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Russia’s War against Ukraine: A Conversation with Serhii Plokhii

A cooperation between the American Academy in Berlin and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

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Together with the American Academy in Berlin, we cordially invite you to the event „Russia’s War Against Ukraine: A Conversation With Serhii Plokhii“ on May 2, 2023.

Serhii Plokhii is Mykhailo S. Hrushevs'kyi Professor of Ukrainian History and Director of the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University. Plokhii is the author of numerous bestsellers such as The Gates of Europe, Chernobyl or The Last Empire and is one of the world's most renowned Ukraine researchers. His new book The Russo-Ukrainian War: The Return of History will be published in mid-May 2023.

Notes: The event will be held in English.

Please note that participation is only possible after prior registration.

The event will be accompanied by multimedia. By registering, the participants agree that the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V. may use the photo and film material created before, during or after the event in online and print format for press and public relations purposes without any time limit.



6 PM | Doors open

6:30 PM | Welcome note

Dr Michael Borchard, Head of Scientific Services / Archive for Christian-Democratic Policy of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

6:40 PM | Key note

Prof Serhii Plokhii, Mykhailo Hrushevs’kyi Professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard University and the director of the university’s Ukrainian Research Institute

7:10 PM | Q&A with Serhii Plokhii

Moderation: Daniel Benjamin, President of the American Academy in Berlin

8 PM | End of event

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