Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University will host Dr. Taras Kuzio who will give a presentation titled “Western Writing and (Mis)understanding about Putin’s War Against Ukraine: The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly”. This presentation will be based on his recent research and his book “Putin’s War Against Ukraine. Revolution, Nationalism, and Crime” (2017)
Dr. Taras Kuzio currently is a Senior Research Associate at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta and Non-Resident Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. He is an author and editor of sixteen books, including Putin’s War Against Ukraine. Revolution, Nationalism, and Crime (2017), and (with Paul D’Anieri) The Sources of Russia’s Great Power Politics: Ukraine and the Challenge to the European Order (2018). Dr. Kuzio is also guest editor of twelve special issues of academic journals, author of 37 book chapters and 99 scholarly articles on post-communist politics, democratisation, transitions, democratic revolutions, nationalism, and European studies.
Taras Kuzio received a BA in Economics from the University of Sussex, an MA in Area Studies (USSR-Eastern Europe) from the University of London, a PhD in Political Science from the University of Birmingham, England and studied as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Yale University. Dr. Kuzio is also guest editor of twelve special issues of academic journals, author of 37 book chapters and 99 scholarly articles.