Video-conference Forum about Euromaidan on June 26, 2014


The Contemporary Ukraine Research Forum is pleased to announce an international video-conference featuring numerous research presentations on the Euromaidan from Canadian and Ukrainian scholars. All interested academics and students are welcome and encouraged to attend.

DATE: Thursday, June 26, 2014

TIME: 8:30am-11:00am MST / 5:30pm-8:00pm EEST

Attendees may participate from video-conference facilities at affiliated institutes.

For more information on this event, please see the website.


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


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 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 November  2014 and will feature papers about the Maidan.