In Ukraine, the revolutionary changes of 1991 started with the promises of institutionalized democracy, pluralist politics, and a free economy, and ended up with...

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Promise (and Threat) of Civil Society in Ukraine and Russia

The panel on civil society and the war included presentations by Sofia Tipaldou on the Russian “nationalist-patriotic” opposition and their influence on Russian foreign policy making, especially during the Russian-Ukrainian conflict in 2014-2015, and by Rosaria Puglisi on the civil society sector as a security actor in post-Maidan Ukraine.
Oleh KotsyubaOctober 24, 2015

The Conflict/War and Social Media: Politics of Information and Communication during Euromaidan and War in Donbas

The third panel of the Danyliw Research Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine opened with Jennifer Carroll’s presentation on visual imagery of the protest movement and its mimicry during the Antimaidan protests and the events in the Crimea and war in Donbas. Joshua Tucker and Megan Metzger presented results from their study on the use of social media in relation to questions of identity as the events...
Oleh KotsyubaOctober 22, 2015

The Maidan Effect: Opening Panel of the 2015 Danyliw Seminar

The Annual Danyliw Research Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine kicked off its 11th conference event with a lively examination of ‘The Maidan Effect’—the character and reach of the Maidan’s lasting effects across Ukrainian society.
Jennifer CarrollOctober 22, 2015