Doctoral Students

List of doctoral students, who studied and are currently enrolled at the joint school for doctoral studies, admitted for doctoral studies at Klaipėda University

Doctoral students entered in 2016:

  • Gintautas JAKŠTYS, subject “The Daily Life of Lithuanian Soldiers in War and Peace (1918-1940), supervisor Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis;
  • Raimondas KAZLAUSKAS, subject “Genesis of Politics in the Ancient World. The Issue of Legitimacy in Political Theology”, supervisor Dr Hektoras Vitkus;
  • Eglė STANKEVIČIŪTĖ, subject “The Use of Iron in Lithuanian Constructions (13th–17th Centuries), based on Archaeological Data”, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Gintautas Zabiela.

Doctoral students entered in 2015:

  • Rubenas BUKAVICKAS, subject “Sovietization in the Klaipėda Region: Socio-economic and Socio-cultural Transformations, 1945–1960”, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Silva Pocytė;
  • Liudas GUMBINAS, subject “The Expression of Military Art in Guerrilla Warfares of Lithuania (19th–20th Centuries)”, supervisor Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis;
  • Daumantas KIULKYS, subject “The Chronology of the Iron Age Settlements in Western Lithuania (1st–12th Centuries)”, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Gintautas Zabiela. The studies were terminated;
  • Egidijus PAPEČKYS, subject “Defense of the Republic of Lithuania, 1990–2004: The Issue of the Individual and Collective Armed Defense”, supervisor Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis;
  • Christian PIPAL, doctoral student of the project “Children of the Born of War – Past, Present and Future”; subject “Children of the Occupation in Lithuania: A Comparative Historical Analysis of Citizenship Sense, Practice, and Engagement”, supervisor Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis;
  • Tomas RIMKUS, subject “The Influence of the Microlitization on the Development of Economy in the Eastern Baltics in the Mesolithic Period. Technological approach”, supervisor Prof Dr habil. Algirdas Girininkas.

Doctoral students entered in 2014:

  • Justas STONČIUS, subject: „Developments of Antisemitism and Trends of Antisionist Campaign in Soviet Lithuania (1944–1990)“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis;
  • Edvinas UBIS, subject: „Cultural Impacts in Frontier Microregion between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Prussia in Late Medieval and Early Modern Period (According to Archaeological Data)“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Gintautas Zabiela;
  • Miglė URBONAITĖ (URBONAITĖ-UBĖ), subject: „Late Medieval and Early Modern Imported Ceramic Vessels in Vilnius Town and Castle Territory“, supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus;
  • Zigmas VITKUS, subject: „Developments of Politics of History: A Case-Study of Paneriai Memorial“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis.

Doctoral students entered in 2013:

  • Dovilė BATAITYTĖ, subject: „Social Change and Urban Visual Representations: A Comparative Study into Former East Prussian Cities“; supervisor Dr Hektoras Vitkus.
  • Gvidas SLAH, subject: „Determination of Mesolithic Economical Developments in Accordance with Experimental-Trasologic Analysis of Lithuanian Archaeological Data“, supervisor Prof Dr habil. Algirdas Girininkas.

Doctoral students entered in 2012:

  • Indrė ŠIMKUTĖ (ŽIGEU), subject: „The 16th–18th C. Klaipėda Glass Articles in the Context of Baltic Sea Region“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Gintautas Zabiela.

Doctoral students entered in 2011:

  • Raimonda NABAŽAITĖ, subject: „Stove Tile Making in Klaipėda in the Late Middle Ages and Modern Times: between innovation and cultural tradition“, supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus. The dissertation was defended on December 9, 2016.

Doctoral students entered in 2010:

  • Romualdas ADOMAVIČIUS, subject: „The Creation of Maritime Nation in Lithuania in the 20th and Early 21st Centuries“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis. The studies were finished, the dissertation is going to be defended as an external work;
  • Ignas BABUŠIS, subject: „The Self-Governance of the City of Vilnius (1870–1918): Structure, Personal Composition Structure, Functions“, supervisor Dr Darius Staliūnas. The studies were terminated;
  • Žilvinas ČĖSNA, subject: „Ethno-Cultural Transformations in Scalovia from the 12th to the 16th Centuries“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Valdemaras Šimėnas (since 2014 Dr Mindaugas Bertašius). The studies were finished, the dissertation is going to be defended as an external work;
  • Rinata IBRAGIMOVA (SUBOTKEVIČIENĖ), subject: „Educational Journeys of the Residents of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (Late-14th C. – 1570s)“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr habil. Ingė Lukšaitė. The dissertation was defended on October 16, 2015;
  • Irma KAPLŪNAITĖ, subject: „Catholic Suburb of Vilnius in the 14th–15th Centuries“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Gintautas Zabiela. The dissertation was defended on April 10, 2015.

Doctoral students entered in 2009:

  • Paulius BUGYS, subject: „Armour in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania from the Second Half of the 13th to the 17th C.“, supervisor Dr Gintautas Zabiela. The dissertation was defended on November 7, 2014;
  • Vytautas JOKUBAUSKAS, subject: „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. The dissertation was defended on November 22, 2013;
  • Rokas KRANIAUSKAS, subject: „The Maritime Cultural Landscape of South-Eastern Baltic Sea Region Coastlands“, supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus. The studies were finished, the dissertation is going to be defended as an external work;
  • Remigijus ŠEMEKLIS, subject: „The Pietist Movement in East Prussia and Prussian Lithuania“, supervisor Dr Silva Pocytė. The studies were terminated;
  • Dovilė TROSKOVAITĖ, subject: „Formation of Polish and Lithuanian Karaite Identity in the 19th–20th Centuries: between Separation and Adaptation“, supervisor Dr Darius Staliūnas. The dissertation was defended on October 3, 2014.

Doctoral students entered in 2008:

  • Inesa GRIKŠAITĖ-LENDRAITIENĖ, subject: „The Activities of German Consulate General in Memel“, supervisor Dr Česlovas Laurinavičius. The studies were terminated;
  • Rytis JONAITIS, subject: „Civitas Rutenica in Vilnius in the 13th–15th  Century“, supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus. The dissertation was defended on October 25, 2013;
  • Lina MOTUZIENĖ, subject: „Between History and Politics: The Shaping of Cultures of Remembrance in the City of Kaliningrad in 1989–2014“, supervisor Prof Dr Ruth Leiserowitz. The dissertation was defended on December 18, 2015.

Doctoral students entered in 2007:

  • Augustina GRINKEVIČIŪTĖ (KURILIENĖ), subject: „The Structure and Development of the Stone Age Period Settlements in Eastern Baltic Sea Region“, supervisor Dr habil. Algirdas Girininkas. The studies were finished, the dissertation is going to be defended as an external work;
  • Aušra ROŽANKEVIČIŪTĖ, subject: „Cultural Memory in Subordinated Lithuania (1940–1990): Themes, Forms, Dissonances“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr habil. Alvydas Nikžentaitis (since 2010 Dr Rasa Čepaitienė). The studies were terminated;
  • Vasilijus SAFRONOVAS, subject: „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. The dissertation was defended on February 25, 2011;
  • Robertas ŠIMKUS, subject: „The Rise of Lithuanian and Latvian National Historiographies: A Comparative Analysis of Historical and Cultural Field“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr habil. Alvydas Nikžentaitis. The studies were finished, the dissertation is going to be defended as an external work;
  • Roman SHIROUKHOV, subject: „Contacts Between Prussians and Curonians in the 11th – Early 13th Centuries, According to the Archaeological Data“, supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus. The dissertation was defended on November 16, 2012.

Doctoral students entered in 2006:

  • Sigita BAGUŽAITĖ-TALAČKIENĖ, subject: „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. The dissertation was defended on January 23, 2015;
  • Lijana PUŠINSKYTĖ, subject: „Anti-Soviet Resistance in the City of Klaipėda (1945–1990)“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis. The studies were terminated;
  • Elena PRANCKĖNAITĖ, subject: „Lake Dwellings in the South-Eastern Baltic Sea Region during the Early Metal Period“, supervisor Dr Gintautas Zabiela. The dissertation was defended on October 26, 2012;
  • Artūras SVARAUSKAS, subject: „Ideological and Structural Development of Christian Democracy in the Republic of Lithuania in 1918–1940“, supervisor Dr Česlovas Laurinavičius. The dissertation was defended on October 28, 2011;
  • Jurgita ŽUKAUSKAITĖ (ALVAREZ-ROMERO), subject: „The Late Neolithic Period Communities in Eastern Baltic Sea Region. The Phenomena of Corded Ware Pottery Culture“, supervisor Dr habil. Algirdas Girininkas. The studies were finished, the dissertation is going to be defended as an external work.

Doctoral students entered in 2005:

  • Aelita AMBRULEVIČIŪTĖ, subject: „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. The dissertation was defended on May 14, 2010;
  • Povilas BLAŽEVIČIUS, subject: „Toys and Games in Lithuania in the 13th – 17th Centuries on the Basis of Archaeological Data“, supervisor Dr Gintautas Zabiela. The dissertation was defended on March 4, 2010;
  • Mindaugas SABUTIS, subject: „Institutional Development of the Evangelical Lutheran Churches of Lithuania and Latvia (1918-1940)“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr habil. Alvydas Nikžentaitis. The studies were terminated;
  • Jolanta SKURDAUSKIENĖ, subject: „Folwark Economy in Samogitian Private Manors in the 16th Century“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Regina Rita Trimonienė. The dissertation was defended on June 29, 2011;
  • Julius ŽUKAS, subject: „Economic Development of Memel Territory in the Second Half of the 19th – the First Half of the 20th Centuries (1871-1939)“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis. The dissertation was defended on November 19, 2010.

Doctoral students entered in 2004:

  • Darius BARASA, subject: „Process of Confessionalization in Klaipėda District in the Last Quarter of the 17th – Early 18th Centuries“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr habil. Ingė Lukšaitė. The studies were terminated;
  • Ieva MASIULIENĖ, subject: „Klaipėda Daily Use Pottery during the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period“, supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus. The studies were finished, the dissertation is going to be defended as an external work;
  • Klaidas PERMINAS, subject: „The 16th – 19th Centuries Logboats from the Territories of Contemporary Lithuania and Latvia“, supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus. The dissertation was defended on April 26, 2009;
  • Marius ŠČAVINSKAS, subject: „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. The dissertation was defended on March 27, 2009;
  • Daiva FILIPAVIČIŪTĖ (MASILIAUSKIENĖ), subject: „From Autochtons to Newsettlers. Residents of the Curonian Lagoon Coastlands (1944–1960)“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis (since 2008 Dr Silva Pocytė). The studies were terminated.

Doctoral students entered in 2003:

  • Mindaugas BRAZAUSKAS, subject: „Cultural Layers as the Research Source of Klaipėda Infrastructure and Urban Development in the 16th – 18th Century“, supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus. The dissertation was defended externally on April 29, 2011;
  • Reda ŠVELNIŪTĖ, subject: „Manifestations of Social Life in the Archaeological Materials from Curonian, Samogitian, Lamatian, and Scalovian Male Graves“, supervisor Dr habil. Vytautas Kazakevičius (since 2005 – Dr Audronė Bliujienė). The studies were terminated;
  • Aistė UŽKURELYTĖ (TAURINĖ), subject: „Samogitian Nobility in the 16th – Early 17th Centuries: Quantity, Composition, Distribution“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Jūratė Kiaupienė. The studies were terminated;
  • Ernestas VASILIAUSKAS, subject: „Semigallia in the Late 12th – Early 16th Century. Cultural Processes“, supervisor Prof Dr habil. Vladas Žulkus. The dissertation was defended on May 23, 2008;
  • Hektoras VITKUS, subject: „The Development of Holocaust Remembrance in Lithuania“, supervisor Assoc. Prof Dr Vygantas Vareikis. The dissertation was defended on October 22, 2008.