For two decades my efforts to explore the ways and byways taken by Lithuania in its journey toward modernity laid a lot of mental traps for me.
Even more treacherous were my repeated attempts to make a turn away from a historical narrative for myself and about myself toward an engagement to explain to a wider world as coherently as possible everything that worries – and is important to – us, contemporary Lithuanians.
In this way there came about English-language texts occasioned by international conferences and research projects carried out jointly with scholars from the Western world.
Author: Egidijus Aleksandravičius
Vytautas Magnus University