Kaunas History Annals (Kauno istorijos metraštis)

The publication introduces research on the history of Kaunas and Kaunas region. Articles present the results of investigations into a variety of interrelated topics conducted by a diverse group of researchers, including historians, linguists, and specialists in ethnology, urban architecture and art. The Annals also publish different types of historical sources and documents and survey the activities of research institutions devoted to investigations of Kaunas history.


The journal of the Lithuanian Emigration Institute publishes articles on Lithuanian migration and emigration issues as well as history and culture of Lithuanian Diaspora. The mission of the journal is to become part of the common EU’s discourse on migration policy, to support the idea of Lithuanian identity in old and new diaspora communities, and to present to a wider audience the achievements of Lithuanian émigrés.

 Deeds and Days (Darbai ir dienos)

It is a continuous scholarly publication whose first nine books were published over the period from 1930 to 1940. The issue of “Darbai ir Dienos” has been renewed in Kaunas, Vytautas Magnus University with the aim of drawing together prominent scholars teaching at VMU ­ both local and residing outside of Lithuania ­ and talented researchers of a younger generation. The publication sets out to reflect on contemporary issues in philosophy, language and literature, and to delve into problems of history, ethnology and folklore. The importance of applying and mastering new methods in humanistic studies is stressed and interdisciplinary and comparative studies are given much attention.

Groups and Environments (Grupės ir aplinkos)

This series of scholarly publications introduces investigations of subcultural groups. The research areas include subcultural youth groups, groups ascribed to New religious movements, groups of ethnic minorities, etc. – all formations that create an authentic/ individual lifestyles by interacting with one another and the environment. These issues are relevant for Lithuania and the whole post- Soviet region.