In memoriam Prof. Leonidas Donskis

In memoriam Prof. Leonidas Donskis

European Humanities University (EHU) mourns the loss of the prominent Lithuanian intellectual Professor Leonidas Donskis.

One of the most prominent and outstanding Lithuania’s philosophers Prof. Leonidas Donskis (54) suddenly passed away on September 21 in Vilnius.

After EHU’s forced relocation to Vilnius Prof. L. Donskis actively advocated for EHU integration into Lithuania’s higher education area. In 2007-2010 Prof. L. Donskis served as the member of EHU Governing Board. In 2009-2014 Prof. L. Donskis was a Member of the European Parliament. In the recent years he headed Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) “Academia Cum Laude” in Kaunas.

EHU faculty members, students and administration express deep condolences to Prof. L. Donskis’s family and friends, as well as to VMU academic community and the whole Lithuania.


Photo: Vytautas Magnus University

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