Irena Veisaitė (M.Kundroto nuotr.)Irena Veisaitė (M.Kundroto nuotr.)

In October, 2016 the Lithuanian Embassy in France hosted presentation of the book by Yves Plasseraud „Irena Veisaite: Tolerance and Involvement“.

The book is about the life of Irena Veisaite, a Lithuanian theatre scholar, human rights activist, and Holocaust survivor in Lithuania. Veisaite‘s life can be viewed as a resumé of the XXth century East-European history. The presentation of the book and discussion was moderated by prof. Sarunas Liekis, director of the Vilnius Yiddish Institute.

You may read more about Irena Veisaite http://www.baltictimes.com/a_baltic_woman_ahead_of_her_time/