Conference „Ukraine’s historical and contemporary interlockings: A transnational perspective on transformations“
In the context of the research project “Ukrainians in Poland and Germany – Civic and Political Engagement, Expectations and Courses of Actions” Magdalena Patalong and Richard Steinberg of the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP) together with Andriy Korniychuk of the Institute of Public Affairs, Warsaw, presented a paper on „Ukrainians in Poland and Germany: What Role during Euromaidan and in Ukraine’s ongoing Transformation“. The conference took place at the European University Viadrina on 5./6. November and was organized by the Institute for Transformation Studies (FIT) and the German Association for East European Studies (DGO). In a lively and interdisciplinary debate first preliminary results and observations were discussed. Not only did the discussion focus on the structure of the Ukrainian diaspora in Poland and in Germany but also touched questions of identity building and self-perception. Special attention was paid to the role of the Maidan.
You will find further information about the research project on the project’s website.