AISTĖ KLIMAŠAUSKAITĖ

Aistė Klimašauskaitė

PhD Student, Tel-Aviv University.

aistek@mail.tau.ac.il 

 

My current research is focused on transboundary water projects and socio-political mechanisms that play a role behind the scenes. In particular, I am interested in the case of the Red Sea-Dead Sea project and its rhetoric of peace and water.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

2017 - present

Tel Aviv University, Department of Public Policy , PhD Student, Israel

2016 - 2017

Ben Gurion University, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research , PhD Candidate

2013 - 2015

Ben Gurion University, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research , M.A. in Environmental Studies, Israel

2007

Lithuanian Sports University, B.A. in Management and Business Administration
Including one semester Erasmus studies at the University of Lisbon, Portugal

1997 - 2001

Janina Miščiukaitė School of Art. A folk instrument kanklės and piano, Lithuania

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

2016

Klimasauskaite, A. The Contextual Shaping of Integrated Coastal Zone Management: Case Studies of Eilat and Aqaba from Comparative Environmental Politics Perspective. Presented at The 12th Annual Graduate Conference in Political Science, International Relations and Public Policy in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin. December 13-16, Jerusalem.

 

PAPERS SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATION

2018

A paper about power theories in the context of environmental politics.

 

 

 

WORK IN PROGRESS

2018

A paper about the lack of ethnographic contribution to academic discussions on coastal zone management.

 

MEDIA PUBLICATIONS IN LITHUANIAN

2018

Klimasauskaite, A. Rimtas perspėjimas Lietuvos gyventojams: jūsų naivumas – labai pavojingas. Published July 4, 2018 by the news portal Delfi , which has the largest readership in Lithuania. The article discusses the role of internet use patterns (filter bubbles, echo chambers)and social psychology in creating animosity towards refugees in Lithuania. Available at: https://www.delfi.lt/pilietis/voxpopuli/rimtas-perspejimas-lietuvos-gyventojams-jusu-naivumas-laba i-pavojingas.d?id=78467529

 

 

RESEARCH RELATED INTERNSHIPS

Sep 2016 -
Jan 2017

EcoPeace Middle East, Amman, Jordan

 

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

2014 - 2015

Co-Founder, interviewer. Student Newsletter, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research

2014 - 2015

Student Council, The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research

2014

General Assistant. The International Conference on Drylands, Deserts, and Desertification, Sde Boker, Israel

2013

Field Work Assistant. Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, England

2013

Information gathering to build international collaboration. Elem Youth in Distress, Israel

2012 - 2013

Research Assistant. Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Life Sciences

2012

National Paralympic Committee Assistant, Team Russia. London Paralympic Games

2012

National Olympic Committee Assistant, Team Azerbaijan. London Olympic Games

 
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