Round Table 'Lithuanian Catholics in Siberia: Sources, Historiography, and Research Prospects'


Center of History of Lithuanian Catholic Church, Faculty of Catholic Theology, Vytautas Magnus University 
Cluster "The Church’s Relations with the State and Society in Lithuania" of Vytautas Magnus University


Centre for Study of the History of Religion and Church History, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences

invite you to participate in the round table

"Lithuanian Catholics in Siberia: Sources, Historiography, and Research Prospects"

The online round table will be devoted to the discussion of issues related to historical research on the life and activities of Catholic immigrants from Lithuania who lived in Siberia, including both voluntary migrants from different social groups (employees, workers, clergy, students) and people forcibly displaced throughout the recent period of history 

Topics suggested for presentations and discussion are: 

  • the state of research and the source base;
  • a review of studies on the subject, published in Lithuania, Poland, Russia;
  • the problem of availability of sources and ways to solve it;
  • relevant directions for further research;
  • prospects for cooperation in publishing sources and initiating joint research projects.

Working languages: Russian.
Date: November 26th, 2020.
Time: 15.00 - 18.00 (Moscow; GMT+3); 14.00 - 17.00 (Lithuania; GMT+3). 

The discussion will be moderated by Dr. N. Belyakova.

Key speakers: Prof. Kęstutis Žemaitis, Dr. E.S. Tokareva, Dr. Inga Puidokienė, Dr. Tatjana Nedzeliuk, Prof. Sandra Grigaravičiūtė, Dr. Sergei Leončik, Dr. Vsevolod Baškuev, Dr. Dmitry Panto, Dr. Evgeny Semenov, Dr. Victor Bilotas. 

Guest speaker: His Eminence Cardinal Sigitas Tamkevičius SJ, Archbishop Emeritus of Kaunas.


02 Oct 2020

Round Table 'Lithuanian Catholics in Siberia: Sources, Historiography, and Research Prospects'
Start: 14:00, 26.11.2020
End: 17:00, 26.11.2020
Address: Круглый стол пройдёт в онлайн режиме