Dr Tatjana Aleknienė is Professor of Ancient History at the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences. She graduated from the Moscow Lomonosov University in 1988 and studied at École Pratique des Hautes Études. She defended her PhD thesis entitled “On the Parts of the Human Soul in Greek Philosophy” in 1997 and taught Ancient Greek as well as courses on Greek Philosophical Ethics, and Byzantine Culture at the University of Vilnius. She was a research fellow and lecturer at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland (in 2002 and 2014-2016), and is also the Chair of the Lithuanian-Swiss project “Exegetical Traditions in Ancient Philosophy, Judaism and Christianity: their Origins and Cultural Context”. Tatjana Aleknienė’s primary research interest is Plato and Plotinus. Her recent publications are the translations with extensive commentaries of Plato’s Philebus (2016) and Gorgias (it will be out in 2018). She is now working on the research and translation of Theaetetus (funded by the Research Council of Lithuania). She is the author of A l’approche du divin. Dialogues de Platon et la tradition platonicienne (Academic Press Fribourg, 2016) and of many scholarly papers on Plato, Plotinus, and Platonism.