Dr. Oksana Huss – Impulse lecture: State of the Present
Dr. Oksana Huss has been working on the topic of social change in Ukraine for 10 years. Her research has been focused on corruption and anti-corruption movements, as well as open government and civic tech among other subjects. Her keynote speech will address the question of Ukrainian resilience in the asymmetric war: Why was Ukraine able to resist Russia’s military forces against all odds? The political scientist will discuss the political and social developments since the so-called Revolution of Dignity in 2013/14 in Ukraine and contextualize them historically and in terms of security policy.
In German language.
Oksana Huss studied political science, public law and ethology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and holds a PhD from the Institute for Development and Peace, University of Duisburg-Essen. She conducts research at Bologna University, Italy and teaches at Kyiv School of Economics and and Kyiv-Mahyla Academy in Ukraine. She is Ukrainian and has lived in Germany for 17 years.