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CALL FOR PAPERS: SECURITY ARCHITECTURE IN THE CEE: PRESENT THREATS AND PROSPECTS FOR COOPERATION

2015-03-20 Institute News

Call for papers

20th Annual Conference of Central European Political Science Association

Security Architecture in the CEE: Present Threats and Prospects for Cooperation

25 – 26 September 2015, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

Organized by the Central European Political Science Association;

in cooperation with the Institute of Political Science and International Relations, Vilnius University;

and the Lithuanian Political Science Association

The closing date for panel proposals is midnight CET on 31st of March 2015.

Proposal for papers should include:

  • Name, institutional affiliation and email address of the proposed contributor.
  • Proposed paper title and summary of its theme (approx. 250 words + up to 5 keywords).
  • Proposed panel where the paper could be placed (if known)

The closing deadline for paper proposals is midnight CET on 8th of May 2015.

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Public lecture by Professor Karen Dawisha "Putin‘s Kleptocracy"

2015-09-09 Institute News

IIRPS VU invites you to a lecture by professor Karen Dawisha "Putin‘s Kleptocracy". Lecture will be based on prof. Dawisha's latest book "Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?"

Lecture will take place on 16th of September, 17:00, room 402.

Karen Dawisha is the Walter E. Havighurst Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and the Director of the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies.

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Lecture by Palestinian Ambassador Amal Jadou "The Palestinian State: to be or not to be?"

2016-02-15 Institute News

On 18th of February Palestinian Ambassador Amal Jadou will visit the IIRPS and will give the lecture "The Palestinian State: to be or not to be?"

Ambassador Amal Jadou is assistant minister on European Affairs and head of the European Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Prior to this position, she served as the deputy chief of mission in Washington, DC. Ambassador Jadou has also served as the director-general of international affairs for the Office of the President of Palestine, a post she assumed following the 2006 elections. In that capacity, she served as a close aide to the president on international relations.

Lecture will take place 15:00, room 402 (Vokiečių st. 10, 4th floor)

The discussion after the ambasador's lecture will be moderated by dr. Laurynas Jonavičius. 

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IIRPS students and professors took part in the seminar „State formation in Belarus and Lithuania: history and perspectives“

2015-04-03 Institute News

On the 24th – 25th of March master students of Eastern European and Russian studies program visited Belarusian State University where together with Lithuanian and Belarusian scientists and students attended the seminar dedicated to discuss the main issues of state formation both in Lithuanian and Belarus. The seminar was organized by the initiative of Embassy of Lithuania in Minsk. The next day students also met the representatives of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Belarusian Republic, Belarus Ministry of Defense, EU delegation to Minsk, visited the Belarusian Association of Journalists.

Such educational study trips are supplementary part of Easter European and Russian studies which aims to provide students with first hand experience related to the topics being discussed in the master program.

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A New Book on NATO with texts from scholars from IIRPS

2015-01-21 Institute News

International Relations Research Institute at Warsaw presents a brand new book on NATO “Newcomers no More? Contemporary NATO and the Future of the Enlargement from the Perspective of ‘Post-Cold War’ Members” (2015). 3 scholars from IIRPS VU have contributed to the publication.

You can read the whole text here. Also, take a look at a short chapter of the Introduction:

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