Ieva Balčiūnė

Dr. Ieva Bačiūnė is a research scholar at Lithuanian Institute of History, and a lecturer at Vilnius University. In 2022 she defended her thesis “Abandonment of Children in Soviet Lithuania: parents, unwanted children, and the state”. Ieva’s field of study is Soviet social history, areas of interest include family planning policies and everyday practices, family ideology and history of childhood.