Public Lecture by Timothy Snyder: "Not Even Past: Ukrainian Histories, Russian Politics, European Futures"

Critical Solutions
July 2014

Ukraine is the European present. We have now reached a point where Ukrainian history and European history are very much the same thing, for good or for evil. The European Union is no longer alone in the world. The European Union can no longer delude itself that it has no enemies.

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Can Memory Save Us From History? Can History Save Us From Memory?

Critical Solutions
July 2014

International conference Ukraine: Thinking Together
Panel Seven: Can memory save us from history? Can history save us from memory? Monday May 19, 2014 (Diplomatic Academy,Kyiv)
Participants: Timothy Snyder, chair, Slavenka Drakulić, Olga Filippova, Frank Foer, Yaroslav Hrytsak, Martin Šimečka, Andrey Kurkov.
Language: English

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When do politicians become pariahs?

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June 2014

Panel Three: When do politicians become pariahs? Friday, May 17, 2014 (Diplomatic Academy, Kyiv)

Participants: Daniel Markovits, chair, Wolf Biermann, Cathrin Kahlweit, Mykhailo Minakov, Jurko Prochasko, Karl Schlögel, Karel Schwarzenberg

Language: English

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Public lecture by Slavenka Drakulić: "Intellectuals as Bad Guys? The Role of Intellectuals in the Balkan Wars"

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June 2014

During the II World war something happened in Yugoslavia that was not mentioned later very much in our schoolbooks. And this was the civil war. There was an antifascist war, there also was a communist revolution with Tito, but there was also the civil was between Serbs and Croats, which had enormous consequences for the war to come in Balkans in former Yugoslavia.

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William Burke-White: On possible scenarios of Ukrainian protests

Critical Solutions
December 2013

Commentary by William Burke-White might seem like a cold shower for many protesters in Ukraine, but they reflect the realities of international politics today, and a generally very difficult position for the major international actors in various regions of the world, and secondary - or even tertiary - character of the Ukrainian events for them.

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