Dr. Viktorija Vaitkevičiūtė-Verbickienė
Phone: (8 5) 239 8586
In 2006, she obtained a doctorate degree in Humanities from Vilnius University.
The scope of her research includes the religious Baroque and Enlightment literature in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania as well as book culture and history in the15th–18th centuries. Currently her major focus is on the circulation and promotion of old books by identifying various marks that have survived in books. This research work is closely related to participating in the aggregation of the international database of the provenance of incunabula Material Evidence in Incunabula (MEI; http://data.cerl.org/mei/_search).
She has published more than 30 research articles in Lithuanian, Polish, English and Russian in journals and popular press of Lithuania, Poland and Russia and has prepared 2 exhibition catalogues and 3 publications dealing with sources and containing translations. Her main books are: the monograph LDK katalikiškas Baroko pamokslas: tarp ars vivendi ir ars moriendi (“The Roman Catholic Baroque Sermon in the Great Duchy of Lithuania: Between ars vivendi and ars moriendi”) (2008) drawing on her dissertation and the catalogue Lietuvos nacionalinės Martyno Mažvydo bibliotekos inkunabulai (“Incunabula at the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania” (2014).