Mindaugas Kvietkauskas

Mindaugas Kvietkauskas

Minister of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania

Curriculum Vitae

Date of birth

27 May 1976

Education

1994–1998 Vilnius University, Faculty of Philology, Bachelor’s degree in Lithuanian Philology

1998–2000 Vilnius University, Faculty of Philology, Master’s degree in Lithuanian Literature

2002–2003 University of Oxford (United Kingdom), Oriental Institute, Diploma in Jewish Studies

2001–2006 Vilnius University, Faculty of Philology, PhD in Humanities

Work Experience

Since 2019 Minister of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania

2018 Deputy Director for Research of the Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore

2010 Internship at Yale University (USA)

2008 – 2018 Director of the Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore

2007 – 2008 Research worker in the Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore

2006 Internship in New York YIVO Institute (USA)

2006 – 2018 Lecturer, Associate Professor at Vilnius University, Faculty of Philology

2000 Internship at Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland)

1999 – 2008 Editor of critical section of the magazine “Metai” of the Lithuanian Writers Union

Awards

2018 Knight’s Cross of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas

2019 The Cavalier’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland

Additional Information

Foreign Languages

English, Russian, Polish, Yiddish, French (basics)

Creative Activities

Writer, translator

Family

Married

Last updated: 26-09-2019