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Eastern European and Russian studies. Join the hub of Eastern Europe experts!


Join MA programme of Eastern European and Russian Studies (EERS) and explore the region from the base of cosy modern Vilnius! 

EERS is the home of a lively hub of field experts and practitioners offering you the opportunity to build a first-hand experience of Eastern Europe regional specifics by studying in one of the leading research institutions in the region. The summary about the program in PDF.

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Conference "Statehood and its Discontents: Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia" June 15-18

2016-05-31 Institute News

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).


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!

Interview with Prof. David Lektzian

2014-08-26 Institute News

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.


TSPMI Presentation of the book “NATO: Rethink Realign React. Tackling Security Challenges Together”
TSPMI Cooperation memorandum with NUPI signed
TSPMI Club Norden: discussion „Migration and Integration in the Nordic Countries and Lithuania“.

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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


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