30-18.40 Artemyi Troitsky, The Trajectories of UDO: Unidentified Drowning Object
THURSDAY, June 16, 12.00-13.00 Karen Dawisha, Miami University: Putin’s Winter of Discontent
FRIDAY, June 17, 12.00-13.00 Ramūnas Vilpišauskas, Vilnius University: Revolt Against Internationalism and the State of the Nation State
Full program of the conference can be found here. All panels and key note speeches are open. Welcome!
We invite you to read an interview with Prof. David Lektzian on the impact of sanctions, crisis in Ukraine and economic confrontation between West and Russia published at Geopolitika.lt. The interview was carried out by our alumnus Rimvydas Ragauskas.
David Lektzian is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at TexasTechUniversity. His research interests are focused on the use of economic sanctions. His articles appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, etc. David Lektzian spent 2014 spring semester at the Institute for International Relations and Political Science (Vilnius) where he was teaching a course on trade, conflict, and economic statecraft.
Presentation of the book “NATO: Rethink Realign React. Tackling Security Challenges Together”
Cooperation memorandum with NUPI signed
Club Norden: discussion „Migration and Integration in the Nordic Countries and Lithuania“.
In the eyes of others
Former Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania Ms. Irena Degutienė
Today more than ever before not only knowledge but rather analitical skills and extensive erudition are requisite. In this Institute you will not only acquire knowledge, but what is more important - you will learn to reason.
Congratulatory speach at the Initium Semestri at the IIRPS VU
September 1st, 2011