VISIT OF DIRECTOR OF THE REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE OF POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
October 28, at I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the Director of the Institute Oleg Rafalskiy had a meeting with the Director of the Representative office of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Kyiv Henryk Sobchuk during which they discussed new challenges and opportunities for cooperation between the Ukrainian and Polish academies after the election of the new leadership of the NAS of Ukraine and in he context of the pandemic; on one hand, it has largely paralyzed the usual forms of scientific communication, and on the other hand, it has given impetus to a more dynamic development of new mechanisms of interaction in the scientific world. During the visit of the Polish colleague, special attention was paid to the discussion of topics related to the problems that are the subject of research of the Institute, in particular the decentralization processes in Ukraine, actualized by local elections, ethnopolitical factors of the consolidation of Ukrainian society and the role of the Polish factor in this process.
Oleg Rafalskiy and Henryk Sobchuk