15 March 2016

Commemorative Lecture Series of Chornobyl

The Fulbright Program in Ukraine Launches Public Lecture Series
to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster
Every Wednesday, March - May 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ukrainian News Press Center, 20 Esplanadna Street, 1st floor, M "Palats Sportu", Kyiv

Our Lecturers:

March 16, 2016
Chornobyl: What have we Learned 30 Years on? Documentary Screening
Volodymyr KUZNETSOV,
member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine and International Federation of Journalists;  communications & media expert; independent filmmaker
March 23, 2016
After the Apocalypse, or Who are Witnesses of the Chornobyl Disaster and How We Narrate Chornobyl
literary critic, expert in cultural studies; corresponding member of the NASU; Head of Department of Literary Theory, T.H. Shevchenko Institute of Literature of NASU; Fulbright Scholar 1997/98 (Columbia University, New York, NY) and 2011/12 (Harvard University, Cambridge, MA)
March 30, 2016
Lessons Learned from Chornobyl, "New" Risks and Prospects of the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone
Dr. of Sciences (Geology & Mineralogy); Academician of NASU; Director of Radio-Environmental Center of NASU

April 6, 2016
What Lessons Can Be Learned from the Chornobyl Disaster? New Knowledge about the Effects of Low-Dose Radiation  
Oleksandra KRAVETS,
Dr. of Sciences (Biology), leading researcher, Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering of NASU; Fulbright Scholar 2005/06 (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA)
Maryna NABOKA,
Candidate of Medical Science, senior researcher,  Radio-Environmental Center of NASU; Fulbright Scholar 2001/02 (University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC)
April 13, 2016
Slavutych City - Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant- Development Perspectives
Dr. of Economic Sciences, Professor, honorary member of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe; Slavutych City Mayor 1990-2015
April 20, 2016
Chornobyl: From Tragedy to Comedy
Serhiy MYRNYI,
writer, scriptwriter, ecologist, expert in Chornobyl and radiation accidents, scientific advisor for CHORNOBYL TOUR
April 27, 2016
Legacies and Myths: Perceptions of the Chornobyl Disaster
Nathaniel Ray PICKETT,
PhD candidate of geography at the University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS), who conducts research on Chornobyl's effect on the political geographies of Ukraine; Fulbright U.S. Student 2015/16
May 11, 2016
Zones of Alienation: Chornobyl and the War
lawyer, journalist, international development consultant, and author of Wormwood Forest: A Natural History of Chernobyl, will explore the remarkable parallels between the Soviet nuclear disaster and Russia's war against Ukraine.

Please register your intention to attend any of the lectures listed below



Fulbright Program Office in Ukraine

Esplanadna str, 20, office 904

Kyiv, 01001, Ukraine

Tel: +380 (44) 287 07 77

Fax: +380 (44) 230 20 60