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Conference: United Ukraine? The Euromaidan revolution and the Donbas rebellion in domestic and international perspectives

Date: December 4, 2014, 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm
At: Faculty of Social Sciences building (FSS), room 4006, University of Ottawa

Sponsored by the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs & The Sociology and Anthropology Graduate Students Association, University of Ottawa, Canada

* First panel: Two Ukraines, 14:30 – 16:00
1. Ivan Katchanovski, PhD, School of Political Studies and Communication Department, University of Ottawa:
East or West? Regional Political Divisions in Ukraine since the “Orange Revolution” and the “Euromaidan
2. Olga Ostriichuk, PhD, independent researcher:
L’Ukraine au-dessus de tout: Le rôle de l’extrême-droite dans la reconquêete nationale
3. Halyna Mokrushyna, PhD candidate in Sociology, University of Ottawa:
Mobilization of the immobilizable: Donbas’ response to the Maidan revolution

Followed by Q&A

* Second panel: Geopolitics of the fight for influence in Ukraine, 16:30 – 17:30
1. Paul Robinson, Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa:
Russia’s role in the war in Donbas
2. James Bissett, former Canadian ambassador to Yugoslavia, Albania, and Bulgaria:
US-led NATO powers’ responsibility for the crisis in Ukraine

Followed by Q&A

* Round table: The prospects of reconciliation in Ukraine, 17:30 – 18:30

With the participation of all presenters

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Public is welcome. Pre-registration not required. No attendance fee. Online event notice here.



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