Since 1989, Poland and Ukraine have developed a constructive political relationship that may stand as one of the most remarkable stories of recent European history.
On 30 June and 1 July 2015 -- in partnership with Cambridge Polish Studies, a new initiative of the Department of Slavonic Studies at Cambridge -- Cambridge Ukrainian Studies will be hosting the conference 'Past as Prelude: Polish-Ukrainian Relations for the Twenty-First Century' in order to explore the ways in which Polish-Ukrainian relations will develop in circumstances of increasing regional instability after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The conference is free and open to the public, but online registration is required:www.PolandUkraineConference.org
Conference speakers include:
Łukasz Adamski (Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue, Warsaw)
Michał Boni (MEP and delegate to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee)
Robert Frost (University of Aberdeen)
Ola Hnatiuk (University of Warsaw)
Yaroslav Hrytsak (Ivan Franko State University, L'viv)
Tadeusz Iwański (Centre for Eastern Studies, Warsaw)
Paweł Kowal (former delegate to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee)
Igor Lyubashenko (New Eastern Europe magazine)
Serhii Plokhii (Harvard University)
Andriy Portnov (Humboldt University)
Yohanan Petrovsky-Stern (Northwestern University)
Mykola Riabchuk (Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Kyiv)
Sławomir Sierakowski (founder and editor-in-chief of Krytyka Politycznamagazine)
Frank Sysyn (University of Alberta)
Evhen Vorobiov (Polish Institute of International Affairs, Warsaw)
Karolina Wigura (co-founder and head of political section of Kultura Liberalnamagazine)
Full details of the schedule will be available soon.
Event Address: William Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College, Sidney St, CB2 3HU Cambridge, United Kingdom