Department of History

Dr. Marius Sirutavičius

Head of the Department


Research interests: methodology of history, history of cultures of the middle ages and the early modern times, diplomatic history of the early modern times of Grand Duchy of Lithuania
marius.sirutavicius@vdu.lt

Vitalija Kasperavičiūtė

Administrator of the Department


vitalija.kasperaviciute@vdu.lt

Prof. habil. dr. Egidijus Aleksandravičius


Research interests: the history of Lithuanian culture in the 19th century, the historiography of Lithuania, history of Lithuanian emigrants
egidijus.aleksandravicius@vdu.lt

Prof. dr. Jonas Vaičenonis


Research interests: History of 1918-1940 Lithuanian military and diplomacy, history of Lithuanian Riflemen’s Union, history of Kaunas city
jonas.vaicenonis@vdu.lt

Prof. dr. Vaida Kamuntavičienė


Research interests: the history of churches in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, history of mentality
vaida.kamuntaviciene@vdu.lt

PROF. RIMANTAS MIKNYS


Research interests: Society of Lithuania in the 19th – beginning of the 20th century, Ethnopolitical and ethnocultural orientation of Lithuanian Poles under conditions of creation of modern Lithuanian nation and modern statehood in the 19th – beginning of the 20th century, Interrelations between Lithuanian, Polish and Belarusian ethnic communities and their dynamics in the 19th – beginning of the 20th century
rimantas.miknys@vdu.lt, rimantas.miknys@gmail.com

Assoc. prof. dr. Arvydas Malonaitis


arvydas.malonaitis@vdu.lt

Assoc. prof. dr. Domininkas Burba


domininkas.burba@vdu.lt 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Liudas Glemža


Research interests: the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, history of Vilnius castle, history of Russia
liudas.glemza@vdu.lt

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rūstis Kamuntavičius


Research interests: the history of communication between Lithuania and Western Europe since Early Modern times; history of East-Central Europen countries – esp. Belarus, Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania – and conflicting narrations of the past.
rustis.kamuntavicius@vdu.lt

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vytenis Almonaitis


Research interests: the history of Lithuania in 14th – 15th century, The German Order castles in Lithuania, Lithuanian historiography of 13th – 14th century
vytenis.almonaitis@vdu.lt

Dr. Egidijus Balandis


egidijus.balandis@vdu.lt

Dr. Inga Puidokienė


Research interests: Relations between Lithuanians and Germans in the Evangelical Lutheran church in 1919-1941
inga.puidokiene@vdu.lt

Dr. Laurynas Šedvydis


Research interests: Socioeconomic history of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, treasury and finances of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, history of education
laurynas.sedvydis@vdu.lt

Dr. Laima Bucevičiūtė


Research interests: the history of border walls in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, historiography, historical cartography
laima.buceviciute@vdu.lt

Dr. Linas Venclauskas


Research interests: modern anti-Semitism in Lithuanian society, research of periodicals (from the second half of 19th century till nowadays), (in)tolerance phenomenon in Lithuanian, history of the Holocaust in Lithuania
linas.venclauskas@vdu.lt

Dr. Tadas Rutkauskas


Research interests: Egyptology, assyriology, ancient history, archeology
tadas.rutkauskas@vdu.lt

DR. TOMASZ BŁASZCZAK


Research interests: the history of Belarus and Baltic Countries in the 20th century, Ethnic Relations and National Minorities in Central Eastern Europe
tomasz.blaszczak@vdu.lt

Dr. Vitalija Kasperavičiūtė


Research interests: Lithuanian emigration history, history of migration politics, history of Lithuanian in the period of 1918-1940
vitalija.kasperaviciute@vdu.lt

Akvilė Kabašinskaitė


PhD topic: Image of Lithuanian in France 1940-1990
Supervisor: Prof. habil. dr. Egidijus Aleksandravičius
akvile.kabasinskaite@vdu.lt

 

Domas Boguševičius

Assistant


Research interests: History of Lithuanian culture in the 18th and 19th centuries, Methodology of teaching history
domas.bogusevicius@vdu.lt

Ričardas Jaramičius


PhD topic: the nobility of the county Kaunas in the public life of second half of the 16th – the first half of the 17th
Supervisor Prof. Dr. Vaida Kamuntavičienė
ricardas.jaramicius@vdu.lt

Tadas Šaulys


PhD topic: Lithuanian intelligentsia between public and private space in 1905-1940
Supervisor: Prof. habil. dr. Egidijus Aleksandravičius
saulystadas@gmail.com

MARTYNAS BUTKUS


PhD topic: Voluntary associations in Lithuania in 1905-1940: legal regulation and the growth of social capital
Supervisor: Prof. habil. dr. Egidijus Aleksandravičius
martynas.butkus@vdu.lt