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L. Donskis named among key figures of past 30 years in Lithuania

L. Donskis named among key figures of past 30 years in Lithuania

March 09, 2020

Professor Vytautas Landsbergis, chairman of the Supreme Council-Reconstituent Seimas, as well as Presidents Valdas Adamkus and Algirdas Brazauskas have been named the most prominent figures in Lithuania over the past three decades, according to a delfit.lt/Reitingai survey. Landsbergis received 412 votes, Adamkus got 403 and Brazauskas was picked by 379 people. They are followed by ex-President Dalia Grybauskaite (364), basketball players Arvydas Sabonis (310), philosopher Leonidas Donskis (289), poet Justinas Marcinkevicius (282), singer Vytautas Kernagis (260), MEP Andrius Kubilius (258) and singer Andrius Mamontovas (227).(Tęsti...)

Kaunas university to open late philosopher Donskis` office featuring his book collection

Kaunas university to open late philosopher Donskis` office featuring his book collection

September 12, 2019

Vytautas Magnus University (VDU) is opening on Thursday the Leonidas Donskis office featuring the late philosopher`s personal book collection and his creative legacy, VDU said. Preparations for the opening of the office took almost two years and involved bringing in 90 boxes of books from the home of Leonidas and Jolanta Donskis. (Continue...)

Leonidas Donskis Memorial Conference Will Focus on the Other Russia

Leonidas Donskis Memorial Conference Will Focus on the Other Russia

August 30, 2019

In honor and memory of Professor Leonidas Donskis, a prominent thinker, philosopher and beloved member of Vytautas Magnus University’s community, the VMU Andrei Sakharov Research Center for Democratic Development will organize a conference, Building Bridges: Thoughts about the Other Russia, which will be held at VMU Small Hall (28 S. Daukanto g., Kaunas) on Friday 20 September, from 10 a.m. The philosopher’s memory will also be honoured at a film screening and a concert. (Continue...)

Publications

Trapped by Half-Truth

Trapped by Half-Truth

September 16, 2009

By Leonidas Donskis

Are the Baltic countries and Ukraine really praising up to the skies their WW2 collaborators of the Nazis or else celebrating their disgraceful pages of the past? This is the question that arises on hearing present Russia’s never-ending insinuations on the Baltic States as failing to adopt the truly European standard in assessing the WW2. In fact, Russia itself detests and furiously condemns any attempt to hold it accountable for the crimes against humanity it committed in the 20th century.(Tęsti...)

Unnoticed Fascism

Unnoticed Fascism

November 09, 2009

By Leonidas Donskis

Norman Cohn (1915-2007), the recently deceased British historian, argued in his book Warrant for Genocide that the Nazis, and the Holocaust they committed, somehow overshadowed some earlier genocidal events and atrocities in Europe that unquestionably were of smaller scale, yet were nearly as sinister and cruel on the ground as those initiated by the Third Reich.(Tęsti...)

The Miraculous Year 1989, or one in Praise of Weakness?

The Miraculous Year 1989, or one in Praise of Weakness?

December 15, 2009

By Leonidas Donskis

The year 2009 marks the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Even taking a short look backward, 1989 appears to have been the year that was nothing short of a miracle.(Tęsti...)



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(2009-2014)