The Directorate-General for Rendering Services to Diplomatic Missions invites the student community and university scientists to join the event.
Round table on the topic: “Language Policy of Independent Ukraine as a Legacy of the Linguicide of the Empire in its Various Russian Forms (discussion of a wide range of issues raised in Taras Marusyk’s book “30 Years of Independence: Language Acts that Change Ukraine”).
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2023.
Time: from 11:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Meeting ID: 871 2978 6790
Questions for discussion:
* opposition of the authorities to the establishment of the legal status of the Ukrainian language on the eve of the collapse of the USSR and after Ukraine gained independence;
* the constant struggle of a part of the political community and a passionate minority for the constitutionalization of the Ukrainian language and the implementation of Article 10 of the Constitution;
* Ukrainian society’s resistance to the “Ukrainian” power of President Yanukovych during and after the adoption of the toxic law “On the Basics of State Language Policy”;
*why until now, in the conditions of a great war, unity has not been achieved in the views of society and the authorities on language policy;
*how the large-scale invasion of Russia affected the language policy;
*linguicide in the national republics of the Russian Federation (according to research by the ABN and OUN).
Taras MARUSYK, journalist, culturologist, publicist, specialist in language policy, public activist, translator, member of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine and the National Union of Writers of Ukraine, author of the book “30 Years of Independence: Language Acts that Change Ukraine”;
Nataliia PIPA, Secretary of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Education, Science and Innovation;
Pavlo HRYTSENKO, linguist, doctor of philological sciences, professor, director of the Ukrainian Language Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;
Taras KREMIN, politician, scientist, public figure, State Language Protection Commissioner;
Serhii BORSHCHEVSKYI, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Envoy of Ukraine, expert of the Russian Research Center.
Moderator of the event: Volodymyr Ohryzko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (2007–2009), Head of the Russian Research Center.
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