Tetyana Kalytenko Faculty of Humanities, Master Program (1st year), from Kyiv
There is no arguing with the fact that during the struggle for democracy that Ukraine has recently been going through, EuroMaidan has become a unique phenomenon and a sacred place of spiritual rebirth for my nation, where one can experience the Ukrainian culture expressed so vividly in people’s holy love for freedom in spirit, word and deed!
On the one hand, a professional historian finds it more difficult than a political scientist or a sociologist to define what is now happening in Ukraine, since his conceptual apparatus is different from theirs. On the other hand, the current Ukrainian phenomenon, which has aroused alarm and hope throughout the world, cannot be understood without some grasp of history. Read more →