The West and the implications of the war

The West and the implications of the war

Monday 26 September 2022
Date: 
Mon, 2022-09-26 13:00 - 14:30
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The West and the global implications of the Russian-Ukrainian war

 

Monday 26 September 2022 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Amphi Erignac, 13 rue de l’Université

Registration is compulsory: register here

 

As Ukraine is now officially candidate to the accession to the European Union and in the context of the ongoing war, Professor Olexiy Haran, a Ukrainian political scientist, will present his analysis of the relation between the EU (or more broadly the West) and Ukraine. Taking into account the profound impact of the war and its global implications, he will recount the evolution of how Ukrainians have seen the relationship with the West since the Euro Maidan revolution in 2014 and until today.

A Professor of Comparative Politics at the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy (UKMA), Olexiy Haran is the author of several books on Ukrainians public opinion and attitude towards Europe and Russia. He is the Founding Director of the UKMA School for Policy Analysis.

Following his lecture, Olexiy Haran will engage in a discussion with the audience.

This lecture is organized with the support of JOINT, a research consortium, part of the ‘Horizon 2020’ European research program.

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Olexiy Haran is Professor of Comparative Politics at the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy (UKMA). In 1991-93, he was Dean and organizer of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the re-born Kyiv Mohyla Academy. Since 2002, he has served as Founding Director of the UKMA School for Policy Analysis, and since 2015 as Research Director at the Democratic Initiatives Foundation, a leading Ukrainian analytical and sociological think tank. 

He is the co-editor of Constructing a Political Nation: Changes in the Attitudes of Ukrainians during the War in the Donbas (2017), Ukraine in Europe: Questions and Answers (2009), Russia and Ukraine: Ten Years of Transformation (Moscow 2003) and several other books. His latest book is From Brezhnev to Zelensky: Dilemmas of Ukrainian Political Scientist (2021). Also, he is a frequent commentator in Ukrainian and international media.

In winter 2013-2014, Prof. Haran was a member of the Council of ‘Maidan’ movement. In 2014-2016 as a political scientist, he spent several weeks at the frontline nearby Mariupol, Luhansk, Avdiivka, and Donetsk airport. For 15 years he was a member of Public Council under Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

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