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Announcing the International Video Conference 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.

Twitter: @EuromaidanForum

Facebook: Contemporary Ukraine Research Forum: The Case of Euro-Maidan

International Video Conference: Presenter Gallery

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

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.

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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.

Presentation Schedule

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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Call for Papers: International Video Conference about Euromaidan

International video conference forum about Euromaidan on June 26, 2014

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Call for papers – Deadline May 9, 2014 

WHEN: June 26, 2014

WHERE:  Video-conference centres in Edmonton (Canada), Kyiv (Ukraine) and Lviv (Ukraine)

Themes

We are seeking paper presentations related to Euromaidan about the following themes.  Presentations should contain at least 50% new material.

  1. Linguistics and literacy 
  2. Social and political sciences
  3. Media and communication 
  4. Folklore and culture
  5. Maidan and religion

For more information see key issues

Presentations

Individual and panel presentations will be accepted.  Presenters will have approximately 15 minutes to present. Discussion will take place at the end of presentations from each research theme.

Proposal submissions should include:

  •  Name and institution of presenter(s)
  •  250-word  abstract
  • Description of how the speaker will engage the audience (e.g. paper will not be read; power-point will be used)
  • Theme to which the presentation is related
  •  City/centre from which the presentation will be delivered

Please send to Prof. Olenka Bilash at obilash@ualberta.ca no later than May 9, 2014.

Presenters are invited to submit their papers to the first issue of the NaUKMA / MacEwan online journal Social, Health and Communication Studies which will appear in November2014 and will feature papers about the Maidan.