TSPMI.VU.LT - naujienos http://www.tspmi.vu.lt/ Cooperation memorandum with NUPI signed Mon, 12 Mar 2012 17:43:00 +0200 http://www1004.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/cooperation-memorandum-with-nupi-signed-315 IIRPS signed a cooperation memorandum with the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI). Both Institutes agreed to coopearte in the fields of research, education and innovation. Joint activities may include exchange of research data and information, visits and exchanges of scientists and analysts, joint projects and seminars. 

The list of all IIRPS partners can be found here.

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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...]]> „Western Writing and (Mis)understanding about Putin's War Against Ukraine: The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly" Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:00:00 +0300 http://www1004.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/dr-taras-kuzios-lecture-western-writing-and-misunderstanding-about-putins-war-against-ukraine-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-1252 Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University will host Dr. Taras Kuzio who will give a presentation titled "Western Writing and (Mis)understanding about Putin's War Against Ukraine: The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly". This presentation will be based on his recent research and his book "Putin’s War Against Ukraine. Revolution, Nationalism, and Crime" (2017). Event will take place on 3rd of October, 5:30 PM, room 402.

Dr. Taras Kuzio currently is a Senior Research Associate at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta and Non-Resident Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. He is an author and editor of sixteen books, including Putin’s War Against Ukraine. Revolution, Nationalism, and Crime (2017), and (with Paul D'Anieri) The Sources of Russia's Great Power Politics: Ukraine and the Challenge to the European Order (2018). Dr. Kuzio is also guest editor of twelve special issues of academic journals, author of 37 book chapters and 99 scholarly articles ...]]> 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...]]> Round-table discussion “One year after Maidan: Lessons and Challenges for Europe and Ukraine” Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:24:00 +0200 http://www1004.vu.lt/en/news/institute-news/round-table-discussion-one-year-after-maidan-lessons-and-challenges-for-europe-and-ukraine-812 On March 26th Institute of International Relations and Political Science at Vilnius University (IIRPS VU) together with Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Lithuania and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv invite you to participate in a round-table discussion “One year after Maidan: Lessons and Challenges for Europe and Ukraine”, which will take place at the IIRPS VU (Vokieciu st. 10) Room 402 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Discussion will consist of two sessions during which scholars from Vilnius and Kyiv will debate on the Russian agression towards Ukraine and its impact on Ukraine–EU relations. In the first session lessons learned from ‘hybryd warfare’ in Ukraine will be discussed as well as questions concerning the impact of Russian aggression on Ukraine’s ‘multivector’ foreign policy and the possible options for the EU-Ukraine DCFTA implementation. During the second session scholars will debate on perceptions on Europe in Ukraine, problems of the participation of the Russian Federation in the work of the ...]]>