Aurimas Svedas is an associate professor at the Faculty of History, Vilnius University. In
2006 he differned this dissertation "Soviet-era Lithuanian historiography: official
discourse and its alternatives (1944-1985)". In 2009-2011 he implemented post-doctoral
internship "Historical memory in Soviet and post-Soviet Lithuania: changes in memory
policy and transformations of Lithuanian identity". He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar
internship at Stanford University, USA "Red Knights: KGB between myth and reality". He is the manager, initiator and executor of various cultural research and dissemination
projects. The creator of television and radio shows, regularly collaborates with the
cultural magazine "Literature and Art".