Social, Health, and Communication Studies (SHCS) Journal is an international peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum where academics communicate a diversity of ideas and information on issues concerning social, health, and communication studies. SHCS Journal is published by the Bachelor of Communication Studies program and the Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre, both of MacEwan University in Canada, and Ternopil State Medical University and the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine. It is published annually in November, with its inaugural issue being released in 2014. SHCS Journal accepts articles from faculty members and PhD students, and includes research projects that are empirical, qualitative, and interdisciplinary in content and approach. All articles are accepted in English, only. Read more
Social, Health, and Communication Studies (SHCS) Journal:
Contemporary Ukraine Forum: A Case of EuroMaidan – Volume 1(1): 2014
Call for Cover Design Submissions
September 1, 2014
Social, Health, and Communication Studies (SHCS) Journal is seeking Cover Design submissions for its inaugural issue that will be published in November 2014: Contemporary Ukraine Forum: A Case of EuroMaidan.
The deadline for Cover Design submissions is September 1, 2014.
The cover design must include the following:
• Submissions must be in full colour
• Submissions must include two versions: 1) for online, and 2) for print publication
• Submissions must reflect the theme for Volume 1, Issue 1: Contemporary Ukraine Forum: A Case of EuroMaidan
• Submissions must include a logo for the journal
All cover design submissions must be submitted by an academic and/or a student. Read more
Social, Health, and Communication Studies Journal: Contemporary Ukraine Forum: A Case of EuroMaidan – Volume 1 (1): 2014
Social, Health, and Communication Studies (SHCS) Journal Articles Section includes submissions that vary in their depth of content and in their word length (1250-3000 words). Submissions to this section will focus on a diversity of topics that bring awareness to, that examine circumstances within, and that offer insights to issues concerning social, health, and communication. The articles will be researched and will derive from either quantitative or qualitative methods, use primary and/or secondary sources, and provide clarity to a topic that addresses the issue’s theme. Read more
International Video Conference Today via Livestream
The Contemporary Ukraine Research Forum is proud to present the International Video Conference today at 08:00 (Edmonton, Canada) / 17:00 (Kyiv, Ukraine).
Please join us! Click here to view the Livestream. (Updated July 31, 2014 to link to the archived Livestream.)
For the schedule of presentations, click here.
For more information on each presentation, including abstracts, click here.
We will be monitoring Twitter, Facebook and the comments on this site for your questions and feedback.
Presenter Gallery for the June 26, 2014 International Video Conference
Please click on a presenter’s portrait for more information about their presentation.
Conference Itinerary for the Contemporary Ukraine Research Forum’s June 26, 2014 International Video Conference Now Available
We are pleased to announce the itinerary for the upcoming International Video Conference on Thursday, June 26, 2014.
The conference will commence at 08:00 (Edmonton, Canada) / 17:00 (Kyiv, Ukraine).
All interested scholars, students and members of the public are welcome to attend at a participating institute’s video conference room, or to watch via livestream.
We will have a livestream available on the conference page. The page will be updated with further information as it becomes available.
The conference will open at 08:00 (Edmonton) / 17:00 (Kyiv) with opening comments from Olenka Bilash (Moderator and Co-Director) and Roman Petryshyn (Co-Director).
The day’s presentations are arranged according to research clusters:
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University of Alberta launches a special course on the Euromaidan
In the Fall of 2014, the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies of the University of Alberta will be launching a special course, devoted to recent events in Ukraine.
Titled “SLAV 299 A2 – Europe and the Ukrainian (Euromaidan) Revolution,” this course can be found on BearTracks under Fall semester listings.
It will be taught on T & Th 2:00 – 3:20 pm by Professors
Oleh Ilnytzkyj and Natalia Pylypiuk, with guest speakers.