TSPMI.VU.LT - naujienos http://www.tspmi.vu.lt/ Prof. Sergei Guriev's open lecture "Growth Prospects and Challenges in Eastern Europe" Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:37:26 +0300 http://www1004.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/prof-sergei-gurievs-open-lecture-growth-prospects-and-challenges-in-eastern-europe-1251 Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania invite you to prof. Sergei Guriev's lecture "Growth Prospects and Challenges in Eastern Europe".

Sergei Guriev is a Russian economist, the chief economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. He is a professor of economics (on leave) at the Sciences Po Paris. He was a Morgan Stanley Professor of Economics and a Rector at the New Economic School (NES) in Moscow until he resigned on 30 April 2013 and fled to France.

His primary interests are in contract theory, corporate governance, labor mobility, political economics, economics of development and transition. His work has been published in international refereed journals, including American Economic Review, Journal of European Economic Association, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Economic Journal and American Political Science Review.

Prof. Se...]]> EU-STRAT’s Midterm Conference forthcoming in October 2017 in Vilnius, Lithuania Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:56:00 +0300 http://www1004.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/eu-strats-midterm-conference-forthcoming-in-october-2017-in-vilnius-lithuania-1241 Institute of International relations and Political Science of Vilnius University together with 10 partners would like to invite you to the Midterm Conference of EU-STRAT Project. The Midterm Conference will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, October 5 - 6, 2017 (VU IIRPS Vokiečių str. 10, Vilnius, room 402).

EU-STRAT fully titled as “The EU and Eastern Partnership Countries: An Inside-Out Analysis and Strategic Assessment” is an international research project that studies the relationship between the European Union and the countries in the European Eastern neighbourhood. As EU-STRAT has been running since May 2016 and this midterm conference is dedicated to present EU-STRAT’s intermediary research findings, related to varieties of s...]]> Screening of a documentary film “Encounter with a Lost Land” Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:27:00 +0200 http://www1004.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/screening-of-a-movie-encounter-with-a-lost-land-1136 “Encounter with a Lost Land” (62 min.), author Maryse Gargour. The film was made in Lebanon and France in 2013.

Jaffa, a Mediterranean port and one of the oldest cities in the world, is a place where people of many cultures and religions lived together. Through an artful montage of personal letters, diplomatic archives, consular correspondence, audio-visual footage, newspapers and interviews with the children of French diplomats and doctors who lived in Jaffa, filmmaker Maryse Gargour takes us on an encounter with a lost land – Palestine from 1928 to 1952. Archival materials and first-hand testimonies paint a picture of life in Jaffa at a fateful time in the history of the country.

Movie is in French with English subtitles. 

Maryse Gargour was born in Jaffa. She spent her childhood in Lebanon. She has both the Lebaneseand French nationalities. She graduated from the Institut Français de Presse and completed her PhD inthe Sciences of Information at the University of Paris II Panthéon. She has worked at the InternationalCouncil of Cinéma and Télévision, UNESCO, Paris and has been a freelance journalist ...]]> Baltic Media Seminar Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:56:00 +0200 http://www1004.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/baltic-media-seminar-802 On March 12 (Thursday) Embassy of Latvia in Lithuania together with the Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University (IIRPS) invite to participate in the Baltic Media Seminar, which will take place at the premises of IIRPS (Vokieciu st. 10, Vilnius) (Room 402), from 9 a.m. to 15:30 p.m. The event is supported and will be opened by H.E. Speaker of the Parliament of Latvia Mrs. Ināra Mūrniece.

The aim of the seminar is to raise the awareness about the challenges democratic countries are facing in the new reality of growing geopolitical threats dominated by information propaganda and to discuss the possibilities of coping with them. By bringing together acknowledged academics, media experts and representatives of regulatory bodies we would like to initiate the discussion about the ways how to strengthen media space in the Baltic region and about the practical steps that should be taken to achieve these goals.

The event will consist of three panels, during which the new challenges created by the information war, br...]]> 25 Years of Inspiration! 25th anniversary of Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University Wed, 01 Feb 2017 14:22:00 +0200 http://www1004.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/25-years-of-inspiration-25th-anniversary-of-institute-of-international-relations-and-political-science-of-vilnius-university-1166 Institute of International Relations and Political Science of Vilnius University (IIRPS VU) will be celebrating its 25th anniversary on 7th of February. 25 years ago together with the opening of IIRPS VU a new, modern and inspiring discipline of Political Sciences took its first steps in Lithuania. All these years we have been offering not only high-quality studies and scientific research to the country and society, but also strived to inspire our students and partners. During these years many guests have visited our Institute: scientists, high-ranking diplomats, public officials and heads of states. They have inspired our community in uncountable ways – from helping us grow to making progress and change. 

It will be a whole week of festivities at our Institute on 6th-10th of February. We have an idea to share inspirational stories of our staff, alumni, friends and partners. During the week, there will be 25 meetings with inspiring people from our community who will give short speeches of 25 minutes. They will share their interests, experiences, struggles and success stories.