11 episodes

#GlobalMinds4Ukraine is a series of lectures with world intellectuals to demonstrate solidarity with Ukraine. This project helps to tell the truth about the situation in Ukraine, to resist Russian propaganda, to conduct true narratives, to create ways to rebuild the country, to strengthen connections and the image of Ukraine in the academic environment.

Among the speakers who agreed to hold open lectures for KSE: Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Michael A. McFaul, David Howell Petraeus, Nicholas A. Christakis, Susan Stokes, Mark Esposito, Sander van der Linden and others.

Global Minds For Ukraine #GlobalMinds4Ukraine

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#GlobalMinds4Ukraine is a series of lectures with world intellectuals to demonstrate solidarity with Ukraine. This project helps to tell the truth about the situation in Ukraine, to resist Russian propaganda, to conduct true narratives, to create ways to rebuild the country, to strengthen connections and the image of Ukraine in the academic environment.

Among the speakers who agreed to hold open lectures for KSE: Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Michael A. McFaul, David Howell Petraeus, Nicholas A. Christakis, Susan Stokes, Mark Esposito, Sander van der Linden and others.

    What is freedom today? | Slavoj Žižek

    What is freedom today? | Slavoj Žižek

    Isn't Ukraine too much hurt because of its desire for freedom? We will be able to discuss this live with a lecturer who is in the TOP-25 of the world's best intellectuals according to Prospect Magazine (UK) and Foreign Policy (USA). He was nicknamed "Elvis of Theory of Culture" and "the most dangerous philosopher in the world."

    Slavoj has two degrees of Doctor of Philosophy - in psychoanalysis and humanities, is a co-founder of the Ljubljana School of Psychoanalysis, author of more than 60 books translated into various languages. He is a person who has combined research interests in such topics as classical German philosophy, pop culture, neo-imperialism, fundamentalism, capitalism, tolerance, political correctness, globalization, subjectivity, human rights, Lenin, myth, cyberspace, postmodernism, postmodernism and even David Lynch and Alfred Hitchcock.

    Moderator: Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili, Founding Director, Center for Governance and Markets, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Genocide and the War in Ukraine | Norman M. Naimark

    Genocide and the War in Ukraine | Norman M. Naimark

    American historian Norman M. Naimark is the Robert and Florence McDonnell Professor of Eastern European Studies at Stanford University and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. Norman writes on modern Eastern European history, genocide, and ethnic cleansing in the region. He is one of our most respected experts on the Soviet era.  

    He is a member of the editorial boards of a number of professional journals, including The American Historical Review and The Journal of Contemporary History. One of Norman's most famous studies is “The Russians In Germany”. He wrote in a 2017 essay that genocide is often tied to war, dehumanization, and/or economic resentment.  

    KSE Public lectures with top world intellectuals serve to demonstrate solidarity with Ukraine and enhance Ukrainian intellectual sovereignty. More information about project: https://kse.ua/lektsi-na-pidtrimku-ukrayini/ 

    The KSE launched a humanitarian aid campaign for Ukraine. The campaign's objective is to purchase necessary supplies, first aid, and protective kits for the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Paramedic Association, and the Ukrainian Territorial Defense Forces. No matter how small, every donation can help deliver essential aid and supplies.  

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine | Timothy Snyder

    Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine | Timothy Snyder

    Timothy David Snyder is an American author and historian specializing in the history of Central and Eastern Europe and the Holocaust. He is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. He has written several books, including the best-sellers “Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin” and “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century”.  

    He is also the author of “The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569-1999” and “Sketches from a Secret War: A Polish Artist's Mission to Liberate Soviet Ukraine”.  

    KSE Public lectures with top world intellectuals serve to demonstrate solidarity with Ukraine and enhance Ukrainian intellectual sovereignty. More information about project: https://kse.ua/lectures-marathon-in-support-of-ukraine/  

    The KSE launched a humanitarian aid campaign for Ukraine. The campaign's objective is to purchase necessary supplies, first aid, and protective kits for the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Paramedic Association, and the Ukrainian Territorial Defense Forces. No matter how small, every donation can help deliver essential aid and supplies.  

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Public lecture of Philip George Zimbardo

    Public lecture of Philip George Zimbardo

    Join the public lecture of American psychologist and a professor emeritus at Stanford University Philip George Zimbardo.

    His world-famous Stanford prison experiment in 1971 was exploring how the social role imposed on a person affects his behavior.

    Zimbardo has authored various introductory psychology textbooks for college students, and other notable works, including The Lucifer Effect, The Time Paradox, and The Time Cure. He is also the founder and president of the Heroic Imagination Project, an organization aimed at increasing heroic behavior among everyday people.

    KSE Public lectures with top world intellectuals serve to demonstrate solidarity with Ukraine and enhance Ukrainian intellectual sovereignty. More information about project: https://kse.ua/lektsi-na-pidtrimku-ukrayini/

    The KSE launched a humanitarian aid campaign for Ukraine. The campaign's objective is to purchase necessary supplies, first aid, and protective kits for the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Paramedic Association, and the Ukrainian Territorial Defense Forces. No matter how small, every donation can help deliver essential aid and supplies.

    DONATE: https://kse.ua/support/donation

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    New nuclear security | Kate Brown & Olha Martynyuk

    New nuclear security | Kate Brown & Olha Martynyuk

    «New nuclear security» of Thomas M. Siebel Distinguished Professor in the History of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Kate Brown and Professor at the NTU «Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute» Olha Martynyuk. Kate and Olha will discuss nuclear security issues as they have unfolded in Ukraine in the last four weeks.  

    Kate Brown is the author of several prize-winning histories, including «Plutopia: Nuclear Families», «Atomic Cities and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters» (Oxford 2013). Her latest book, «Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future» (Norton 2019), translated into nine languages, won the silver medal for the Laura Shannon Prize, and the Reginald Zelnik and Marshall D. Shulman Prize from the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies.   

    Olha Martynyuk is also a scholar-at-risk fellow at the University of Basel, Switzerland. She defended her dissertation on the history of Russian Nationalism in early XX century Ukraine. She assisted Professor Kate Brown on her project «Manual for Survival: Chornobyl's Guide to the Future» and translated the book into Ukrainian.

    KSE Public lectures with top world intellectuals serve to demonstrate solidarity with Ukraine and enhance Ukrainian intellectual sovereignty. More information about project: https://kse.ua/lektsi-na-pidtrimku-ukrayini/

    The KSE launched a humanitarian aid campaign for Ukraine. The campaign's objective is to purchase necessary supplies, first aid, and protective kits for the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Paramedic Association, and the Ukrainian Territorial Defense Forces. No matter how small, every donation can help deliver essential aid and supplies.

    DONATE: https://kse.ua/support/donation

    Follow us on Twitter:

    https://twitter.com/KyivSchool

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    • 49 min
    Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine | Fiona Hill

    Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine | Fiona Hill

    Fiona Hill is an British-American political scientist, former deputy assistant to the president and senior director for European and Russian affairs on the US National Security Council. The lecturer has a reputation as one of the world's best political scientists — specialists in Russia’s questions.  

    According to Gill, pre-revolutionary Russia is the birthplace of the ideology of terrorism. Her and Clifford Gaddy's book The Siberian Curse (2003) is considered as one of the most cited works among books and articles on Russia's development prospects published since the beginning of the century, as well as an economic analysis of modern Russia Energy.  

    Hill also testified publicly in Congress in the case of the impeachment of President Donald Trump, where she refuted the accusation of alleged Ukrainian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. After Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Hill said she believed World War III had begun.

    KSE Public lectures with top world intellectuals serve to demonstrate solidarity with Ukraine and enhance Ukrainian intellectual sovereignty. More information about project: https://kse.ua/lektsi-na-pidtrimku-ukrayini/

    The KSE launched a humanitarian aid campaign for Ukraine. The campaign's objective is to purchase necessary supplies, first aid, and protective kits for the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Paramedic Association, and the Ukrainian Territorial Defense Forces. No matter how small, every donation can help deliver essential aid and supplies.

    DONATE: https://kse.ua/support/donation

    Follow us on Twitter:

    https://twitter.com/KyivSchool

    https://twitter.com/brik_t

    • 1 hr 15 min

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