Will Ukraine survive?
Motyl will discuss current situation and the institutional devastation of Ukraine by the Yanukovych regime, examine the Euro Revolution as a response to that devastation and evaluate Ukraine’s post-Yanukovych prospects.
Motyl is a well-known scholar who has written extensively on the former Soviet Union and Ukraine, including several books and many articles. Some of his books include: Communist Legacies and Post-Communist Trajectories: Comparative Perspectives on Ukraine and Russia (forthcoming); Holodomor Reader (2012); Imperial Ends: The Decay, Collapse, and Revival of Empires(2001); Dilemmas of Independence: Ukraine after Totalitarianism (1993); andWill the Non Russians Rebel? State, Ethnicity, and Stability in the USSR (1987).
Motyl is a prominent commentator on contemporary Ukraine and a regular contributor to World Affairs, a core journal on international affairs. In addition, he is well known as the author of an oft-cited blog that is maintained through the World Affairs website.
When: Friday, March 14, 2014, at 6 p.m.
Where: Archives & Special Collections, 330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Fort Garry Campus, University of Manitoba. Free admission. Reception to follow.
Sponsors: The University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections; the Slavic Collection, Elizabeth Dafoe Library, University of Manitoba; and the department of German & Slavic Studies, University of Manitoba.
For further information, please contact the U of M Archives & Special Collections at: 204-474-9986