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October 17, 2016
Kaddish in Butrimonys in memory of Leonidas Donskis

At peace, prof. Leonidas Donskis:” I would be happy, if while I am still alive something similar would happen in Butrimonys… I feel a moral obligation to say Kaddish there with Jews…” (2016.08.31 Delfi TV telecast, in the context of the Moletai march). On October 23rd, 3 p.m. at the main Jewish mass grave in Butrimonys, we shall pay tribute to the memory of Leonidas Donskis. The Kaddish – by Rafailas Karpis.
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September 22, 2016
Krzysztof Czyzewski. Leonidas Donskis - a Farewell

How is it possible? In that one moment, early in the morning at the Vilnius airport on the way from Šeteniai to Petersburg, on that Wednesday the 21st of September, when the world was celebrating the Order of the Smile and in churches people joined in a Prayer for Peace, on the anniversary of Virgil’s passing and the murder of 1159 Jewish neighbours by the death commando in Vėlučionys near Vilnius … (Continue...)

September 21, 2016
Lithuanian Donskis` political career marked with concern for human rights - colleagues

During his brief political career, Lithuanian philosopher Leonidas Donskis was an engaged defender of human rights including rights for sexual minorities, which made him stand out among other politicians from Central and Eastern Europe, stated his fellow in the European Parliament`s Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, Sophia In`t Veld of the Netherlands. (Continue...)

September 21, 2016
Farewell to one of Europe’s leading thinkers, Leonidas Donskis (1962-2016)

Leonidas Donskis died on September 21, 2016 from an apparent heart attack. He was 54. The Lithuanian Jewish philosopher and public intellectual – he was a political theorist, historian of ideas, social analyst, political commentator, and professor – was little known in the West, but is a major figure in Eastern European thought. He was also a member of the European Parliament from 2009 to 2014. (Continue...)

September 05, 2016
Is Europe Falling Apart? L. Donskis Discusses with Navid Kermani (video)

Is Europe Falling Apart? This topic - at the heart of the discussion between Leonidas Donskis and the German writer and journalist Navid Kermani held at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas. Watch the discussion here

July 11, 2016
Dialogue between Krzysztof Czyzewski and Leonidas Donskis about Living on Borderland (video)

Leonidas Donskis discusses with the Polish writer, the founder of the Borderland Foundation and International Center of Dialogue in Krasnogruda, Poland, Krzysztof Czyzewski on what it means to live on the borderland in terms of bridging individuals, societies, and cultures. Location: Literary Cafe at the International Center of Dialogue. Watch the discussion here

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