Post-EuroMaidan Ukraine: Political Developments After the Revolutionary Attempt
2019-05-16 at 11:00
End time: 2019-05-16 at 12:30
Location: Stockholm School of Economics, Lecture room: Torsten, 3rd fl. Entrance from Bertil Ohlins Gata 5.
Dr. Minakov is Kennan Institute’s Principal Investigator on Ukraine the and editor-in-chief of Focus Ukraine, Kennan Institute’s Ukraine-focused blog. He is also editor-in-chief of the Ideology and Politics Journal. He will speak about the political developments in Ukraine after the Euro-Maidan in 2014, which is of particular interest today with a newly elected president in Ukraine.
His main interest is dedicated to political modernization in Eastern Europe, theories and practices of revolutions, political imagination and ideologies. He has published several articles and books, including Development and Dystopia. Studies in Post-Soviet Ukraine and Eastern Europe.
He earned his Master of Arts degree in Philosophy from the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and defended his Doctoral Dissertation at the Kyiv Institute of Philosophy in 2007. For 18 years he taught at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Ukraine). He was also teaching at Harvard University (USA, 2010, 2012, 2013), Greifswald University (Germany, 2011, 2014, 2016) and European University Viadrina (2017-19).
The presentation will be chaired by Torbjörn Becker, Director of SITE. Time will be available for questions and answers after the presentation.
The number of seats is very limited, therefore we invite you to RSVP until Tuesday May 7 using the Eventbrite registration platform.