Posts tagged as Research centre

Critics fear revisionism as Lithuania’s genocide research centre appoints new adviser

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The appointment of a controversial author to advise Lithuania’s state-funded genocide research institution has raised doubts among historians and drew protest from the country’s Jewish community. The Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania (LGGRTC), which studies the crimes of the Nazi and Soviet occupying regimes in Lithuania, has appointed Vidmantas Valiušaitis as one of two advisers to its new director Adas Jakubauskas. A journalist, author and a former editor-in-chief…

Research centre publishes online register of Lithuanian deportees

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania (LGGRC) has launched a an online register of people who were deported, jailed or killed by the Soviets in 1940–1953. The website – accessible  here   – includes names, surnames, the nature of repression, the year of deportation and other data. The information is searchable and can also be updated by the public. The data is based on findings of a commission…