Natalia Ivanivna Kochan

National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies https://ipiend.gov.ua/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/cropped-logo-1.png https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Інститут_політичних_і_етнонаціональних_досліджень_імені_І._Ф._Кураса_НАН_України 01011, Київ - 11, вул. Генерала Алмазова, 8 Тел.: 285-65-61

Born in 1958, candidate of philosophical sciences, leading research worker of National academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies.

Graduated Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, historical faculty (1980). In 1991, defended her candidate’s thesis regarding Religious Studies. During 1992-1994 was a member of Ukrainian and Polish committee at the helm of Ukrainian and Polish Presidents (religious life of Polish minorities in Ukraine consultant); over the period of 90s was performing analysis of regional press regarding satisfaction of cultural and religious needs of national minorities on request of the Department for Domestic Policy of the Presidential Administration. Worked in Institute of Sociology and Philosophy under National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Since January 2006 have been working in Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies under National academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Author of around 70 publication with total run of 116 printed pages concerning the history of church in Ukraine, religion and politics matters, state and church relations, religious and national cooperation in the process of nation and state forming, freedom of conscience while shifting to an open civil society. Being a co-author of a multi-authored monograph of “History of religions in Ukraine” (Vol. 4, 10) series, study guide “History of religions in Ukraine” ( department of religious studies of the Institute of Philosophy, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 1999) and guidance papers for teaching religion history course in secondary school ( Ministry of Education), 1996.

Within 2001-2005  was working on probation in Nijmegen University (the Netherlands), doing lecturing, and making a research project concerning modern ethnic and religious processes and new identities forming, its results were generalized in articles for west scientific journals ( the Netherlands, Germany, Italy).

Specializing in studying history of ethnic religious processes in national minorities department of the Institute. Keep up investigating the theme of ethnic religious and religious political identities forming based on empirical material of Ukraine within her individual plan of the research paper.

Major publications:

Individual books:

  1. Relihiina skladova etnopolitychnykh protsesiv suchasnoho Donbasu (1991–2014 rr.): struktura, funktsionuvannia, osoblyvosti rozvytku / spivavtor V. A. Voinalovych // Relihiinyi chynnyk etnopolitychnykh protsesiv na Donbasi: istoriia i suchasnist. – K. – IPiEND, 2014. – S. 7–13, 136–275, 288–300.

Books written in collaboration:

  1. Formuvannia etnokulturnoi spetsyfiky Zakarpatskoi Ukrainy // Zakarpattia v etnopolitychnomu vymiri – Kyiv: IPIEND, 2008. – S. 68– 121.
  2. Zakarpatska Ukraina u dobu tvorennia natsii. 1848-1914 rr. // Zakarpattia v etnopolitychnomu vymiri  – Kyiv: IPIEND, 2008. – S. 122– 172.
  3. Osoblyvosti vzaiemodii relihiinoho i etnokulturnoho chynnykiv // Etnopolitychni protsesy v Ukraini: rehionalni osoblyvosti /– K. : IPiEND, 2011. – S. 337–361.
  4. Relihiinyi chynnyk u politytsi natsiie- ta derzhavotvorennia // Relihiinyi chynnyk u protsesakh natsiie- ta derzhavotvorennia: dosvid suchasnoi Ukrainy / – K. : IPiEND, 2012. – S. 4–103.
  5. Fenomen «natsionalnykh tserkov» u suspilno-politychnomu zhytti Ukrainy // Relihiinyi chynnyk u protsesakh natsiie- ta derzhavotvorennia: dosvid suchasnoi Ukrainy / – K. : IPiEND, 2012. – S. 264–269.
  6. Relihiina skladova etnopolitychnykh protsesiv: struktura, funktsionuvannia, osoblyvosti rozvytku // Donbas v etnopolitychnomu vymiri / – K.: IPIiEND, 2014. – S. 304–400.

Selected articles:

  1. Etnokonfesiini stereotypy suchasnoi UHKTs: RKTs yak «polska Tserkva v Ukraini» // Naukovi zapysky IPiEND. – 2006. – Vyp. 29. – S. 300–328.
  2. Svoboda sovisti i virospovidannia: ukrainska perspektyva // Khrystyiansko-musulmanskyi dialoh v konteksti yevroatlantychnykh prahnen Ukrainy. Zbirnyk naukovykh materialiv – K. : Derzhavnyi departament relihii Ministerstva yustytsii Ukrainy, 2006. – S. 46–51.
  3. Pytannia relihii u prohramakh politychnykh partii i blokiv pid chas vyboriv do Verkhovnoi Rady Ukrainy 2006 roku // Mizhpravoslavni vidnosyny v Ukraini: kharakter, problemy, tendentsii rozvytku. Zbirnyk naukovykh materialiv. – K. : Derzhavnyi departament u spravakh relihii Ministerstva yustytsii Ukrainy, Natsionalnyi pedahohichnyi universytet im. M. P. Drahomanova, 2006. – S. 46–55.
  4. Systemy svitskoi ta dukhovnoi osvity: pytannia vzaiemodii ta rozmezhuvannia sfery kompetentsii // Aktualni problemy sotsialnoi diialnosti relihiinykh orhanizatsii Ukrainy. – K. : Derzhavnyi komitet Ukrainy u spravakh natsionalnostei i relihii, 2006. – S. 110–117.
  5. Formuvannia etnonatsionalnoi spetsyfiky Zakarpatskoho rehionu na zlami XVII–XIX st. // Naukovi zapysky IPIEND. – 2008. – Vyp. 37. – S. 201–211.
  6. Kirchenkampf. Politik und Religion in der Ukraine // Osteuropa. Glaubenssache. Kirche und Politik im Osten Europas (Berlin). – 2009. – № 6. – S. 161–168.
  7. Politychni aspekty mizhkonfesiinykh i mizhtsyvilizatsiinykh vidnosyn v Ukraini / spivavtory V. Voinalovych, M. Panchuk ta in. // Suchasna ukrainska polityka: analitychni dopovidi. – K. : IPiEND, 2009. – S. 242–323.
  8. Osoblyvosti vzaiemodii relihiinoho i etnonatsionalnoho v suchasnii Ukraini // Derzhavno-konfesiini vidnosyny v Ukraini: vidchyznianyi ta yevropeiskyi dosvid. Zb. nauk. prats. – K. : Svit znan, 2009. – S. 51–56.
  9. Rehionalni osoblyvosti instytualizatsii relihiinoho prostoru Ukrainy / spivavtor V. Voinalovych // Naukovi zapysky IPiEND. – 2010. – Vyp. 2 (42). – C. 76–100.
  10. Instrumentalizatsiia relihii v suspilno-politychnomu prostori Ukrainy / spivavtory V. Voinalovych, M. Panchuk // Problemy ukrainskoi polityky. Analitychni dopovidi. – K. : IPiEND, 2010. – C. 386–400.
  11. Relihiinist v Ukraini: rehionalnyi vymir // Politolohichni studii. Zbirnyk naukovykh prats. – Kam’ianets-Podilskyi: Kam’ianets-Podilskyi natsionalnyi universytet im. I. Ohiienka, IPiEND, 2010. – S. 197–208.
  12. Donbas pravoslavnyi: formuvannia suchasnoi struktury, tendentsii rozvytku // Naukovi zapysky IPiEND. – 2011. – Vyp 2. – S. 266–295.
  13. Dylema suchasnoho ukrainskoho natsiietvorennia: deiaki teoretyko-metodolohichni aspekty problemy // Naukovi zapysky IPiEND. Spetsvypusk. – 2012. – S. 169–187.
  14. «Antyklerykalizm», «Beresteiska uniia», «Helvetsii Klod A.», «Holbakh Pol A.D.», «Huzar Liubomyr», «Daosyzm», «Kalvin Zhan», «Liuter Martin», «Obskurantyzm», «Relihiia», «Reformatsiia», «Rotterdamskyi Erazm», «Sekuliaryzatsiia», «Teolohiia vyzvolennia», «Uniatstvo», «Khrystyianstvo» // Politychna entsyklopediia – K. : Parlamentske vydavnytstvo, 2012 – S. 32, 57, 131, 153–154, 165–166, 181–182, 309–310, 414, 508, 632, 637, 643–644, 658–659, 704–705, 736, 763–764.
  15. Derzhavotvorennia i relihiinyi chynnyk: ukrainskyi dosvid // Naukovi zapysky IPiEND. – 2011. – Vyp. 5 (55). – S. 310–320.
  16. Etnopolitychni aspekty formuvannia ta rozvytku islamu v Donbaskomu rehioni Ukrainy // Naukovi zapysky IPiEND. – 2012. – Vyp. 5. – C. 319–338.
  17. Osoblyvosti vzaiemodii relihiinoho ta etnichnoho v suchasnii Ukraini // Derzhavno-konfesiini vidnosyny v Ukraini: suchasnyi stan i tendentsii rozvytku – K. : Vydavnytstvo NPU im. M. P. Drahomanova, 2012. – S. 285–300.
  18. Relihiini orhanizatsii minorytarnykh etnichnykh spilnot ukrainskoho Donbasu (Donetska ta Luhanska oblasti) // Materialy kruhloho stolu «Mizhkulturnyi dialoh v polietnichnii Donetskii oblasti: zdobutky ta perspektyvy». – Mariupol: Mariupolskyi derzh. universytet, IPiEND, HO Mariupolskyi hendernyi tsentr, 2013. – S. 49–55.
  19. Minorytarni relihiini orhanizatsii (protestantski ta etnokonfesiini spilnoty, novitni relihiini orhanizatsii ta rukhy) u konteksti etnopolitychnoi spetsyfiky ukrainskoho Donbasu // Naukovi Zapysky IPiEND. – 2013. – Vyp. 2 (64). – S. 259–286.
  20. Solidaryzuiucha funktsiia derzhavy: ukrainskyi kontekst // Naukovi zapysky IPiEND. – 2013. – Vyp. 5. – S. 165–184.
  21. «Oh, East is East, and West is West…»: the Sharacter of Orthodox – Greek-Catholic Discourse in Ukraine and its Regional Dimensions // Eastern Orthodoxy Encounters of Identity and Otherness. Values, Self-Reflection, Dialogue / Andrii Kravchuk, Thomas Bremer eds. – New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. – P. 125–138.
  22. Shaping Ukrainian Identity: the Churches in Socio-Political Crises and Unconventional Russian-Ukrainian War (November 2013–November 2014) // Conference: Churches in the Ukrainian Crises / Andrii Kravchuk, Thomas Bremer eds. – New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.