Rūta Marija VABALAITĖ - PhD, researcher
Teacher and researcher of philosophy. Born in 1967. Studied philology and philosophy at Vilnius University. PhD thesis entitled „The Problem of Art’s Death (Comparative Analysis of Basic Concepts)”. Since 2009 works in the Department of History of Lithuanian philosophy of the Lithuanian Culture Research Institute. In 1997–2011 read courses on history of philosophy, aesthetics, philosophy of culture, etc. at Vilnius Pedagogical University, since 2011 – at Mykolas Romeris University. Published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed editions, made over 40 contributions at national and international conferences, took part at the research projects funded by EU and Research Council of Lithuania. Main research interests: history of Lithuanian philosophy, philosophy of art, modern and contemporary philosophies. 
E-mail: marijavabalaite@gmail.com
Selected publications