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- Digitization and digital communication of cultural heritage
- Social values of museums and heritage communication
- Communication of traumatic heritage
Projects Supported by University Budget
The Importance of Heritage Communication, Museum and Museums for Social Cohesion and Economic Growth in Lithuania. Prof. Dr. R. Laužikas. 2017–2020.
National Research Projects
Research Council of Lithuania. "Automated monitoring of urban heritage" 3D video technologies (Nr. 01.2.2- LMT-K718-01- 0043). Head of the project Prof. Dr. Albinas Kuncevičius; project participants – Prof. Dr. Rimvydas Laužikas, PhD candidate Tadas Žižiūnas.
International Research Projects
CA COST Action CA15201. Archaeological practices and knowledge work in the digital environment 2016-2020. Funded by the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020. Dr. Isto Huvila (Uppsala University, Sweden). Rimvydas Laužikas, Ingrida Kelpšienė, Vykintas Vaitkevičius, Tadas Žižiūnas.
The main aim of ARKWORK is to build a trans-disciplinary network that brings together the multidisciplinary work of researchers of archaeological practices and their current projects in the field of archaeological knowledge production and use to make a major push forward in the current state of-the-art in knowing how archaeological knowledge is produced, how it is used and how to maximise its positive impact in the society. Vilnius University – Grant holder institution. Rimvydas Laužikas – Science Representative, MC member and leader of WG3. Researchers of Department of Museology – V. Vaitkevičius, I. Kelpšienė, T. Žižiūnas took part at different WG.
CA COST Action CA16123. New Exploratory Phase in Research on East European Cultures of Dissent Funded by the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020. Dr. Maciej Maryl (Instytut Badan literackich Polskiej akademii nauk, Poland). Ingrida Kelpšienė, Vykintas Vaitkevičius, Nadzeya Charapan, Neringa Latvytė-Gustaitienė.
The main aim of the Action is to trigger the next discovery phase of this legacy through forging a new, reflexive approach and providing a platform for incubating networked, transnational, multidisciplinary and technology-conscious research with creative dissemination capacities. Researcher of Department of Museology – I. Kelpšienė took part at MC Substitute.
Programme European for Citizens. #NeverAgain: Teaching Transmission of Trauma and Remembrance. Partners: University of Turku (Finland), University of Copenhagen (Denmark), University of Regensburg (Germany), Transkulturna Psihosocijalna Obrazovna Fondacija (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Institutul Roman Pentru Actiune, Instruire Si Cercetare In Dom (Romania), Centro Per La Cooperazione Internationale (Italy), Polskie Towarzystwo Badania Gier (Poland). PhD candidate Neringa Latvytė-Gustaitienė. 2018-2019.