21st Conference of Junior Researchers in Psychology
„A Person of Our Times“ will be held on May 10, 2024

This annual conference is a platform for junior researchers, students of all levels, and junior practitioners to present ongoing research and findings within the community of psychologists. At the same time, it is an excellent opportunity to learn about developments in psychology for all those interested in research and its practical applications.

We invite everyone to share their research, experiences and insights in order to build a deeper understanding of the challenges and successes that people of our times have. Learning from the past, with a sense of responsibility for the future, let us seek answers to the issues of today.

The conference is organised by doctoral psychology students of Vilnius University, Faculty of Philosophy, Institute of Psychology.


The conference will take place at Vilnius University, Faculty of Philosophy. Presenters who will not be able to join live, will be given an opportunity to present remotely.

The call for abstracts is open February 5 – March 4, 2024. Abstracts will be accepted in Lithuanian and English. Reviewed abstracts will be published in the Conference of Junior Researchers in Psychology 2024 abstract booklet.

Who can submit abstracts? The first author must be 1) a student at any level or 2) have completed their last formal studies (bachelor/ master/ doctorate) not more than 5 years ago. Other authors and their seniority are not restricted.

Patron of the conference – Dr. habil. Prof. Danutė Gailienė.

Scientific committee of the conference: Prof. Dr. Roma Jusienė (chair), Prof. Dr. Evaldas Kazlauskas, Prof. Dr. Ilona Laurinaitytė, Dr. Antanas Kairys, Dr. Greta Kaluževičiūtė-Moreton, Dr. Jurgita Lazauskaitė-Zabielskė, Dr. Lauryna Rakickienė, Dr. Paulina Želvienė.

Conference organisational committee: PhD candidates: Rita Jakštienė (chair), Agnietė Kairytė, Dovilė Mikučionytė, Greta Guogaitė, Momina Khalid Butt, Miglė Rudytė, Justė Margevičienė. Students: Dalia Ustinavičiūtė, Gintarė Ušakovaitė, Rugilė Goštautaitė, Rūta Macijauskaitė. LiPSA (Lithuanian psychology students’ association) members: Evelina Laurynaitė and Silvija Žukaitė.

If you have questions, please contact us via jmpk@fsf.vu.lt.

The Conference is sponsored by: publisher kitos knygos, publisher Liūtai ne avys, bookstore Tapati, bakery Vilniaus meduoliai.

Informational sponsor: Lithuanian Psychological Association