Information about the speaker
Linas Venclauskas holds his PhD in history, the dissertation was on modern Lithuanian antisemitism from second half of 19th century till 1940. L. Venclauskas field of research is national minorities in Lithuania, their identity and stereotypes attributed to the national minorities. He is lecturing in Faculties of Humanities and Political Science and Diplomacy at Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania). L. Venclauskas served as a vice-dean of Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy (2009 – 2015), is deputy-chair of NGO Sugihara Diplomats for Life foundation, as well he is researcher there. L. Venclauskas is constantly participating in local and international conferences, research projects, funded by Lithuanian government and EU.