Public Discussion

Join us at PEN Ukraine in Kyiv on February 14, at 16:00, for an enlightening discussion on the origins of Ukrainian activism, the success and challenges of Ukrainian civil society, and the core values that inspire Ukrainians to take action. This discussion is a key feature of the unveiling of our online course “History of Ukrainian Civil Society”, available on the Zrozumilo! platform, created in partnership between East Europe Foundation and Ukrainian Institute supported by European Union.

Tetyana Teren, Executive Director of PEN Ukraine, journalist, and Taras Lyuty, a Doctor of Philosophy, Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies Professor at Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Philosopher, Writer, will speak on:

  • the generational dynamics of activism, Generations that have been shaped by revolutions and protests and continue to fight today;
  • the unifying power of mass movements and the affirmation of Ukrainian values in the face of protests and external threats;
  • the importance of justice and historical memory, especially through the narratives of intellectuals, artists, and activists;
  • the thing that helps Ukrainians, despite centuries of repression, persistently rise to defend their independence.

To join the event, please, register here:

Confirmation of your participation and further details about the event will be sent to the provided email addresses.

This event is part of the online course “History of Ukrainian Civil Society”, available on the Zrozumilo! platform, created in collaboration with East Europe Foundation and Ukrainian Institute.

This event is organized within the framework of Phoenix Project, implemented by East Europe Foundation with financial support from the European Union. PEN Ukraine and Ukrainian Institute are partners of this event.

Media accreditation: Olha Milianovych, or at +380967147481.

Reference information: the event takes place within the framework of the Phoenix Project implemented by East Europe Fund funded by the European Union. The event partners are PEN Ukraine and the Ukrainian Institute.