Call for Abstracts for Annual Conference

3rd Annual Conference: ‘Contemporary Political Processes: Challenges and Opportunities”

The 3rd annual conference ‘Contemporary Political Processes: Challenges and Opportunities’ will take place on 27th April, 2017, during “Faculty days” event.

It is organized by the Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy and hosted by Vytautas Magnus University. The conference aims to advance studies on various fields within the discipline of political science and provide young scholars with an opportunity to share their research.

Due to the emphasis on young scholars, master and doctoral students are especially encouraged to submit their proposals within these broad thematic fields:

  • Lithuania in the Global World
  • Contemporary Changes in Global Security;
  • Regional Studies;
  • Challenges to Governance and Public Administration;
  • News outlets, social media and information warfare;
  • Resolution of Contemporary Conflicts;
  • Other thematic fields are welcome.

Conference languages: Lithuanian and English

Abstract should be submitted to Giedrius Cesnakas via e-mail (  They cannot exceed 200 words and are expected to be submitted until 3rd April, 2017.

Best presentations will be considered for publication in peer-reviewed journal “Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review”.

Organization Committee:
Dr. Gerda Jakštaitė
Dr. Giedrius Česnakas
Dr. Gintarė Žukaitė
PhD. candidate Justinas Juozaitis
DhD. candidate Brigita Lokė

For further inquiry: Giedrius Česnakas (; 868072207)