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Ukraine: Lessons of the Past, and Outlook to the Future

Ukraine: Lessons of the Past, and Outlook to the Future
1 Devonshire Place, room 108N; keynote in the Campbell Conference Facility
Time: Mar 14th, 9:00 am End: Mar 15th, 5:00 pm
Interest Categories: South Asian, Slavic Studies (FAS), Political Science, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), East Asian Studies (FAS), 2000-
Graduate Symposium at the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

The Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES) is pleased to present its sixth bi-annual graduate student symposium:

Ukraine: Lessons of the Past and Outlook to the Future

Featuring keynote address by Andrew Wilson, University College London

This interdisciplinary Symposium brings together aspiring young scholars for two days of presentations and intensive discussions on the study of contemporary Ukraine. The Symposium brings together aspiring young scholars for two days of presentations and intensive discussions on the study of contemporary Ukraine. The goal of the Symposium is to present new research and innovative thinking that explores the political, socioeconomic, and cultural dynamics in Ukrainian society. Leading specialists in the fields of Ukrainian studies, Soviet history, the History of the Holocaust, and politics at UofT will discuss student papers and moderate discussions.
 
The Symposium will feature a public keynote talk by Andrew Wilson.  Dr. Wilson is a historian and political scientist specializing in Eastern Europe, particularly Ukraine. He is a Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, and Reader in Ukrainian studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London. He wrote The Ukrainians and Virtual Politics: Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World (2005), Ukraine's Orange Revolution (2005), and Belarus: the Last European Dictatorship (2011). In his keynote address, Andrew Wilson will discuss the current crisis in Ukraine.
 
This event is open to the public, but registration is required due to limited seating. Please email Sveta Frunchak by 10 March to attend.  For further information, please contact CERES at (416) 946-8945.

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