Lithuanian Sociological Association

LSD stands for Lietuvos sociologų draugijos, the Lithuanian name for the 1996 established Lithuanian Sociological Association.
Lithuanian Sociological Association also called Lietuvos sociologų draugijos

History of Lithuanian Sociological Association (LSD)

LSD stands for Lietuvos sociologų draugijos, the Lithuanian name for the 1996 established Lithuanian Sociological Association. To address the requirements of current society, LSA reformed the organization in 2010 with a focus on the growth of sociology programs and research.

Mission and Activities of LSD

  • In associations, organizations, and educational institutions on a national and international scale, LSD advocates the interests of sociologists from Lithuania.
  • LSD wants to provide suggestions for advancements in Lithuanian sociology research and study.
  • LSD intends to improve collaboration with like-minded entities engaged in sociology studies and research in Lithuania.
  • In its societal research and studies about the nation, LSD participates in the public activities of Lithuanian socio-scientific policy and further supports the diffusion of information about sociology. LSD and the Lithuanian education system
  • LSA emphasized the necessity for a modern educational strategy in Lithuania together with other institutes of social sciences. To carry out this proclamation, the Lithuanian Movement for the Humanities and Social Sciences debuted in 2017. It brought together fourteen academic organizations to encourage their involvement in higher education and scientific reform in Lithuania.

International collaborations of LSD

LSD is affiliated with the European Sociological Association and the International Sociological Association.

LSD Membership

The official website of LSD mentions only individual membership categories.

Lithuanian Sociological Association Publications

Sociology, Thought, and Action

The “Sociology, Thought and Action” Journal first appeared in 1997 and is now published in association with the LSD, Centre for Social Change Studies at Klaipda University, and the Department of Sociology at Vilnius University.

It is an academic publication that focuses on Lithuanian society as it critically examines changes in modern society and culture, the growth of social theory, and the self-perception of transforming sociology.

Philosophy and Sociology Journal

Philosophy and Sociology Journal, published by the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, has released two issues every year since 1990.

Lithuanian Social Development Periodical

Since 2012, the Institute of Sociology of the Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences has published the peer-reviewed journal “Lithuanian Social Development” once a year for the sociological and societal assessment of the social dynamics in Lithuania.

Lithuanian Sociological Association also called Lietuvos sociologų draugijos

LSD Conferences

First National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The theme of the conference: “Achievements and Visions. Twenty years of sociology studies in Lithuania.”
  • Date: November 28, 2009
  • Venue: Vilnius University

Second National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The theme of the conference: “Can Sociology Change Lithuanian Society?”
  • Date: November 26, 2010

Third National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The theme of the conference: “In Search of Breakthrough.”
  • Date: November 25, 2011
  • Venue: Mykolas Romeris University

Fourth National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The theme of the conference: “Lithuania of Inequalities.”
  • Date: November 30, 2012
  • Venue: Lithuanian Centre for Social Research

Fifth National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The theme of the conference: “Sociological Imagination and Its Politics.”
  • Date: October 11-12, 2013
  • Venue: Klaipeda University

Sixth National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The theme of the conference: “Sociological Spaces and Forms of Time.”
  • Date: November 14, 2014
  • Venue: Vilnius University

Seventh National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The theme of the conference: “Risks and Uncertainties in Changing Societies.”
  • Date: November 13, 2015
  • Venue: Kaunas University of Technology

Eighth National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The theme of the conference: “Differences and Connections at the Crossroads of Locality and Globality.”
  • Date: November 18, 2016
  • Venue: Mykolas Romeris University

Ninth National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The theme of the conference: “Equality, Power and Social Justice in Modern Society.”
  • Date: November 17, 2017
  • Venue: Vytautas Magnus University
  • Professor Margaret Abraham of the International Sociological Association spoke at the conference on the function of sociology in contemporary society.
  • Ninth National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

Tenth National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The theme of the conference: “The Authority of Sociological Knowledge: Impact, Value Creation and Questioning.”
  • Date: October 12-13, 2018
  • Venue: Klaipeda University

Eleventh National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The theme of the conference: “Sociology Without Borders: Beyond Humanity.”
  • Date: November 22, 2019
  • Venue: Vilnius University
  • During the meeting, Prof. Michael Burawoy presented a plenary report titled “Challenges and Prospects.”

Twelfth National Annual Conference of Sociological Association of Lithuania

  • The conference theme: “Sociology and the Welfare State in Contemporary Lithuania.”
  • Date: 2020 November 27
  • Venue: Lithuanian Centre for Social Research

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