TSPMI.VU.LT - naujienos http://www.tspmi.vu.lt/ Discussion How Could We Evaluate the Georgian-Lithuanian Relations In the Context of Today‘s Politics of the European Union” Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:20:00 +0300 http://www.tspmi.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/discussion-how-could-we-evaluate-the-georgian-lithuanian-relations-in-the-context-of-todays-politics-of-the-european-union-1211 Institute of International Relations and Political Science at Vilnius University together with Embassy of Georgia in Vilnius, Lithuania and Georgian Institute of Politics in Tbilisi invite you all to a discussion titled “How Could We Evaluate the Georgian-Lithuanian Relations In the Context of Today‘s Politics of the European Union”. The event will take place in two countries, Georgia and Lithuania, at the same time thanks to online communication means. In Lithuania we will gather on 28 th of April 12:30PM (Lithuanian time) at the Institute, Vokiečių str. 10, room 402. Language of the event will be English.

Despite the fact that Georgian-Lithuanian relations have been very close over the past years when Lithuania strongly supported Georgia‘s efforts to become a part of the unified political and economic spheres of Europe, there‘s plenty of room for improvement of these bilateral relations. The topic of the discussion is especially important today, when Georgia‘s efforts were awarded and it has become closer to the EU, as well as Lithuania, after ...]]> Public Lecture by prof. Shlomo Avineri "The Unravelling of the States System in the Middle East" Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0300 http://www.tspmi.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/public-lecture-by-prof-shlomo-avineri-the-unravelling-of-the-states-system-in-the-middle-east-1202 Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University (IIRPS VU) together with Embassy of Israel in Vilnius invites to the public lecture by prof. Shlomo Avineri “The Unravelling of the States System in the Middle East”. Event will take place Tuesday, 25th of April, at 9:45 a.m.., IIRPS VU (Vokiečių g. 10), room 402. 

Shlomo Avineri is Professor of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He served as Director-General of Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the government of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. He is currently Recurring Visiting Professor at the Central European University in Budapest. He has been recently elected to the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences in Krakow.

In 1996 he received the Israel Prize, the country's highest civilian decoration. 

He held visiting appointments at Yale, Cornell, University of California, Oxford, Australian National University, Cardozo School o...]]> International Conference "Bridging Gender Research and Policy Making” Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:03:00 +0300 http://www.tspmi.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/international-conference-bridging-gender-research-and-policy-making-1207 On April 19-21 Vilnius University will welcome the conference  “Bridging Gender Research and Policy Making” which is organised by At-Gender, the European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation, with support from the European Institute for Gender Equality and with the help of the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University.

The conference is dedicated to building dialogues between gender researchers, activists, students, educators and policy makers. The main goal of this conference is to address gaps between academic research and gender studies and the practice of gender policy making and implementation in light of current political and social issues in Europe.

More information about the conference is here, and the programme is Public Lecture by prof. Shlomo Avineri "The Global Challenges to Liberal Democracy" Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:56:07 +0300 http://www.tspmi.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/public-lecture-by-prof-shlomo-avineri-the-global-challenges-to-liberal-democracy-1201 Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University (IIRPS VU) together with Embassy of Israel in Vilnius invites to the public lecture by prof. Shlomo Avineri “The Global Challenges to Liberal Democracy”. Event will take place Monday, 24th of April, at 5:00 p.m., IIRPS VU (Vokiečių g. 10), room 402. 

Shlomo Avineri is Professor of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He served as Director-General of Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the government of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. He is currently Recurring Visiting Professor at the Central European University in Budapest. He has been recently elected to the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences in Krakow.

In 1996 he received the Israel Prize, the country's highest civilian decoration. 

He held visiting appointments at Yale, Cornell, University of California, Oxford, Australian National University, Cardozo School of Law, as well ...]]> Letter of Support for the Central European University (CEU) Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:52:00 +0300 http://www.tspmi.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/letter-of-support-for-the-central-european-university-ceu-1197 Number of alumni of Institute of International Relations and political science in Vilnius university (IIRPS VU)  have become Central Europeans University alumni. IIRPS VU stands with CEU.

While many internauts sign petitions, thousands of people have gone to the streets to protest in support of the CEU, IIRPSVU join dozens of other academic institutions, think tanks and governmental bodies from around the World, and issue our Letter of Support:

 

April 3, 2017

Mr. Zoltán Balog

Minister of Human Capacities

1054 Budapest, Akadémia utca 3.

Hungary

 

Dear Minister Balog,

 

we are writing to express solidarity with Central European University and express concern at proposed legislative changes to CEU’s status in Hungary. These changes would endanger the academic freedom vital for CEU’s continued operation in Budapest and would strike a blow against the academic freedom that enables all universities, including those in Hungary, to flourish.

 

In twenty-five years, Central European University has established itself as a private inte...]]>