[Aaus-list] Conf.: Elections in Ukraine, Kyiv NaUKMA 25.-27.10.2012

Andreas Umland andreumland at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 23 08:32:00 EDT 2012


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National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy" (NaUKMA)

International conference 
"THE ELECTORAL PROCESS: DEMOCRATIC THEORY AND UKRAINIAN REALITY"
Dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the Political Science Department at the NaUKMA

Conference languages: Ukrainian and English (no translation provided)

October 25-27, 2012
NaUKMA, Kyiv, Ukraine

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Official Addresses:
Building No. 1: 2 Skovoroda str.
Building No. 4: 8/5 Voloska str.
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PLENARY SESSION: ELECTIONS DURING POST-SOVIET TRANSFORMATIONS
October 25, 2012 (10:00 – 12:30)
Room 1-301 (2 Skovoroda str.)

Moderator
Prof. Oleksiy Haran, NaUKMA

PRESENTATIONS (up to 30 min)

Prof. Olexander Demyanchuk, NaUKMA
THE PUBLIC CHOICE MODEL AS A SOCIAL FOUNDATION OF THE ELECTORAL PROCESS 

Prof. Valentyn Korolko, NaUKMA
THE PRESS COVERAGE AND PR PECULIARITIES IN ELECTIONS  

Prof. Maria Karmazina, Ivan Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies
THE PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS 2012: PROCESS MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES  

Mr. Yaroslav Pylynskyi, Kennan Institute
UNFREEDOM AS A KEY–FACTOR OF RUSSIAN FOREIGN POLICY

Prof. Vladimir Shilov, Belgorod State University, Russia
THE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ELECTIONS AND POLITICAL STRUGGLE IN UKRAINE AND RUSSIA  

Prof. Olha Babkina, National University Drahomanov
THE UKRAINIAN YOUTH’S DEMOCRATIC CULTURE FORMATION

DISCUSSION 12:30-13:00

LUNCH 13:00-14:00
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PANEL II: ELECTIONS AS SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PROCESSES
October 25, 2012 (14:00 – 17:00)
Room 4-101 (8/5 Voloska str.)

Moderator
Dr. Serhiy Kisselyov, NaUKMA

PRESENTATIONS (up to 15 min.)

Dr. Yulian Braychevsky, National Shevchenko University
THE REGIONAL FACTOR IN VOTER PREFERENCES IN UKRAINE  

Dr. Marharyta Chabanna, NaUKMA
POLITICAL OPPORTUNISM AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE IN PARTIES’ ACTIVITIES 

Mr. Serhiy Belashko, National Institute for Strategic Studies 
POLITICAL PARTIES AS THE ENGINE OF POST-SOVIET POLITICAL TRANSFORMATIONS  

Ms. Yulia Nechyporenko, National Drahomanov University
EFFICIENCY PROBLEMS OF POLITICAL PARTIES IN POST-SOVIET SOCIETIES  

DISCUSSION 15:00-15:30

COFFEE-BREAK 15:30-16:00

Prof. Serhiy Rymarenko, Ivan Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies
ELECTORAL BEHAVIOR: CUI PRODEST?

Ms. Svitlana Hushchyna, NaUKMA
SOME PECULIARITIES OF PARTIES’ FUNCTIONING IN CONTEMPORARY UKRAINE  

Dr. Andreas Umland, DAAD / NaUKMA
THE PROBLEM OF MANDATE SWITCHING AND THE UKRAINIAN "TUSHKIS" IN POST-ELECTORAL POLITICS 

Dr. Andre Haertel, Council of Europe
INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS – EFFECTIVE SUPPORTERS OF DEMOCRATIC ELECTIONS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD AREA? 

DISCUSSION 17:00-18:00
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PANEL III: ELECTORAL SYSTEMS AND ELECTORAL TECHNOLOGIES

October 26, 2012 (9:00 – 12:15)
Room 1-301 (2 Skovoroda str.)

Moderator
Prof. Valentyn Korolko, NaUKMA

PRESENTATIONS (up to 15 min.)

Dr. Natalia Amelchenko, NaUKMA
ELECTIONS BETWEEN ABSENTEEISM AND POLITICAL ALIENATION  

Dr. Myhaylo Zhuk, Sumy University   
POST-SOVIET ELECTIONS: OPPORTUNITY WINDOWS, TRANSIT POTENTIALITY, POLITICAL CULTURE, AND POLITICAL MYTHOLOGY 

Dr. Yuriy Matsiyevsky, National University of Ostrog Academy
INTERNATIONAL ISOLATION OF HYBRID REGIMES: THE CASE OF UKRAINE  

DISCUSSION 10:00-10:30

Dr. Serhiy Kisselyov, NaUKMA
CIVIL SOCIETY IN UKRAINE ON THE EVE OF PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS 

Mr. Nazar Boyko, Monitoring and Analytic Foundation "Tsyfra" 
DEMOCRACY "IN BULK" AND "PORTIONALLY": SOME PECULIARITIES OF ELECTIONS’ ADMINISTRATION 

Mr. Myhaylo Smutok, NaUKMA
MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES DURING THE 2012 ELECTIONS

DISCUSSION 11:15 - 11:45

COFFEE-BREAK 11:45-12:15

PANEL IV: THE DYNAMICS OF THE ELECTORAL PROCESS IN UKRAINE

October 26, 2012 (12:15 – 14:00)
Room 1-301 (2 Skovoroda str.)

Moderator
Dr. Natalia Amelchenko, NaUKMA

PRESENTATIONS (up to 15 min.)

Dr. Ivan Katchanovski, University of Ottawa
VOTING BEHAVIOR, FOREIGN ORIENTATION, AND REGIONALISM IN UKRAINE AFTER THE "ORANGE REVOLUTION"

Prof. Tetiana Bevz, Ivan Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies
UNIFIED OPPOSITION’S ELECTORAL FIELD CONSTRUCTION

Prof. Halyna Zelenko, Ivan Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies
ELECTORAL SYSTEM AND PARTY EFFICIENCY: WHY DO THEY RUN APART?

Mr. Oleh Bardyak, NaUKMA
SELF-ORGANIZED COMMUNITIES AS AN ELECTORAL ACTOR

Mr. Olexiy Sydorchuk, NaUKMA
ELECTIONS IN SEMI-PRESIDENTIAL SYSTEMS : A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF POLAND AND UKRAINE

Mr. Dmytro Potekhin, Independent Observer
WHAT NEXT? STRATEGIES OF POST-ELECTORAL LEGITIMACY

DISCUSSION 13:30-14:00

LUNCH 14:00 – 15:00
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ROUND-TABLE 1: RADICAL NATIONALISM AND ELECTORAL POLITICS IN TODAY UKRAINE

October 26, 2012 (15:00 – 18:00)
Room 1-301 (2 Skovoroda str.)

Moderator
Dr. Ivan Gomza, NaUKMA

DISCUSSANTS

Dr. Andreas Umland, DAAD / NaUKMA

Mr. Volodymyr Oliinyk, Friedrich Naumann Foundation Kyiv Office

Mr. Maksym Butkevych, Social Action Centre of the "No Borders" Project

Mr. Viacheslav Likhachev, Congress of National Communities of Ukraine

Mr. Roman Kostenko, Alumnus, NaUKMA,

ACCESS IS FREE FOR EVERYONE
YOU ARE WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE
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ROUND-TABLE 2: PROSPECTS OF THE SOCIAL AND POLITICAL TRANSFORMATION OF UKRAINE

October 27, 2012 (10:00 – 13:00)
Room 1-301 (2 Skovoroda str.)

Moderator:
Prof. Olexander Demyanchuk, NaUKMA

DISCUSSANTS

Serhii Kysselov, National Institute for Strategic Studies 

Dr. Andre Haertel, Council of Europe

Dmytro Potekhin, Independent Observer

Anka Feldhusen, German Embassy at Kyiv

Prof. Halyna Zelenko, Ivan Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies 

Important remark: AS SATURDAY OCTOBER 27 IS THE DAY BEFORE THE ELECTIONS AND HAS TO BE FREE OF ANY ELECTION-RELATED POLITICAL DECLARATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS WE WOULD KINDLY ASK THE PARTICIPANTS AND JOURNALISTS NOT TO VIOLATE THIS REQUIREMENT! CHATHAM HOUSE RULES APPLY TOO.

ACCESS IS FREE FOR EVERYONE
YOU ARE WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE
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Please, also note 
that we were unable to secure funding for the conference. We are thus 
not able to fund services that you may be used to, or expect to be 
provided with, from attending other conferences. We would kindly ask participants to cover their travel and accommodation expenses themselves through their universities and other organizations.

If you would like to attend the conference as either a paper giver or listener, please, sign up, if possible, at this Facebook event site:

https://www.facebook.com/events/425441767499211/ 

Sincerely,
Organizing Committee
political.conference at ukma.kiev.ua
Department of Political Science
http://www.ukma.edu.ua/index.php/fakultet-sotsialnikh-nauk-i-sotsialnikh-tekhnologi/kafedra-politologiji




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