Support for Ukraine in the Global South
May 1, 2023 | 12:00PM - 1:30PM
This is an online event taking place via Zoom.
A group of experts discussed how the invasion has been perceived in the global south and what can be done to increase support for Ukraine there.
About the speakers:
Tymofii Brik is serving at Northwestern University as the Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor of International Studies in the Department of Sociology during the Spring 2023 quarter. Brik is rector at the Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) in Ukraine. His research interests focus on religious markets, long-term social mobility and social network analysis. Since 2021, Brik has served as the national coordinator of the European Social Survey (ESS) in Ukraine, an international comparative study conducted in the majority of European countries since 2002. Brik also serves as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the CEDOS think tank, as a member of the advisory board of the Texty.org “Rating Sellers” project, and as a member of the advisory board of Gradus Research.
Sebastian Elischer is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Florida. His work analyzes the interplay between identities and institutions. He is particularly interested in how identities shape and affect democratization and other political dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Maria Repnikova is an Associate Professor in Global Communication at Georgia State University. Dr. Repnikova is an Associate Professor in Global Communication at Georgia State University. This year she is also a non-residential Wilson China Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars. She received her doctorate (DPhil) in Politics at the University of Oxford where she was a Rhodes Scholar.
Olexiy Haran is Professor of Comparative Politics at Kyiv Mohyla Academy; Research Director, Democratic Initiatives Foundation, a leading Ukrainian think tank since 1992. Since fall 2022 Haran was a member of Ukrainian civil society delegation which visited 5 African countries (Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa), Indonesia, Brazil, and Argentina.
Lucan Way (Chair) is a professor of Political Science and the co-director of the Petro Jacyk Program.
Sponsored by the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies and the Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine