LT 

Dr. Karolis Žibas

Research fellow
karolis@ces.lt

Curriculum Vitae (download)

Research interests
- contemporary migration processes;
- social integration of immigrant groups;
- migration and migrant integration policies;
- ethnic structure of society;
- ethnic relations.

Education
17 December 2012 – doctoral degree in social sciences, sociology (S05) (dissertation“Chinese and Turkish immigrants in Lithuania: origins, continuity of immigration and the formation of migration network”) at Vilnius University and the Lithuanian Social Research Center.
2004-2006 – Master in Comparative Politics at Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas)
2000-2004 m. – BA in Political Science at Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas)

Qualification courses
2011 – VII Summer School on International Migration: Challenges and Opportunities for the EU and its Neighbourhood. Creating an Observatory of Migration in East Europe (CARIM EAST). Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence, Italy.
2010 – International Summer School in REMESO – Institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society in Linkoping University. Course: Theories and Politics of International Migration“. Norrkoping, Sweden.
2010 – Vilnius Pedagogical University. Leonardo da Vinci Partnership programme. Project at the City of Wolverhampton College: Development of Social and Youth Workers Cultural Competence, applied Emotional Literacy and Social Inclusion. Wolverhampton College, UK.
2010 – ESS (European Social Survey) seminar: 8th ESS Training Course on Para-data in Social Survey Research. Manheim, Germany.
2009 – International School at Orebro University. Nordic Research Training Course: Media, Migration and Transnational Relations“. Linkoping, Sweden.
2008 – International Summer School: Migration – Challenges and Opportunities for Europe“. Institute of European Studies, Turin, Italy.
2007 – International Summer School at American Institute on Political and Economic System (AIPES). Prague, Check Republic.

Publications

Monograph

Žibas K. 2014. Kinų ir turkų imigrantai Lietuvoje. Monografija. Vilnius: Lietuvos socialinių tyrimų centras/Vaibra. 228 p. ISBN 978-9955-862-43-7

Articles

Žibas, K. 2015. Immigration Policies in Lithuania: Institutional and Legislative Developments, Challenges and Opportunities.// Problemy Polityki Społecznej. Studia i dyskusje.  2015/31 (4), p. 59-79. Polish Academy of Sciences & Institute of Social Policy of University of Warsaw.
ISSN 1640-1808.
Žibas, K;  Petrušauskaitė, V. 2015. Pratarmė. Darbo migrantų gyvenimo ir darbo sąlygų tyrimas Lietuvoje.//Etniškumo studijos 2015/1/ Ethnicity Studies: Darbo migrantai: gyvenimo ir darbo sąlygos Lietuvoje. Vilnius: Lietuvos socialinių tyrimų centras/Vaibra. P. 5-9. ISSN 1822-1041.
Petrušauskaitė,  V.;  Žibas, K. 2015. Darbo migrantai Europoje ir Lietuvoje: gyvenimo ir darbo sąlygų problematika.//Etniškumo studijos 2015/1 Ethnicity Studies: Darbo migrantai: gyvenimo ir darbo sąlygos Lietuvoje. Vilnius: Lietuvos socialinių tyrimų centras/Vaibra. P. 11-27. ISSN 1822-1041.
Petrušauskaitė, V.; Žibas, K, Batuchina, A. 2015. Darbo migrantų Lietuvoje gyvenimo ir darbo sąlygų rodiklių sąvadas.// Etniškumo studijos 2015/1 /Ethnicity Studies: Darbo migrantai: gyvenimo ir darbo sąlygos Lietuvoje. Vilnius: Lietuvos socialinių tyrimų centras/Vaibra. P. 48-78. ISSN 1822-1041.
Žibas K., Platačiūtė V. 2014. Migrantų integracija ir migracijos tinklai Lietuvoje: nuo teorinių veiksnių iki empirinių duomenų. // Oikos: lietuvių migracijos ir diasporos studijos. 2014, Nr. 2 (18), p. 7-21. ISSN 1822-5152.
Žibas  K. 2013. Pratarmė. Prieglobstis Lietuvoje: teisiniai ir sociologiniai aspektai.//Etniškumo studijos 2013/1. Europos Sąjungos prieglobsčio teisyno įgyvendinimas Lietuvoje: teisinis ir sociologinis aspektai. Vilnius: Lietuvos socialinių tyrimų centras/In Flexum, p. 7-18. ISSN 1822-1041.
Žibas K. 2013. Gyvenimo kelio perspektyva migracijos tyrimuose.// OIKOS: Lietuvių  migracijos ir diasporos studijos. 2013/1 (15).  Kaunas: Lietuvių išeivijos institutas. P. 9-24.  ISSN 1822-5152.
Beresnevičiūtė V., Žibas K.  2012. Monitoring systems on integration of ethnic minorities and immigrants in Lithuania.// Measuring and Monitoring Immigrant Integration in Europe. Integration Policies and Monitoring Efforts in 17 European Countries. Bijl R., Verweij A. (eds.). The Netherlands Institute for Social Research/SCP, p. 221–238. ISBN 9789037705690.
Žibas K.  2012.  Baltarusiai, rusai ir ukrainiečiai Lietuvoje: nuo imigrantų iki ateities piliečių.//Etniškumo studijos 2012 / Ethnicity studies 2012/1-2. Vilnius: Lietuvos socialinių tyrimų centras/In Flexum, p. 145-177.  ISSN 1822-1041.
Pilinkaitė Sotirovič V., Žibas K. 2011. Etninės ir socialinės grupės Lietuvoje: visuomenės nuostatos ir jų kaita. Etniškumo studijos 2011/1-2. Lietuvos socialinių tyrimų centras, Vilnius, Eugrimas, p. 136–155 ISSN 1822-1041.
Žibas K.
2011. Migration research in social and economic migration theories: construction of analytical approach. OIKOS: Lithuanian Migration and Diaspora Studies 2011/2. The Lithuanian Emigration Institute. Kaunas, p. 9-22. ISSN 1822-5152.
Vildaitė D., Žibas K. 2010. Overview of Public Opinion Polls Carried out by the Institute for Ethnic Studies (2005–2010) in: Ethnicity Studies 2010/1-2. Lithuanian Social Research Centre, Vilnius: Eugrimas, p. 121–137. ISSN 1822-1041.
Žibas K.
2010. Perceptions of Immigration in Lithuanian Society. OIKOS: Lithuanian Migration and Diaspora Studies, 2010/2. The Lithuanian Emigration Institute. p. 9 – 30 Kaunas. ISSN 1822-5152.
Žibas K.
2009. International Migration in Lithuania: Problems and Definitions in: Ethnicity Studies 2009/2. Migrant Integration: Third Country Nationals in Lithuania. Institute for Social Research, Vilnius: Eugrimas, p. 7-16, ISSN 1822-1041.
Žibas K.
2009. Immigration Trends of Third Country Nationals in Lithuania (2004-2008) in: Ethnicity Studies 2009/2. Migrant Integration: Third Country Nationals in Lithuania. Institute for Social Research, Vilnius: Eugrimas, p. 17-39, ISSN 1822-1041. 
Žibas K.,
Platačiūtė V. 2009. Lithuanian Immigration Policy and Preconditions of Integration of Third Country Nationals in: Ethnicity Studies 2009/2. Migrant Integration: Third Country Nationals in Lithuania. Institute for Social Research, Vilnius: Eugrimas, p. 40-53, ISSN 1822-1041.
Beresnevičiūtė V., Leončikas T., Žibas K. 2009. Migrants’ Life in Lithuania: Public Attitudes and Experiences of Migrants in: Ethnicity Studies 2009/2. Migrant Integration: Third Country Nationals in Lithuania. Institute for Social Research, Vilnius: Eugrimas, p. 77-110, ISSN 1822-1041.
Beresnevičiūtė V., Leončikas T., Žibas K. 2009. Principles and Indicators for Assessment of Migrants’ Integration Policy in Lithuania: Conclusions and Recommendations in: Ethnicity Studies 2009/2. Migrant Integration: Third Country Nationals in Lithuania. Institute for Social Research, Vilnius: Eugrimas, p. 111-127, ISSN 1822-1041.
Žibas K.
2008. The analysis of social resources of foreigners who have been granted the refugee status or temporary protection in: Ethnicity Studies 2008/1-2. Institute for Social Research, Vilnius: Eugrimas, p. 117-145. ISSN 1822-1041.
Žibas K. 2007. Labour immigration in Lithuania: situation analysis. OIKOS: Lithuanian Migration and Diaspora Studies, 2007/4. The Lithuanian Emigration Institute. p. 16-30. Vilnius: Versus Aureus, ISSN 1822-5152.
Žibas K
. 2006. Publications on Ethnic Issues in Lithuania in 2005-2006 in: Ethnicity Studies 2006/1: Ethnic Intolerance. Institute for Social Research, p. 147-174. Vilnius, Eugrimas, ISSN 1822-1041.

Other publications
Beresnevičiūtė V., Žibas K. 2012. Monitoring systems on integration of ethnic minorities and immigrants in Lithuania. In: Measuring and monitoring immigrant integration in Europe. Integration policies and monitoring efforts in 17 European countries. Bijl R., Verweij A. (eds.). The Netherlands Institute for Social Research. The Hague, p. 221-236 ISBN 978 90 377 0569 0.
Leončikas T., Žibas K. 2010. Situation of New Immigrants in Lithuania in: Addressing the problems of ‘new immigrants’ in Estonia and in the Baltic States: http://www.lichr.ee/main/assets/epim-lichr.pdf
Leončikas T., Žibas K. 2009. Migration Trends 2006–2008. Söderköping Process Countries: http://soderkoping.org.ua/files/pages/70/1.pdf

Scholarships
Immigration Processes in Lithuania: Social Developments of Chinese and Turkish Immigrant Groups. ERSTE Foundation Scholarship: Generations in Dialogue / Migration and its effects on demographic and economic development in CEE.