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Research Areas:

  • Identity processes and globalization in postsocialist conditions: reconfigurations of collective (regionalism, ethnification, nationalism, Europeanism) and self
  • Belonging and connectedness in transnational space: migration, cosmopolitanism and culture scapes between the global and the local
  • Social policies, corporate strategies and identity politics in national and transnational (migratory) settings
  • Issues and perspectives for the development of sociocultural anthropology in postsocialist Central and Eastern Europe


Dear Colleague,

The Center for Social Anthropology at Vytautas Magnus University is conducting it’s annual series of seminars. We are glad to inform you that this Thursday (April 19th) we are conducting a seminar given by Dr. Edward Dutton (Independent Researcher and Docent in Anthropology, Oulu University, Finland). He will speak on the topic: The Cult Behind Culture Shock: The Influence of a Utopian Community on a Central Anthropological Idea, An Abstract

The seminar will take place at: Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Donelaičio 52, room 309 at 6 p.m.

Seminar will be held in English

We hope, we'll see you there.

On behalf of organizers,
Vytis Ciubrinskas, Ruta Petkeviciute

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International Conference 


  15th November, 2014

More information about the program of the conference you can find here.

    Seminars » 2014

    International Conference: Transnationalism and the Fragmentation of Identity, to be held on the November 15th, 2014 at the Lithuanian Institute of History, Vilnius, Kražių Street 5. Organizer: Social Anthropology Center, VMU; Lithuanian Social Research Centre; Institute of Sociology Lithuanian Institute of History.

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