April 19: Roundtable “Ukrainian Students and Faculty on Russia’s War on Ukraine”

When: April 19/Tuesday; 11:00 am – 12:15 pm Eastern Time or 18:00 – 19:15 Kyiv Time

This event is co-sponsored by the Democracy Moves of SNF Agora, a global network of youth activists and scholars focused on promoting democracy, and the Research Hub for Youth Organizing

Anna Osypchuk, Director for Research, School for Policy Analysis; Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.  She was a Fulbright visiting scholar in the Department of Sociology at Rutgers University (2010-2011), a visiting scholar and lecturer at Central and East European Studies at Glasgow University (2014) and in the Department of Sociology at Lund University (2016). Her research focuses on the interplay of agency, cognition, social structures and culture; social and cultural transformations in post-Soviet countries; studies of identities and collective memory, thus spanning sociology, social and political philosophy, anthropology and cultural studies.

Danylo Sudyn
, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Ukrainian Catholic University; a Research Fellow in the Department of Social Anthropology at the Institute of Ethnology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He received his doctorate from Kharkiv V. N. Karazin National University in 2011. His areas of expertise include historical memory, national identity, national myths, international migrations, methodology of sociological research, quantitative methods of data collection and data analysis, sociological theory, history of Ukrainian sociology.

Yaryna Pysko, undergraduate student in political science, Ukrainian Catholic University; junior analyst in public stream at international consulting company Civitta, where during 2021-2022 she participated in the finalization stage of the National Economic Strategy of Ukraine till 2030, conducted research on the state of tourism industry and IT sector in Ukraine. Her recent internship was at Dejure Foundation, where she conducted research on law education and juvenile justice. She is also an active member of the student organization Bratstvo UCU.

Bohdan Zapotichniy, undergraduate student in political science, Ukrainian Catholic University. In 2021-2022, Bohdan conducted in-depth interviews for the project “Faith and Freedom” carried out by Nanovic Institute for European Studies of University of Notre Dame in cooperation with Ukrainian Catholic University. The project explored the role of faith-based actors, especially the Catholic Church, in creating and sustaining economic, political and religious freedoms in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989.

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