Events and Projects

The Andrei Sakharov Research Center will organize public events, seminars and round-table discussions, including annual commemorations of the work and moral authority of Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov.


The Center organizes on average six public lectures per annum. Public lectures will be held either in the small auditorium of VMU (150 seats) or at the neighboring Valdas Adamkus Library (40-80 seats). The lectures have free admission and are open to both students and staff of VMU, as well as the general public. For some events registration is either advisable or required. This will be indicated in the announcement. Registration is possible at

The Andrei Sakharov Research Center is an active supporter and co-organizer of the annual Sakharov Days in Ukraine. For more information see

Event Calender

The Story of Batun

September 10, 2019

Second Leonidas Donskis
Memorial Concert

September 20, 2019

Building Bridges:
The Other Russia

September 20, 2019

Mapping Russian Trolls in Lithuania

May 23, 2019

Ninth Sakharov Conference

May 21-22, 2019

The New Cold War and how to win it

March 21, 2019

"The Vory"

January 21, 2019

Human rights in Putinist Russia

November 23, 2018

The Legacy of Soviet Psychiatry

September 21, 2018

Russia after Putin's election

May 29, 2018


The Andrei Sakharov Center will initiate projects in the near future as soon as the basic structure has been organized. Information will be provided once this is possible.

The Andrei Sakharov Research Centre contributes to the development of a pluralist and democratic society in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

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Andrei Sakharov Research Center
Daukanto 27, offices 304-307
44249 Kaunas, Lithuania