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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

The Centre for European Studies is pleased to host the graduate research seminar “Contemporary Studies on Ukraine” as part of the policy workshop “EU Partnership with Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia: Prospects for Reform with Implementation of the EU Association and Free Trade Agreements” to be held at Carleton University.

The workshop and the graduate seminar are supported by the 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 the Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue (funded by SSHRC) and by Carleton University.

Jean Monnet Chair events are co-funded by a grant from the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

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.

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

Viktoriya Thompson PhD Candidate, Carleton University
The role of EU leverage in Ukraine between the Orange revolution and Euromaidan

Peter Szyszlo (PhD Candidate, University of Ottawa)
Mapping the borderland of the knowledge society: International portfolios and global partnerships of universities in transition

Section B. Research reports presentations.

Oleg Schindler (MA student, Carleton University)
The “war over the past” between Ukraine and Russia: the national myths of Ukrainians and Russians

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

Varvara Shmygalova (MA student, Carleton University)
Correlation between Kremlin’s propaganda messages and memory policies in “DNR/LNR” territories.

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

With valuable contribution from the leading experts in the field including Professors Joan DeBardeleben, Roman Petrov and Ivan Katchanovski.