(PONARS Eurasia and Petrach Program on Ukraine) Western experts and journalists have been widely discussing the current tensions around Ukraine. Yet, Ukrainian voices are often missing from the conversation. This panel gives the floor to Ukrainian scholars who will offer their perspectives on the current crisis. Topics include the drivers of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, possible outcomes, structural reasons behind the tensions, and reactions of Ukrainian society to a potential war.
Volodymyr Dubovyk is Associate Professor of International Relations and Director of the Center for International Studies at Odessa’s Mechnikov National University.
Sergiy Kudelia is Associate Professor of Political Science at Baylor University.
Tetyana Malyarenko is Professor of International Security and Jean Monnet Professor of European Security at the National University Odessa Law Academy and Non-resident Fellow at the Uppsala Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Sweden.
Olexiy Haran is Research Director at the Democratic Initiatives Foundation and Professor of Political Science at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.
Oxana Shevel is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Tufts University.
Friday, February 4, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST