Defended Dissertations

Joint school for doctoral studies in History of Klaipėda University and Vytautas Magnus University

  • On December 9, 2016 Raimonda Nabažaitė defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Stove Tile Making in Klaipėda in the Late Middle Ages and Modern Times: between innovation and cultural tradition“; supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus (See summary of dissertation in English).

Joint school for doctoral studies in History of Klaipėda University and the Lithuanian Institute of History [2003–2015]

List of dissertations defended by persons who studied at the joint school for doctoral studies

  • On May 23, 2008 Ernestas Vasiliauskas defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Semigallia in the Late 12th – Early 16th Century. Cultural Processes“; supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus (See summary of dissertation in English);
  • On October 22, 2008 Hektoras Vitkus defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The Development of Holocaust Remembrance in Lithuania = Die Entwicklung der Holocausterinnerung in Litauen“; supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis (See summary of dissertation in German);
  • On March 27, 2009 Marius Ščavinskas defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The Issue of the Development of the Christian Missions from the Viewpoint of Christianization of the Baltic Nations in the End of the 10th – the Beginning of the 13th Centuries“; supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr habil. Alvydas Nikžentaitis, consultant Prof Dr habil. Edvardas Gudavičius (See summary of dissertation in English);
    Published monograph: Marius Ščavinskas, Kryžius ir kalavijas. Krikščioniškųjų misijų sklaida Baltijos jūros regione X–XIII amžiais. Vilnius, 2012;
  • On June 26, 2009 Klaidas Perminas defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The 16th – 19th Centuries Logboats from the Territories of Contemporary Lithuania and Latvia“; supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus (See summary of dissertation in English);
  • On March 4, 2010 Povilas Blaževičius defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Toys and Games in Lithuania in the 13th – 17th Centuries on the Basis of Archaeological Data“; supervisor Dr Gintautas Zabiela (See summary of dissertation in English);
    Published monograph: Povilas Blaževičius, Seniausieji Lietuvos žaislai (Lietuvos didžiųjų kunigaikščių rūmų studijos, t. 11). Vilnius, 2011;
  • On May 14, 2010 Aelita Ambrulevičiūtė defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Retail Trade in the Vilnius, Kaunas and Grodno Provinces in 1861–1914 (A Network, Expansion, Modernisation)“; supervisor Dr Darius Staliūnas, consultant Assoc. Prof Dr Stasys Pamerneckis (See summary of dissertation in Engslih);
  • On November 19, 2010 Julius Žukas defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Economic Development of Memel Territory in the Second Half of the 19th – the First Half of the 20th Centuries (1871-1939) = Wirtschaftsentwicklung des Memelgebiets von der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jh. bis zur ersten Hälfte des 20. Jh. (1871–1939)“; supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis (See summary of dissertation in German);
  • On February 25, 2011 Vasilijus Safronovas defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The Competition of Identity Ideologies in a City of South-Eastern Baltic Sea Region: the Case-Study of Klaipėda in the 20th Century“; supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr habil. Alvydas Nikžentaitis (See summary of dissertation in English);
    Published monograph: Vasilijus Safronovas, Praeitis kaip konflikto šaltinis: Tapatybės ideologijų konkurencija XX amžiaus Klaipėdoje. Vilnius, 2011;
  • On June 29, 2011 Jolanta Skurdauskienė defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Folwark Economy in Samogitian Private Manors in the 16th Century“; supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Rita Regina Trimonienė (See summary of dissertation in English);
  • On October 28, 2011 Artūras Svarauskas defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Ideological and Structural Development of Christian Democracy in the Republic of Lithuania in 1918–1940“; supervisor Dr Česlovas Laurinavičius (See summary of dissertation in English).
  • On October 26, 2012 Elena Pranckėnaitė defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Lake Dwellings in the South-Eastern Baltic Sea Region during the Early Metal Period“; supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Gintautas Zabiela (See summary of dissertation in English).
  • On November 16, 2012 Roman Shiroukhov defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Contacts Between Prussians and Curonians in the 11th – Early 13th Centuries, According to the Archaeological Data“; supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus (See summary of dissertation in English).
  • On October 25, 2013 Rytis Jonaitis defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Civitas Rutenica in Vilnius in the 13th–15th Century“; supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus (See summary of dissertation in English).
  • On November 22, 2013 Vytautas Jokubauskas defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The Lithuanian Military Doctrine and Its Implementation in the Context of the Countries of the North-Eastern Baltic Region in the Period 1923–1940“; supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis (See summary of dissertation in English);
    Published monograph: Vytautas Jokubauskas, „Mažųjų kariuomenių“ galia ir paramilitarizmas. Tarpukario Lietuvos atvejis. Klaipėda, 2014.
  • On October 3, 2014 Dovilė Troskovaitė defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Formation of Polish and Lithuanian Karaite Identity in the 19th–20th Centuries: between Separation and Adaptation“; supervisor Dr Darius Staliūnas (See summary of dissertation in English).
  • On November 7, 2014 Paulius Bugys defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Armour in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the Second Half of the 13th – 1st Half of the 16th Century (On the Basis of Archaeological Data)“; supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Gintautas Zabiela (See summary of dissertation in English).
  • On January 23, 2015 Sigita Bagužaitė-Talačkienė defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Material Amber Tradition in the West Lithuanian Cemeteries with Stone Circles in the Comparative Context of Balt Cultures. Social Aspect“; supervisor Dr Rasa Banytė-Rowell (See summary of dissertation in English).
  • On April 10, 2015 Irma Kaplūnaitė defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The Catholic Section of Vilnius in the 14th and Beginning of the 16th Century“; supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Gintautas Zabiela (See summary of dissertation in English).
  • On October 16, 2015 Rinata Subotkevičienė defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Educational Journeys of the Residents of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (Late-14th C. – 1570s)“; supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr hab. Ingė Lukšaitė (See summary of dissertation in German).
  • On December 18, 2015 Lina Motuzienė defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Between History and Politics: The Shaping of Cultures of Remembrance in the City of Kaliningrad in 1989–2014“; supervisor Prof. Dr. Ruth Leiserowitz (See summary of dissertation in English).

List of dissertations defended at the joint institution for doctoral studies written by persons, who did not complete doctoral studies at Klaipėda University or defended externally

  • On May 27, 2004 Agnius Urbanavičius externally defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The New Citizens of Vilnius 1663–1795“ (consultant Prof Dr Zigmantas Kiaupa) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
    Published monograph: Agnius Urbanavičius, Vilniaus naujieji miestiečiai 1661–1795 m. Vilnius, 2005;
  • On June 11, 2004 Linas Kvizikevičius externally defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The Developmet of Towns and Boroughs in Memel (Nemunas) Riverside Region of Samogitian Duchy = Die Entwicklung der Städte und Städtchen in der Gegend um Memel (Panemunė) im Fürstentum Schamaiten“ (consultant Dr Gintautas Zabiela) in Klaipėda University;
  • On May 12, 2005 Kęstutis Katalynas externally defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The Development of Vilnius from the Fourteenth to the First Half of the Seventeenth Century (According to Archaeological Data)“ (consultant Assoc. Prof Dr Albinas Kuncevičius) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
    Published monograph: Kęstutis Katalynas, Vilniaus plėtra XIV–XVII a. Vilnius, 2006;
  • On May 17, 2005 Gitana Zujienė externally defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The Insignia and Ceremonial of the Rulers and High-Ranking State and Church Dignitaries of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the Thirteenth-Eighteenth Centuries“ (consultant Assoc. Prof Dr Edmundas Rimša) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
    Published monograph: Gitana Zujienė, Insignijos ir ceremonialas Lietuvos viešajame gyvenime (XIII–XVIII a.). Vilnius, 2008;
  • On December 2, 2005 Mindaugas Pocius externally defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Partisan Resistance in Lithuania 1944-1953: The Struggle with Inhabitants Accused of Collaboration“ (consultant Prof Dr habil. Liudas Truska) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
    Published monograph: Mindaugas Pocius, Kita Mėnulio pusė: Lietuvos partizanų kova su kolaboravimu 1944-1953 metais. Vilnius, 2009;
  • On June 21, 2007 Birutė Kazimiera Salatkienė externally defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Iron Metallurgy in the Territory of Lithuania until the 13th Century. Archaeological Data“ (consultant Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus) in Klaipėda University;
    Published monograph: Birutė Salatkienė, Geležies metalurgija Lietuvoje: archeologijos duomenys (Bibliotheca actorum humanitaricorum Universitatis Saulensis, t. 4). Šiauliai, 2009;
  • On February 29, 2008 Gytis Piličiauskas defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The Flint Industry in the South-East Baltic, 2900-1700 BC, on the Evidence of the Studies of Polished Flint Axes“ (supervisor Dr habil. Algirdas Girininkas) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
  • On June 20, 2008 Aliaksandr Belyi externally defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Localization of the Russia Alba Horonym Based on the European Textual and Cartographic Sources of 13th – Middle of 18th Centuries “ (consultant Dr Gintautas Sliesoriūnas) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
  • On June 27, 2008 Vilius Ivanauskas defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Lithuanian Nomenclature in the Bureaucratic System: Between Stagnation and Dynamics (1970-1988)“ (supervisor Dr Česlovas Laurinavičius) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
    Published monograph: Vilius Ivanauskas, Lietuviškoji nomenklatūra biurokratinėje sistemoje: tarp stagnacijos ir dinamikos (1968–1988 m.). Vilnius, 2011;
  • On May 26, 2009 Algimantas Katilius externally defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Preparation of the Catholic Clergy in the Seinai (Augustavas) Diocese (in the 19th C. – Beginning of 20th C.)“ (consultant Dr Zita Medišauskienė) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
    Published monograph: Algimantas Katilius, Katalikų dvasininkijos rengimas Seinų kunigų seminarijoje (XIX a. – XX a. pradžia). Vilnius, 2009;
  • On January 18, 2011 Olga Mastianica defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Significance of Female Education in the Lithuanian Society from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Century“ (consultant Dr habil. Tamara Bairašauskaitė) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
    Published monograph: Olga Mastianica, Pravėrus namų duris: moterų švietimas Lietuvoje XVIII a. pabaigoje – XX a. pradžioje. Vilnius, 2012;
  • On April 29, 2011 Mindaugas Brazauskas externally defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Cultural Layers as the Research Source of Klaipėda Infrastructure and Urban Development in the 16th-18th Century“ (consultant Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus) in Klaipėda University;
  • On June 28, 2011 Andrea Griffante defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „National Paths through Variety: Vilnius, Trieste and ‘Border Identity’ 1848-1914“ (supervisor Dr Vladas Sirutavičius) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
  • On October 18, 2013 Alfredas Rukšėnas defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Collective Biography of the Soldiers of the Kaunas National Labour Protection, 2nd Auxiliary Police Service Battalions“ (supervisor Dr Vladas Sirutavičius) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
  • On May 15, 2015 Oksana Valionienė defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Spatial Structure of Vilnius in the Middle Ages“ (supervisor Dr Kęstutis Zaleckis) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
  • On June 25, 2015 Živilė Mikailienė defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „Vilnius in the Soviet Period: Ideology and the Formation of the City’s Identity (1940–1988)“ (supervisor Dr hab. Alvydas Nikžentaitis) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
  • On June 26, 2016 Darius Juodis defended doctoral dissertation in the field of Humanities, History (05H) „The Activities of Soviet Security against the Lithuanian Emigrants in 1945–1991“ (supervisor Dr Česlovas Laurinavičius) in Lithuanian Institute of History;
    Published monograph: Darius Juodis, Šiapus ir anapus kordono: sovietų saugumo veikla prieš lietuvių išeiviją 1945–1991 m. Vilnius, 2016.