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educator , historian , political scientist , researcher

Darius Furmonavicius, Lithuanian political scientist, researcher, historian, educator. Registered professional engineer, State Examination Commission, Lithuania, 1989. Grantee, Northern Diaries Educational Trust, 1998, Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust, 1998; scholar, Lithuanian Foundation, 1997-1999, Osher Re-entry Scholarship scholarship, Committee of Vice Chancellors of the United Kingdom, 1997-1999.

Background

Furmonavicius, Darius was born on July 18, 1965 in Kaunas, Lithuania. Son of Liudvikas Furmonavicius and Stefanija Furmonaviciene.

Education

Diploma in Electrical Engineering with honours, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania, 1988. Master of Arts in International Relations, University Nottingham, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy in European Studies, University Bradford, 2002.

Career

Research assistant Kaunas (Lithuania) University of Technology, 1983—1988, research associate, 1988—1989, lecturer, 1988—1992. Lecturer of contemporary European history University of Bradford, England, 1996—2001. Lecturer of the Lithuanian language University of Nottingham, England, 2001—2002.

Postdoctoral research fellow University of Bradford, since 2002. Trustee Lithuanian Catholic Center, Nottingham, England, since 1997. Founder, secretary and trustee Lithuanian Studies & Research Fund, Nottingham, since 1999.

Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, State Examination Commission, Lithuania, 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Europos Lietuvis, 1996-1998. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman of the Center Branch in the United Kingdom Lithuania's Conservative Party, Nottingham, since 1999. Fellow: Atlantic Council of the United Kingdom. Member: International Political Science Association, European Union Studies Association (associate), American Political Science Association (associate), International Studies Association (associate conference grant 2003), Royal Institute of International Affairs (associate), British International Studies Association (associate), Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies (associate), American History Association (Bernadotte E. Schmitt grant 2002), Lithuanian Association in Great Britain (director 1997-1999), British - Lithuanian Society, European-Atlantic Group (associate), Lithuanian Catholic Centre in the United Kingdom.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, photography, basketball, tennis, travel.

Connections

Married Ruta Greckaite, January 28, 1989. 1 child Ieva Furmonaviciute.

father:
Liudvikas Furmonavicius

mother:
Stefanija Furmonaviciene

spouse:
Ruta Greckaite

child:
Ieva Furmonaviciute Furmonavicius