Panel Discussion on the Recent Events in Ukraine

Date and time: Tuesday, 25 February, 6:00PM
Venue: St. Antony's College, Pavilion Room
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This event was free and open to all. The OUUS hosted a panel discussion on the recent events in Ukraine on Tuesday 25 February, with contributions from prominent scholars of modern Eastern European affairs.

Panel speakers:

 

Dr Andrew Wilson - Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Previously he was a Reader in Ukrainian Studies at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. He has published widely on the politics and culture of the European neighbourhood, particularly on Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, and on the comparative politics of democratisation in the post-Soviet states.

Anton Shekhovtsov - Anton is a PhD student at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies and European Fellow of the Radicalism and New Media Research Group. He is also the editor of the "Explorations of the Far Right" book series at ibidem-Verlag.

Dr Olena Nizalova – Research Fellow in Health Economics at the University of Kent, and Associate Professor of Economics at the Kyiv School of Economics.

Andy Hunder – Director of the Ukrainian Institute, London, and an expert in Public Affairs, Communications and Government Relations in Ukraine. Andy has been a key figure in organising the protests in London in support of the Maidan protesters.

Mr Andrii Kuzmenko − Minister-Counsellor, Deputy Head of Mission of Ukraine in the UK.

The panel discussion was chaired by Dr Uilleam Blacker, St Antony's College.

The event was attended by over 70 persons. Key points were live-tweeted on the OUUS Twitter account: @UkrainianOxford.


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