Chief Researcher of the Department of Theory and History of Political Science of our Institute, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor Yuriy Shapoval took part in work of the the scientific conference “Decommunization of Symbolic Space and Decolonization of Ukrainian Culture”, which took place on August 30, 2022 in the press center of the national informational agency “Ukrinform”. Yu. Shapoval’s online speech was entitled “Decommunization in Ukraine and the creative heritage of Oleksandr Hrytsenko”.
Yuriy Shapoval during a speech at a scientific conference
As it is known, with the support of our Institute, in 2019, the monograph of Oleksandr Hrytsenko (1957–2022), a scientist and writer, Candidate of Technical Sciences, “Decommunization in Ukraine as a state policy and as a socio-cultural phenomenon” was published. This is one of the most thorough studies of the process of decommunization and the politics of memory in Ukraine.