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Graduate Research Seminar: Contemporary Studies on Ukraine

February 10, 2017 at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location:Alumni Boardroom, Room 617, 6th floor Robertson Hall
Audience:Current Students
Key Contact:Mikhail Zherebtsov
Contact Phone:613-520-2600 x6652

A graduate research seminar,  “Contemporary Studies on Ukraine,” will be hosted as part of the jointly sponsored Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue and Jean Monnet Chair Policy Workshop EU Partnership with Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia: Prospects for Reform with Implementation of the EU Association and Free Trade Agreements. The research seminar will provide a snapshot of current themes and issues related to the area of Ukrainian Studies, which graduate students are attempting to explore at various Canadian universities.

Chair: Mikhail Zherebtsov (Postdoctoral Fellow, Carleton University)

Key speakers and topics:

Section A. Research paper presentations

The EU Foreign and Security Policy Change towards its Eastern Neighbours: The Case of Ukraine.
Tatsiana Shaban (PhD Candidate, University of Victoria)

The Role of EU Leverage in Ukraine Between the Orange Revolution and Euromaidan.
Viktoriya Thompson (PhD Candidate, Carleton University)

Mapping the Borderland of the Knowledge Society: International Portfolios and Global Partnerships of Universities in Transition.
Peter Szyszlo (PhD Candidate, University of Ottawa)

Section B. Research report presentations

The “War Over the Past” Between Ukraine and Russia: The National Myths of Ukrainians and Russians.
Oleg Schindler (MA student, Carleton University)

The Decommunization Law in Ukraine.
Lidiia  Meleshchenko  (MA student, Carleton University)

Correlation Between Kremlin’s Propaganda Messages and Memory Policies in “DNR/LNR” Territories.
Varvara Shmygalova (MA student, Carleton University)

EU-Ukraine Relations.
Vladimir Sukhodolskiy (MA student, Carleton University)

With valuable contribution from leading experts in the field: Professor Joan DeBardeleben (Carleton University), Professor Roman Petrov (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy) and Professor Ivan Katchanovski (University of Ottawa).

The graduate seminar is supported by the Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue (funded by SSHRC) and Jean Monnet Chair in the EU’s Relations with Russia and the Eastern Neighbourhood, which receives funding from the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. Support is also provided by Carleton University.