Lithuanian Culture Research Institute
Odeta Žukauskienė, PhD in Humanities, senior researcher at the Lithuanian Culture Research Institute, assistant professor at the Vilnius Academy of Arts. I was awarded various scholarships for the research visits to EHESS, Descartes University (Center on Actuality and Everyday Life Studies), China Academy of Art. Cultural scholar, art historian and critic. I graduated from Vilnius Academy of Arts; in 2005 I defended PhD thesis dedicated to the comparative art history of Jurgis Baltrušaitis. I have published articles on comparative cultural history, cultural memory, visual culture and art. I’m a member of editorial boards of Lithuanian peer-reviewed scientific journals and volumes Lietuvos kultūros tyrimai [Lithuanian Culture Studies], Rytai – Vakarai: Komparatyvistinės studijos [East-West: Comparative Studies], Estetikos ir meno filosofijos tyrinėjimai [Studies in Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art]. My research interests cover visual culture, cultural memory, cultural history, art theory and critics.