The following are the video recordings of the presentations and discussion at the half-day seminar that took place at the University of Ottawa on Dec. 4, 2014 under the theme United Ukraine? The Euromaidan revolution and the Donbas rebellion in domestic and international perspectives. The seminar was hosted by the School of Public and International Affairs, and the Sociology and Anthropology Graduate Students Association, at the University of Ottawa. You can view the full schedule of the seminar here. You can read an article describing the seminar and published on Dec. 18 here.
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* Russia’s role in the war in the Donbas, by Paul Robinson, Professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa, 24 minutes. ‘Our image of the war and of Russia’s role in it is a little too simplistic.’ YouTube link here.
* Mobilization of the immobilizable: Donbas’ response to the Maidan revolution, by Halyna Mokrushyna, PhD candidate in Sociology, University of Ottawa, 22 minutes. YouTube link here.
* East or West? Regional political divisions in Ukraine since the “Orange Revolution” and the “Euromaidan”, by Ivan Katchanovski, PhD, School of Political Studies and Communication Department, University of Ottawa, 15 minutes. YouTube link here.
* US-led NATO powers’ responsibility for the crisis in Ukraine, by James Bissett, former Canadian ambassador to Yugoslavia, Albania, and Bulgaria, 18 minutes. YouTube link here.
* (In French), “L’Ukraine au-dessus de tout”: Le rôle de l’extrême-droite dans la reconquête nationale, by Olga Ostriichuk, PhD, independent researcher, 25 minutes. YouTube link here.
* Roundtable discussion with all presenters, 34 minutes. YouTube link here.
* Part two of roundtable, 20 minutes. YouTube link here.
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