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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


Latest news:

During the period of March 14-24th, Vytautas Magnus University welcomed visiting professor John C. McCall from Southern Illinois University, USA. Students of Social Anthropology had an opportunity to participate in the cycle of lectures, where they were in where they were introtudced to the visual arts of Central and East Africa: music, dance, cinema, and other populart arts. Students received an opportunity to learn how different fields of art deal with historic representation, cultural critique and political resistance.

















Vytautas Magnus University along with Universities of Tallinn, Riga and Latvia are inviting current and prospective students to participate in the 1st Baltic Anthropology Graduate School. The schooll will be held on 11th - 12th of December 2015, Tallinn University. More information could be found here






SAC invites you to study Master's Program in Social Anthropology, the first anthropology program launched in the Baltic States. More information you can find here.


BSSA 2015 team and Latvian Association of Anthropologists announce the 3rd Baltic Summer School of Anthropology, the topic is "Applied Anthropology". Don't miss a chance to participate! More information you can find here.





International Conference 


  15th November, 2014

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