The analysis of the public perception of the reform of education in Chernivtsi region has been prepared based on the conducted semi-structured in-depth interviews and is a part of the project ‘Support for regional dialogue on the reform of education in Odesa, Chernivtsi and Transcarpathian regions’
The present paper inquires how Ukraine’s image of “in-between-ness” has been transposed and evolved into a stereotyped image and whether this image is based upon valid explanations.
Oleksii Poltarakov: The paper argues the hierarchy of values from the perspective of civilization and\or geocultural approaches. From the point of view of geocultural studies, Ukraine is a part of so-called ‘Macro-Christian World’. This type of civilization is characterized by the following features
Adam Reichardt: The concept of “European values” is a difficult idea to concretely formulate. The idea of values in and of itself is often challenging to clearly comprehend and the universalism of values is a narrative that is often pushed by politicians and the elites without truly explaining what this…
Nadia Bureiko: What immigration policy can be expected from the newly elected president of the United States of America, what will be the key principles of the immigration reform and who will build the wall?
Nadia Bureiko: During the annual EU-Ukraine summit visa-free regime and success/failure of the implementation of the Association Agreement are among the top news again.
Nadiia Bureiko: The Neighbourhood Europeanisation is argued to be instrumental for the diffusion of the European values in Ukraine and increased attachment of the Ukrainian population towards Europe. The paper inquires how the idea of Europe has evolved and has been perceived in Ukraine since the country’s independence.
Maria Protsyuk: The article analyzes the Polish experience of using the potential of “soft power” and its instruments in the context of post-socialist transformation of society. The author stresses on the changes of the foreign policy preferences since…
Nadiia Bureiko: BOOK REVIEW. Tina Freyburg, Sandra Lavenex, Frank Schimmelfennig, Tatiana Skripka and Anne Wetzel. 2015. Democracy Promotion by Functional Cooperation. The European Union and its Neighbourhood. Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century. Palgrave Macmillan, UK, 291 pages, ISBN: 978-1-137-48934-0