On 20 April, Dr Inga Vindhdnaitė, a political scientist from Vilnius University, gave a lecture entitled "Lithuania's re-establishment of independence. Challenges the country faced".

It was the fourth of a series of lectures organised by the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe, which aim at explaining the circumstances of the historical breakthrough which led to the collapse of the communist system and the beginning of democratic changes in Central and Eastern Europe.

Audio recordings of the lecture, in Polish and Lithuanian, are available below.

Lecture in Polish:

Lecture in Lithuanian:

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The lecture was organised within the project "1990 / Year One. The democratic transformation in former Eastern Bloc countries". It is implemented in Poland, Germany, Czech Republic and Lithuania, within the framework of the programme Europe for Citizens - Remembrance of Europe's Past and is co-financed by the European Commission.


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