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The Dutch Edition of “The Little Europe

The Dutch Edition of “The Little Europe" Launched in Brussels (photos)

November 19, 2018

On November 19, the translation to Dutch of Leonidas Donskis’ collection of essays “The Little Europe: a Map by an Aesthete" has been launched at the Embassy of Lithuania in Brussels, Belgium. Photo gallery here(Tęsti...)

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...)

Publications

How memory prevails

How memory prevails

August 31, 2013

The Polish-British sociologist Zygmunt Bauman has developed the theory of the adiaphorization of consciousness. He says that during times of upheaval and at critical historical junctures or intense social change, people lose some of their sensitivity and refuse to apply an ethical perspective to other people.(Tęsti...)

Yuri Afanasiev: A Beautiful Dissenting Mind

Yuri Afanasiev: A Beautiful Dissenting Mind

September 24, 2015

Russia has recently lost one of her towering personalities in the fields of political dissent, human rights defence, political memory, social criticism and humanities. Professor Yuri Nikolayevich Afanasiev (1934–2015) was a prominent historian and democratic activist. The founder of the Russian State University for the Humanities, Professor Afanasiev appears to have been the voice of humanism, conscience and liberty in Russia and beyond. (Continue...)

Wag the Dog. Russian Style

Wag the Dog. Russian Style

September 08, 2014

The extreme power of manipulation, in terms of public opinion and imagology, and its political and moral implications are well revealed by one film that has contributed to the critique of today’s controlling political structures. This is Barry Levinson’s film Wag the Dog. The film tells us the story of Hollywood producer Stanley Motss and Washington’s spin doctor Conrad Brean, who are supposed to save the White House due to the President’s scandalous romance.(Tęsti...)



LEONIDO DONSKIO KADENCIJA EUROPOS PARLAMENTE
(2009-2014)