Mazuka Liudmyla

Інститут політичних і етнонаціональних досліджень ім. І. Ф. Кураса НАН України National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic StudiesІнститут_політичних_і_етнонаціональних_досліджень_імені_І._Ф._Кураса_НАН_України 01011, Київ - 11, вул. Генерала Алмазова, 8 Тел.: 285-65-61

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Ethnopolitics, Candidate of Historical Sciences.

In 1992 she graduated from the Faculty of History of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. From 1992 to 1995 she studied at the graduate school of the Institute of Ukrainian Studies of the same university.

In 1996 she defended her dissertation on “The formation of the Ukrainian minority in Kazakhstan (80’s of the XIX century – early 30’s of XX century.” In specialty 07.00.01 – History of Ukraine.

She worked as a junior researcher (1995-2000) at the Institute of Ukrainian Studies of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, a researcher at the Research Institute of Ukrainian Studies of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (2000-2007).

From 2007 to 2015 worked at the National Institute for Strategic Studies as a senior researcher (2007), chief consultant of the ethnopolitics sector of the Department of Political System Development (2007-2014), in 2014-2015 – she held the position of the Head of this sector.

Author and co-author of thematic sections of the annual Addresses of the President of Ukraine to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in 2008-2015, yearbooks for socio-political and socio-economic development of Ukraine (2007-2014), more than 50 scientific and journalistic articles, including: “Current issues of formation and implementation of ethno-national policy in Ukraine “,” Legal ways and mechanisms to meet the cultural, linguistic, educational needs of national minorities and ethnic communities in Ukraine “,” Meeting the educational needs of Ukrainians abroad as a factor in preserving ethnic identity “,” Ukrainian diaspora in Russia: current issues and mechanisms for preserving national identity “,” Ensuring the linguistic and cultural rights of ethnic Russians as a factor of social harmony in Ukraine “,” Experience of European democracies in ensuring tolerant coexistence of ethnic groups (on the example of Switzerland), etc.

From 2015 to 2019 along with her husband, Liudmyla was on a long-term foreign diplomatic mission to the United States, where she took care of the preservation of Ukrainian identity, in particular through the education of children in Saturday and Sunday schools. In collaboration with the World Congress of Ukrainians (UWC), the Ukrainian Congressional Committee of America (UCCA), the Ukrainian UCCA School Council at the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States, organized the First Conference of Ukrainian Educators, launching an effective platform for exchanging modernization of the educational process in schools of Ukrainian studies in the United States, which would meet innovative approaches and modern requirements.

Participant and organizer of many national and regional scientific conferences and round tables.

Research interests:

 Ukrainians in the world, national minorities in Ukraine, migration processes, problems of ethno-national relations, ensuring European standards of tolerance in Ukraine, analysis of relevant international experience.

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