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Neringa Mataitytė

PhD candidate
Research areas
International Relations

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2017: Bachelor’s degree in Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University. 2020: Master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University. 2020: started PhD studies and research on emotions in international politics, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University. Topic of the dissertation: “Emotions as mobilizing power in international politics: the role of anxiety in mobilizing society to fight climate change”.

2018-2019: Project manager of the project focused on education and sustainable development „InterCap: Developing Capacities together” (“Diversity Development Group”). 2016: Internships at the Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania in New York and The European Commission Representation in Lithuania.

2021: participant of the “Small State Leadership in Gender Policy” programme of University of Iceland. 2018: participant of NOHA (Network on Humanitarian Action) intensive programme of humanitarian affairs.

Selected conference papers

Conference on Emotions, Populism and Polarisationon, University of Helsinki, Finland, Research Paper “The Role of Emotions in Mobilization of Society to Fight Climate Change: Constructing Emotional State to Inspire Mass Movement”.

Courses taught

Lithuanian social and political life

Research interests

Emotions in International Relations

The Role of Anxiety in Climate Change Policy

Emotions in Security Studies

Emotional Discourse