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Rimante Jaugaite

PhD Student

Department of History and Cultures

Academic discipline: M-STO/04 Contemporary History

Curriculum vitae


Nov. 2021 – present PhD Student in Global Histories, Cultures, and Politics, Department of History and Cultures – DiSCi, University of Bologna 



2020 Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary research and studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES), University of Bologna, Political Sciences-Forlì Campus, Summa cum laude
2019 Exchange student, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

2017 Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Arts History, Criticism and Media, Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Humanities, Summa cum laude
2016 Exchange student, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
2014 Exchange student, Saint Petersburg State University, Smolny Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences



2022 Marco Polo scholarship
2020 Erasmus+ Mobility for traineeship Grant
2019 ERASMUS+ Grant
2018 Lithuanian Foundation Scholarship, Juozas Ručys Fund
2017-2013 Dean’s Scholarship
2017 Education Exchanges Support Foundation Scholarship/Lithuanian Research and Studies Center
2017 ERASMUS+ Recent Graduate Traineeship Scholarship
2016 B. Bieliukas Memorial Scholarship
2016 Liūtas and Francoise Mockūnas nominal scholarship
2016 ERASMUS+ Scholarship
2016 and 2015 ERASMUS+ Traineeship Scholarship
2014 Mobility Scholarship



Oct. 2022 – Feb. 2023 Visiting Fellow, Institute of Culture and Memory Studies ZRC SAZU, Ljubljana, Slovenia

May 2020 – Dec. 2021 Researcher, The Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding 
Warsaw, Poland

Nov. 2018 – Dec. 2019 Researcher, GACY ’68 project (A Game-Changing Year Czechoslovakia and Europe in 1968), University of Bologna Team 

Feb. 2018 – June 2018 Archive Intern, Lithuanian Research and Studies Center, Chicago, USA  

Jan. 2017 - Feb. 2017 Coordinator's Assistant, Hrvatski institut za povijest [Croatian Institute of History], Zagreb, Croatia

June 2015 - August 2015 ERASMUS+ Librarian and Archivist Trainee, Biblioteca di Studi Umanistici Francesco Petrarca [Francesco Petrarca Humanities Library], Pavia, Italy

Feb. 2014 - June 2014 Historian, Kaunas Realms of Memory Project, Kaunas, Lithuania



Lithuanian – Native

English – Fluent

Russian – Upper-Intermediate

Croatian - Conversant

Italian - Conversant

Polish – Basics

Spanish – Basics



May 2023 27th Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), Columbia University, NY (will present Beyond Remembrance: Commemorating Srebrenica through Coffee)

March-April 2023 BASEES (The British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies) conference, University of Glasgow (presented Hashtag Memory Activism: #ŠtoTeNema in the Context of Srebrenica Genocide)

November 2022 contributing to the workshop Yugoslavia Reloaded: Digital Mourning, Algorithmic Peacebuilding and Cinematic Reconciliation, Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK)

June 2022 5th Public History Summer School, The Institute of History of the University of Wrocław, (presented Access Denied: Politics of Virtual Mourning across post-Yugoslav Space)

May 2022 Reinventing/Reconstructing Cosmopolitanism in Contested Spaces and Post-conflict Zones, George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, Cres, (presented Mourning beyond the Borders: 'Što te nema' as a Transnational Virtual Space for Remembrance)

May 2022 Grassroots Activism in History & Memory, Centre for Public History, Heritage and Memory, Nottingham Trent University (presented Practising Memory Artivism: Travelling participatory monument 'Što te nema')

May 2022 26th Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), Columbia University, NY, online (presented Nomadic Monument ‘Što te nema’ as a Memory Space)

May 2021 25th Annual World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), Columbia University, NY, online (presented The 'Aliens' in Post-Yugoslav Cinema)

Nov. 2020 ‘Shades of Grey’: Inquiries into Informal Practices in the Black Sea Region since the Eighteenth Century, New Europe College, Bucharest, online (presented: (Not) Dealing with War Crimes on Film: Post-Yugoslav Cinema as a Method of Fostering Reconciliation and Peace)

Sep. 2020 International Interdisciplinary Conference “Transculturality in the Black Sea Region: New Theoretical Approaches and Research Methodologies” St. Gallen, Switzerland, online (presented Post-Yugoslav cinema: Overcoming Methodological Nationalism)

Nov. 2019 International Conference “Facilitating Dialogue in Divided Societies” Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (presented ‘(Not)Dealing with the War Crimesʼ topic in post-Yugoslav cinema)

June-July 2019 International Summer School "Borderlands Studies in East Central Europe and the Black Sea Region" Kharkiv, Ukraine (presented Statehood Ideas in Nineteenth-Century Croatian and Lithuanian Political Imagination)



Oct. 2021 International Graduate Workshop “Civil Resistance – How Peoples, Ideas and Movements can change Politics”, University of Göttingen, University of Oxford, Stiftung Adam von Trott, online

Feb. 2020 International Winter School “Democratization and reconciliation strategies in South-East Europe: redefining ineffective policies” Dubrovnik, Croatia

Jan. 2020 International Winter School “How to Avoid Becoming a Pseudo-Researcher? The Craft of Political Analysis” Lipowy Most, Poland

Dec. 2019 Forum mladih lidera [Forum of Young Leaders] at Sarajevo Fest – Art & Politics by East West Center Sarajevo

Sep. 2019 International Summer School “Real and Phantom Borders - Crossing the Boundaries of History, Memory and International Law” Masurian Lakeland (Folwark Łękuk), Poland



Apr. 2022 Lecture „Kultūrinis pasipriešinimas“ karo metu: Sarajevo apgulties (1992-1996) atvejis ["Cultural Resistance" during the War: The Case of Sarajevo Siege (1992-1996)] at Lithuanian Education History Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania

Apr. 2022 Radio interview on cultural resistance during the war (Lithuanian National Broadcaster)

Jan. 2020 Radio interview on Croatia and the South Eastern Europe (Lithuanian National Broadcaster)

Apr. 2017 Presentation of the book „Schweiz und Litauen. 15 000 Jahre Beziehungsgeschichte. Eine chronologische Übersicht / Lietuva ir Šveicarija. 15 000 metų santykių istorija. Chronologinė apžvalga“ (presented [Lugano Coast Artists in Lithuania]) Vilnius, Lithuania



Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN) 

MAiA - MIREES Alumni International Association

Vytautas Magnus University Historian Society

Alumni International Association of Students in Economic and Commercial Sciences (AIESEC)


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