Evolution of Science and Technology / Mokslo ir technikos raida, Vol 1, No 1 (2009)

Lithuanian Science and Education in the 20th century: The Pecularities of Historical Experience

Juozas Algimantas Krikštopaitis


The article investigates the evolvement of Lithuanian science, education system and human growth. The paper submits for consideration the characteristic features of the reviewed historical material and its comparative analyses. The article mainly focuses on the facts and processes of the second half of the 20th century which acted as the determinants of contents in the development of Lithuania’s intellectual potential. The author also discusses the historical origins of the object under investigation, its social and political assumptions about the major events and the significance of scientific thinking and education to the foundation of the national state.
The discussions of the analyzed results revealed that The Lithuanian Academy of Sciences as the centre of science nurtured and took care of scientists during the Soviet times. The Academy fostered those scientific fields that helped Lithuanian researchers with the capability of reaching meaningful results.


Article in Lithuanian

Article in: Lithuanian

Article published: 2011-04-02

Keyword(s): history; state; nation; culture; value

DOI: 10.3846/est.2009.02

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