Vitalii Victorovych Kotsur

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Candidate of Political Sciences, Assistant Professor

Born on 4th October 1986 in Romny town, Sumy region.

Place of Work and Position: I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Senior Research Scientist of the Department of National Minorities, Candidate of Political Sciences, Assistant Professor.

Background

In 2006 Vitalii Kotsur graduated from the Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky State Pedagogical University as a Master in History and Law.

In 2008 Vitalii Kotsur graduated from the Khmelnitsky National University as a Master in International Information.

In 2011 he defended his candidate thesis on “Ethnopolitical conflict in Transdniestria in the context of state-to-state relations between Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova”.

Professional Experience:

2011 – junior Research Scientist of the Department of National Minorities of I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

2012 – Research Scientist of the Department of National Minorities of I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Starting from 2014 until present – Senior Research Scientist of the Department of National Minorities of I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Starting from September 2010 – part-time job on the position of Assistant Professor at the Chair of Political Science in the Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky State Pedagogical University.

Knowledge of Languages: Ukrainian – native, English – active, German – active.

Member of EAS (European Association for Security) – http://www.eas.info.pl/

Monographs

Ethnopolitical conflict in Transdniestria in the context of Ukrainian-Moldavian state-to-state relations. – Кyiv: I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethno-National Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2013. – 272 pages.
ISBN 978-966-02-6970-5.

Recent Publications

  1. International Instruments of Minority Rights Protection and Their Implementation in Ukraine: Politologic Discourse / Vitaliy Kotsur // Spheres of Culture. Journal of Philology, History, Social and Media Communication, Political Science, and Cultural Studies. – Lublin, 2014 – Volume VІІІ. – P. 478 – 485
  2. Ethno-Political Conflicts within politological discource / Vitaliy Kotsur // Spheres of Culture. Journal of Philology, History, Social and Media Communication, Political Science, and Cultural Studies. – Lublin, 2014 – Volume 9
  3. Russian-Ukrainian “hybrid” war in the domestic and foreign political science discourse / Vitaliy Kotsur // Safety and health of children and youth in XXI century: modern state, problems and prospects. Collected Works. – Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky, 2015. – P.128-141 (in Ukrainian).

Research Interests

  • National minorities of Ukraine;
  • International security;
  • Conflicts in the Post soviet area.
  • Methods of political science analysis.
  • Hybrid welfare