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Ambassador

Created: 2015.01.07 / Updated: 2020.12.08 16:26

Diana Mickevičienė

Ambassador

Date of Birth 1972
Place of Birth Ukmergės raj., Lietuva

Education

1990-1994 BA of Philosophy, Vilnius University
1993-1995 Diploma of International Relations, Vilnius University, Institute of International Relations and Political Sciences
1999-2002 MA of History of Culture, Vilnius University

Professional esperience

Nuo 2020 m. lapkričio 27 d. Ambassador agréé of the Republic of Lithuania in the People‘s Republic of China
2019-2020 Director General of Latin America, Africa, Asia and Pacific Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2014-2018 Deputy Director General of Latin America, Africa, Asia and Pacific Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2011-2014 Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Lithuania in New Delhi, India (September 2012 – April 2013 – Charge d‘Affaires of the Embassy of Lithuania)
2010-2011 Deputy Director of Latin America, Africa, Asia and Pacific Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (January – August 2011 – Acting Director of Latin America, Africa, Asia and Pacific Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
2006-2010 Head, Asia and Pacific Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (restructured and renamed as Latin America, Asia and Pacific Division from 2008)
2004-2006 Counsellor, Asia and Pacific Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2001-2004 Counsellor, Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg
2001 First Secretary, Division of UN and the Council of Europe Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1994-2001 Attache, Third Secretary, Second Secretary, First Secretary, Asia, Africa and Pacific Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1995-2020 Lecturer (Asian History, Indian Culture, Indian History, South Asian history), Vilnius University, Institute of Asian and Transcultural Studies (formerly Oriental Studies Centre)

Miscallaneous

Publications
  • "Indoeuropiečių protėvynės idėjų sklaida", Acta Orientalia Vilnensia 1, 2001, 117-129.
  • "Kasta kaip antropologijos paradigma: Louiso Dumonto vaidmuo", Acta Orientalia Vilnensia 2, 2002, 206-218.
  • "Concept of Purity in the Studies of the Indian Caste system", Acta Orientalia Vilnensia 4, 2004, 239-254.
  • Ritual Dance as a Form of Worship - a Case of Bharata Natyam. Acta Orientalia Vilnensia. 5, 2004, 228-241.
  • “Passage to India: Oscillating between Love and Hate. The Emotional Reception of India as the Subject of Indian Studies”, Acta Orientalia Vilnensia 9(2), 2008
  • “Visos mano Indijos”, Didakta, Vilnius 2011
  • “Antanas Poška and his view of India” (in “India and Lithuania: A Personal Bond”, Embassy of Lithuania in India publication, New Delhi-Vilnius 2017)
Languages English (fluent), Russian (fluent), French (fluent), hindi (beginner), sanskrit (beginner), Spanish (beginner)
Marital status Married, one daughter, one son

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