SOVIJUS. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES OF CULTURE is a peer-reviewed semi-annual journal of Lithuanian Culture Research Institute for discussing important problems of cultural development, spread and interaction of different cultures, as well as for developing the new research fields of cultural studies. The journal contains scientific articles and studies, covering the culture development and spread, cultural theory, civilisational comparativistics, social and cultural anthropology, cultural memory, cultural psychology, cultural sociology, new media culture findings as well as translations of topical texts, historical sources, reviews and conference reviews. The editorial board focuses on theoretical and methodological problems of exploring culture as well as various issues of relative fields. Articles are published in Lithuanian, English and other languages commonly used by the academic community.

The journal is supplemented with a series of studies and monographs.


Dr. Rasius Makselis  (Lithuanian Culture Research Institute)

Deputy Editor-in-Chief 

Dr. Stanislovas Juknevičius (Lithuanian Culture Research Institute)

Editor of the Issue

Dr. Kęstutis Šapoka (Lithuanian Culture Research Institute)

Editorial Board

Akad. prof. Antanas Andrijauskas (Lithuanian Culture Research Institute)

Prof. Dr. Ruben Apresian (Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy)

Prof. Sekhar Basu (Kolkata University / Mykolas Romeris University)

Prof. Dr. Audrius Beinorius (Vilnius University)

Assoc. prof. Dr. Naglis Kardelis (Lithuanian Culture Research Institute)

Akad. prof. Janina Kursytė-Pakulė (Latvian Academy of Sciences, Latvia University)

Dr. Dainius Razauskas (Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore)

Dr. Vytautas Rubavičius (Lithuanian Culture Research Institute)

Prof. Carles Salazar (University of Lleida)

Dr. Kęstutis Šapoka (Lithuanian Culture Research Institute)

Prof. emeritus Hidemichi Tanaka (Tohoku University)

Lithuanian Language Editor

Ona Gaidamavičiūtė

Design Skaistė Ašmenavičiūtė

Recommended for publishing by the Council of Science of Lithuanian Culture Research Institute

This edition was funded by a grant (No. LEI-15013) from the Research Council of Lithuania

Every article is reviewed by two reviewers


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ISSN 2351-4728 (online version)

ISSN 2351-471X (printed version)

Adomas Matuliauskas 14 silkscreens of „The Stories of the Hills of Vilnius“ in pages 9, 39, 81, 139, 151

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