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Workshop "National Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis: Image Transformation, Foreign Policy Change, and Consequences for European Foreign Policy“

December 11-12, 2015

Museum of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

 

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

 

 

Thursday 10 December


Arrival of Participants

 

Friday 11 December

 

1:30 pm: Opening Remarks and Organizational Details

 

     André Härtel, Organizer, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA) and Friedrich Schiller University Jena

     Andrij Meleshevych, President, NaUKMA

     Felix Schimansky-Geier, Coordinator, German and European Studies” Program, NaUKMA

 

2 pm: THE EASTERN PANEL

 

     “Between Words and Actions. The Slovak National Perspective on the Ukraine Crisis” Marek Lenč, Matej-Bel University, Banská Bystrica

     “Romania’s Perspective on Ukraine: From Cold Neglect to Neighborhood Engagement” Octavian Milevski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

     “The Perspective of the Republic of Poland on the Ukraine Crisis” Susann Hartleib, National Economic University, Ternopil

     Moderation: Maksym Yakovlyev, NaUKMA


3:30 pm: Coffee Break


4 pm: THE SCANDINAVIAN AND BALTIC PANEL

 

     “Founder, Leader, Partner. The Swedish Perspective on the Ukraine Crisis” Boris Ajeganov, Stockholm University

     “Finland’s Perspective on the Ukraine Conflict” Linda Oehmann, Uppsala University

     "The Foreign Policy of the Baltic States and the Ukraine Crisis: A Case of Europeanization?“ Maili Vilson, University of Tartu

     Moderation: Marek Lenč


App. 6 pm: End of First Day


7 pm: Joint Dinner


Saturday 12 December


9:00 am: KICK-OFF PRESENTATION

 

“Why Do Europeans Differ on Ukraine?” Michal Onderco, Erasmus University, Rotterdam

 

10:00 am: THE “BIG THREE”-PANEL

 

     “French Foreign Policy: One Agenda versus Political Realities” Alexandra Goujon, Dijon University

     “German New Ostpolitik – One or Many? Eastern Policy Visions of German Political Elites” Inna Melnykovska, Free University Berlin/     Harvard University

     “Passing the Buck or Dividing the Work?: The UK’s Approach to the Ukraine Crisis” André Härtel, NaUKMA/ FSU Jena

      Moderation: Michal Onderco

 

12:30 pm: Lunch

 

2 pm: SOUTHERN PERSPECTIVES

 

     “The Russians are Due Here Today: The Greek Perspective on the ‘Ukraine Crisis’” Nadiia Koval, National Institute for Strategic Studies, Kyiv

     “Italy and the Conflict in Ukraine: A Reluctant Approach” Dario D’Urso, Public Consultant, Rome

      Moderation: Volodymyr Dubovyk

 

 

3.30 pm: THE GLOBAL PANEL

 

     “US Foreign Policy and the Ukraine Crisis” Volodymyr Dubovyk, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University

     “Canada’s Involvement in the Ukraine Crisis: Implications for Canadian Foreign Policy and for the Relations with the EU and Russia” Marina Rabinovych, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University

     “Comeback of the Transatlantic Security Community?: Russia’s Annexion of Crimea and the Reaction of the West” Robin Lucke, University of Passau

     Moderation: André Härtel

 

 

 

5:30 pm: Concluding Remarks

 

 

ORGANIZED BY:

 

The joint “German and European Studies” Program
of Friedrich Schiller University Jena and the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla-Academy, and funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

 

 

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