Assoc. prof. dr. Kęstas Kirtiklis

Associate Professor, Doctor
Centre for Journalism and Media Research

Faculty of Communication,
Saulėtekio al. 9, Ist building, room 602

Tel. +370 5 219 3168
Email: 

 

Associate Professor, Doctor
Centre for Journalism and Media Research

Faculty of Communication,
Saulėtekio al. 9, Ist building, room 602

Tel. +370 5 219 3168
Email: 

 

Academic Qualification

Education:

  • Doctoral dissertation in Humanities (Philosophy) Conception of Communication in Contemporary Philosophy was defended at Vilnius University in 2009. Summary of the Doctoral Dissertation

Internships:

  • 2013.04.01 – 08.31 intership at Freie Universität Berlin (Germany).
  • 2012.03.05 – 05.03 intership at University of Colorado Boulder (USA). 
  • 2011.05.03 – 06.01intership at University of Surrey  (UK).
  • 2011.03.15 - 04.13intership at Freie Universität Berlin (Germany).

Research Interests

  • Communication and Media Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Social Science
  • Communication Research Methodology

Publications

Collective monograph:

  • Kazakevičiūtė, Evelina, Kirtiklis, Kęstas. Vilnius: Discredited Capital of Culture. Barthes’ Mythologies Today: Readings of Contemporary Culture / edited by Pete Bennett, Julian McDougall. Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies. Vol. 52. ISBN 9780415821223 p. 126-130.

Academic articles:

  • Kirtiklis, Kęstas. Ar natūralistiniai socialiniai mokslai gali būti kritiniai? Problemos / Vilniaus universitetas. 2012, t. 82.  ISSN 1392-1126 p. 163-173.
  • Kirtiklis, Kęstas „Komunikacinės perspektyvos statusas socialiniuose moksluose“. Santalka: Filosofija, Komunikacija, 2012, t. 20, nr. 1, p. 50-60, ISSN 2029-6320.
  • Kirtiklis, Kęstas. Not by communication alone. Epistemology and methodology as typological criteria of communication theories. Informacijos mokslai / Vilniaus universitetas. 2011, t. 58.  ISSN 1392-0561 p. 42-55.

Papers and Presentations

Presentations in Conferences:

  • German Media Theory: Theory of Media or Theory of Culture?// International conference NordMedia 2013, Oslo (Norway), 2013. 
  • Learning from the Neighbours: Typology of Communication Studies and Methodological Debates in Social Sciences //  The 25th International Baltic Conference on the History of Science Historiae scientiarum Baltica, Vilnius (Lithuania), 2012.
  •  Komunikacijos mokslų tapatybė: kaip mokantis iš kaimynų nepamiršti savęs // Lithuanian Social Sciences Forum 2012, Molėtai (Lithuania), 2012. 
  • Naturalism versus Norms: A Dubious Dichotomy? A Case of Critical Social Science //  International conference Naturalism and Normativity in the Social Sciences, Hradec Kralove (Czech Republic),  University of Hradec Kralove, 2012. 
  •  Communication among disciplines / Communication as discipline: What language should communication researchers speak //  Gueast speaker at international conference Interdisciplinarity: How to make it work?, Vilnius (Lithuania), 2012.
  • Not by Communication Alone: The Importance of Epistemology in the Field of Communication Theory // International conference NordMedia 2011, Akureyri (Iceland), University of Akureyri, 2011.
  • How Critical is Critical Media Research //  International conference Critical Media Transformations: Practices, Challenges, Perspectives, kaunas (Lithuania), Vytautas Magnus University, 2010.

Teaching and Supervision

Bachelor studies:

  • Theories of Philosophy 

Master studies:

  • Communication Philosophy 
  • Communcation Philosophy and Theory 
  • Theories of Communication 
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