A free course on the history of Ukrainian civil society was presented in Kyiv: how to register

A free course on the history of Ukrainian civil society was presented in Kyiv: how to register


In Kyiv, they presented a course on social and political events on the way to the formation of civil society since the beginning of Ukraine’s independence.

The course is free and available online in Ukrainian, you can register for it on the platform “Understood”.

It was created for representatives of the public sector, state and local authorities, educators, active youth and will be useful for everyone who is interested in the history of the development of Ukrainian society.

According to the organizers, the course also includes information about the background and course of the Orange Revolution, the Revolution of Dignity, the formation and development of independent Ukrainian media, the political and public life of the Crimean Tatars in Ukraine, about Russian crimes on the territory of Crimea, the history of Ukrainian civil movements and communities in Eastern Ukraine .

The course is free and available online in Ukrainian

The training consists of 12 visual online lectures. Successful completion of the course leads to a certificate containing 0.2 ECTS credits or six academic hours and counts as self-study.

The training consists of 12 visual online lectures

The authors of the course are intellectuals, human rights defenders, philosophers, scientists, journalists and public activists. Including:

  • editor-in-chief of “Ukrainian Pravda” Sevgil Musaeva;
  • human rights defender Oleksandra Matviychuk;
  • philosopher, publicist Vakhtang Kebuladze;
  • Doctor of Political Sciences Olga Onukh;
  • political scientist Yevhen Hlibovytskyi;
  • Dr. Emily Channel-Justice;
  • sociologist Emma Mateo;
  • scientist, religious scholar, candidate of historical sciences, writer, public figure Ihor Kozlovskyi;
  • human rights defender Alim Aliyev;
  • political analyst Kateryna Zarembo;
  • philosopher and writer Taras Lyuty;
  • journalist Tetyana Teren.

Ukrainian society is stable, resolute, capable of effective resistance to a much larger enemy. We have to study the values ​​that Ukrainians defend in the rear and on the battlefield. Knowing history and the people who create it, understanding the context, overcoming propaganda narratives – now more than ever, it is important for the survival of the nation and the building of an even stronger civil society“, said Viktor Lyakh, president of the Eastern Europe Foundation.

ALL PHOTOS: platform “Understood”

According to the organizers, an English-language version of the course will be released in the near future on the world-famous Coursera educational platform. In this way, the foreign audience will get to know the nature of Ukrainian revolutions, the phenomenon of mass resistance, and the values ​​that motivate Ukrainians to act. Journalist Ilona Dovgan and rector of the Kyiv School of Economics Tymofiy Brik participated in conducting the English-language version of the course.

The course was prepared by the Eastern Europe Foundation in cooperation with the Ukrainian Institute at the expense of the European Union.

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