Monday, 23 May 2016, 19:00
79 Holland Park Avenue, London W11 3SW
Free. No registration is required.
The talk will be in English, moderated by Marina Pesenti, Director of the Ukrainian Institute. It will be followed by a Q&A and a wine reception.
Yevhen Hlibovytsky’s biography:
Yevhen Hlibovytsky is a member of Nestor Group, an interdisciplinary expert group, which looks into long-term development issues for Ukraine. He is also a founder of pro.mova a think tank and a consultancy, which researches how culture impacts institutions in the countries of the former Soviet Union. In his previous career Yevhen Hlibovytsky was a journalist, mostly writing about political issues. In 2002 he became one of the leaders of journalists’ resistance against censorship in Ukraine, a year later he co-authored a concept of Channel 5 TV, which grew to become a voice of the Orange revolution. In 2013 Yevhen Hlibovytsky was one of the founders of hromadske.tv, an important online media during and after 2013/14 Maidan in Ukraine. Yevhen Hlibovytsky serves as a supervisory board member of the newly created Public Service Broadcast in Ukraine, and advises major civil society organizations in Ukraine on strategy and development issues. He also teaches at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and Ukrainian Catholic University. Yevhen Hlibovytsky is a political science graduate of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.