ONLINE DISCUSSION “MAIDAN AS A POSTMODERN REVOLUTION: PROBLEMS OF TERMINOLOGY”
On April 21, 2021, a round table was held on the topic: “Maidan as a postmodern revolution: problems of terminology” with the participation of historians, philosophers, political scientists, lawyers, culturologists and direct participants in the protests of modern times in Ukraine.
The round table was organized by the National Museum of the Revolution of Dignity.
The main issues for discussion were:
- The phenomenon of “revolution” and the definition of the term “revolution of a new type”. Transformation of meanings: driving forces and essential characteristics of new types of revolutions.
- “Maidan” as a generic concept for modern protest movements in Ukraine. Euromaidan as a revolution of the precariat: pro & contra. Euromaidan as a trigger of the Revolution of Dignity.
- “Protest movement”, “resistance movement”, “mass protest”: qualification of the phenomenon of civil protest.
The round table was attended by staff of Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the NAS of Ukraine – Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Socio-Political History Maria Karmazina and Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Chief Researcher of the Department Tatiana Bevz.
The full version of the round table can be viewed here.