Since early 2014, several events at Monash University and at other universities with the involvement of Monash staff and visitors to Monash have sought to clarify the situation in Ukraine on the eve of, and after, the fall of the Yanukovych regime.
The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on 18 July focussed unprecedented international attention on Ukraine. Professor Marko Pavlyshyn, director of the Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies, and other Monash academics have responded to multiple media inquiries about the contexts of this disaster.
The links below bring together some of this material.
19 February 2014: Monash European and EU Centre, Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies, Round Table, “What Future for Ukraine?” The roundtable was broadcast on ABC Radio National’s “Big Ideas” program
3 March 2014: ABC Radio National, Late Night Live, “Is Ukraine on the Brink of Disaster?” interview with Anne Applebaum, columnist with the Washington Post, and Marko Pavlyshyn
5 March 2014: Bloomberg TV, Professor Marko Pavlyshyn, interview.
13 March 2014: Australian Institute of International Affairs, Victorian Branch, Seminar by Marko Pavlyshyn and Walter Zaryckyj, Executive Director, Center for US-Ukrainian Relations, “Whither Ukraine? The Next Bosnia? Russian Puppet? Or will Ukraine Embrace the EU?”
14 March 2014: EU Centre at RMIT, Seminar: “Crisis In and About Ukraine,” speaker: Walter Zaryckyj; respondents: Stefan Auer, Jean Monnet Chair in EU Interdisciplinary Studies at La Trobe University and Associate Professor in European Studies at Hong Kong University; Robert Horvath, Australian Research Council Future Fellow at La Trobe University
17 March 2014: CNBC, Marko Pavlyshyn, interview.
7 April 2014: Monash European and EU Centre; the Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies, Monash University and the History Program, Arts Faculty, Monash University, Public Lecture: Norman Davies, “Ukraine: Between the EU and Russia.”
29 April 2014: Bloomberg TV, Marko Pavlyshyn, interview.
19 July 2014, Radio 3AW, Melbourne, Marko Pavlyshyn, interview.
20 July 2014: ABC Radio National Sunday Extra, “Will the MH17 disaster be a game changer in the Ukraine crisis?” Leslie Rowe, Australian Ambassador to the Russian Federation 2002-2005, and Marko Pavlyshyn, interviewed by Damien Carrick
Monash scholars print commentary on MH17: Marko Pavlyshyn, Ben Rich, Ben Wellings
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