DATE: Monday, 28 January, 2019
TIME: 7 pm
VENUE: 79 Holland Park W11 3SW
Admission: £10. You can purchase your ticket here
What is the outlook for Ukraine at the eve of its presidential elections in March 2019? Are reforms running out of steam and is Ukraine witnessing a slow return of old bad ways? Does the case of Kateryna Handzyuk mean Ukraine’s battle with corruption is lost? What are the main achievements and main failures of the last five years? What are key outcomes in the transformation of Ukrainians’ identity?
Talk with Yaroslav Hrytsak, Porfessor at Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv.
The talk will be in Ukrainian and will be moderated by Marina Pesenti, Director of Ukrainian Institute London.
Yaroslav Hrytsak is Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Modern and Contemporary History of Ukraine at the Ukrainian Catholic Universuty, visiting professor of the Central European University and honorary professor at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. He is Editor-in-chief of the annual journal “Modern Ukraine”, member of editorial board of Ab Imperio, Critique, Slavic Review, member of the supervisory board of the Harvard Ukrainian Studies Magazine. Member of the Selection Committee to nominate candidates for the post of Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine. Research interests: history of Eastern Europe 19-20 century intellectual history, the history and theory of nationalism.