Ukraines post-Maidan Transformation: Glass Half-Full or Half-Empty? Talk by Yevhen Hlibovytsky, May 23, 7pm

Glass Half-Full or Half-Empty? 

Talk by Yevhen Hlibovytsky 
DATE: 7pm, 23 May 2016
VENUE: Ukrainian Institute,
79 Holland Park Avenue, London 
W11 3SW

Yevhen Hlibovytsky’s biography:

Yevhen Hlibovytsky is a member of Nestor Group, an interdisciplinary expert group, which looks into long-term development issues for Ukraine. He is also a founder of pro.mova a think tank and a consultancy, which researches how culture impacts institutions in the countries of the former Soviet Union. In his previous career Yevhen Hlibovytsky was a journalist, mostly writing about political issues. In 2002 he became one of the leaders of journalists’ resistance against censorship in Ukraine, a year later he co-authored a concept of Channel 5 TV, which grew to become a voice of the Orange revolution. In 2013 Yevhen Hlibovytsky was one of the founders of hromadske.tv, an important online media during and after 2013/14 Maidan in Ukraine. Yevhen Hlibovytsky serves as a supervisory board member of the newly created Public Service Broadcast in Ukraine, and advises major civil society organizations in Ukraine on strategy and development issues. He also teaches at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and Ukrainian Catholic University. Yevhen Hlibovytsky is a political science graduate of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

The talk will be in English, moderated by Marina Pesenti, Director of the Ukrainian Institute. It will be followed by a Q&A and a wine reception.