Valdemaras Klumbys was born in Joniškis on 14th February in 1979. 1998 – 2002 Undergraduate studies at the Faculty of History of Vilnius University, specialization of New History, graduated with B.A. in history.2002 – 2004 Graduate studies at the Faculty of History of Vilnius University, graduated with. M. A. in History. The main period of scientific research covers Lithuanian history of the period of the Soviet occupation (the second half of the 20th century). The utmost attention is paid to Soviet society and culture, Soviet cultural elite, resistance in Soviet Lithuania and samizdat. He is a Researcher of the International Commission for the Evaluation of the Crimes of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania. Since 2007 subject „Lithuanian intelligentsia in Soviet times: between compliance and resistance „is lectured.