Conference Program Schedule

  • Thursday (June 30): 8:30–18:00
  • Friday (July 1): 8:30–18:00
  • Saturday (July 2): 8:30–17:00

Thursday (June 30)

  • Session I: 10:00–12:00
  • Session II: 12:30–14:30
  • Session III: 15:30–17:00
  • Session IV (Opening roundtable): 17:30–19:00
  • Opening reception: 19:30

Friday (July 1)

  • Session V (Keynote speech 1): 9:00–10:30
  • Session VI: 11:00–13:00
  • Session VII: 14:00–16:00
  • Session VIII: 16:30–18:30

Saturday (July 2)

  • Session IX: 9:00–11:00
  • Session X: 11:30–13:30
  • Session XI: 14:30–16:30
  • Session XII (Keynote speech 2): 17:00–18:30
  • Closing reception: 18:30

 Keynote speeches will be delivered by:

Lilia Shevtsova, Russian analyst, senior fellow, non resident, Brookings institution; associate fellow, Chatham House

Russia as the Challenge of the 21st Century: How the Personalized System Survives in Post-Modern Times

Vygaudas Ušackas, Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation to the Russian Federation

The Baltics in the Connected, Complex and Contested World

PRESENTATIONS. Those presenting papers are allocated 20 minutes for their oral presentations. Discussants’ remarks also should be kept to a maximum of 20 minutes. These time constraints are necessary to allow enough time for general discussion following the presentations.

DEADLINE FOR SENDING PAPERS. Panelists who are delivering papers at the conference are kindly asked to send their papers in advance to all members of their panels, including the discussants, and to The emails of all panelists will appear on the Preliminary Program. The papers should be up to 10 pages, line spacing: 1,5 lines, with footnotes and a bibliography. The deadline to send in papers is June 20, 2016.

LOCATION. The conference will take place in the main building of Vytautas Magnus University, S. Daukanto st. 28, Kaunas.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!