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The First Prize of Philosopher Leonidas Donskis Awarded to Historian prof. Saulius Suziedelis

The First Prize of Philosopher Leonidas Donskis Awarded to Historian prof. Saulius Suziedelis

February 26, 2018

For long-term efforts to strengthen civil awareness and tolerance, as well efforts to defend human rights, start and support of dialogue among those who think differently Sugihara Foundation – Diplomats for Life has awarded the first prize of Leonidas Donskis to professor in history Saulius Suziedelis. (Continue...)

Kaunas plans to erect statue to late philosopher Donskis

Kaunas plans to erect statue to late philosopher Donskis

May 24, 2017

Lithuania`s second-biggest city of Kaunas is planning to put up a statue of Leonidas Donskis, a prominent Lithuanian philosopher who died of a heart attack last year.(Tęsti...)

Lithuania’s Foreign Ministry Honours The Memory Of Leonidas Donskis

Lithuania’s Foreign Ministry Honours The Memory Of Leonidas Donskis

May 18, 2017

On 17 May, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania held a solemn event in memory of Prof. Leonidas Donskis and celebrated his contribution to the spread of European values. One of the halls at the Foreign Ministry was named the `Europe Hall` to remind our future generations about the values Prof. Donskis cherished.(Tęsti...)

Publications

Shakespeare as a Modern Sensibility

Shakespeare as a Modern Sensibility

November 01, 2012

William Shakespeare is likely to have become a modern sensibility. Like Niccolò Machiavelli or his own contemporary and significant other, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare seems to have developed into a modern moral and political sensibility, a criterion of modernity, and even a symbolic design within which we perceive and interpret ourselves and the world around us. (Read more...)

On the eve of the Vilnius Summit

On the eve of the Vilnius Summit

October 31, 2013

The third Eastern Partnership Summit will take place on November 28-29 in Vilnius. It can change the political landscape of Europe dramatically. If we succeed in signing the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine, the Vilnius Summit will have crucial political, and even civilizational, implications for decades to come.(Tęsti...)

Miracles Do Happen: Remembering January 13, 1991

Miracles Do Happen: Remembering January 13, 1991

February 03, 2011

By Leonidas Donskis
Twenty years ago Lithuania paid a heavy price for having become the first rebellious and breakaway republic in the former Soviet Union. The kiss of death to the dying empire, the real coup de grace dealt by a small country to the last colonial empire in Europe, albeit disguised as a legitimate heir to the ideals of the Enlightenment and also as a trailblazer to the Left in the world, signified the arrival of the new epoch.(Tęsti...)