20 Years of Independence: What Next for Independent Ukraine? A talk by Dr. Taras Kuzio

20 Years of Independence: What Next for Independent Ukraine?

A talk by Dr.Taras Kuzio

Wednesday, April 6th 2011 6.45PM

Taras Kuzio is a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University, Washington DC. Taras Kuzio received a BA in Economics from the University of Sussex, an MA in Soviet Studies from the University of London and a PhD in Political Science from the University of Birmingham, England. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Yale University.

He has been a Visiting Professor at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University and Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Birmingham. His previous positions have included a Resident Fellow at the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Toronto, and Adjunct Research Professor, Institute for European and Russian Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa. Taras Kuzio has also served as Head of Mission of the NATO Information and Documentation Centre in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Taras Kuzio is the author and editor of 14 books, including Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives on Nationalism and Ukraine-Crimea-Russia: Triangle of Conflict, and forthcoming next year A Contemporary History of Ukraine. He is the author of 5 think tank monographs and 25 book chapters, the most recent being ‘Ukraine. Muddling Along’ in Sharon L. Wolchik and Jane L. Curry eds., Central and East European Politics: From Communism to Democracy, Second Edition (Banham, MD: Roman and Littlefield, 2011). He has authored over 60 scholarly articles on post-communist and Ukrainian politics, democratic transition and nationalism in Europe and  has guest edited 6 special issues of academic journals, including a recent issue ofEast European Politics and Society on the Viktor Yushchenko presidency. He is the editor of the bi-monthly Ukraine Analyst.

To register for the event please email  ahunder@ukrainianinstitute.org.uk