On October 6, 2022, the XIV All-Ukrainian scientific and practical conference “South of Ukraine in conditions of global socio-cultural transformations: issues of cultural, ethno-religious, ethnic and national-civic identities” was held in an online format on the basis of Zaporizhzhia Polytechnic National University. One of the co-organizers of the conference was the Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
The purpose of the scientific and practical event was to develop new theoretical approaches to the implementation of state ethnopolitics, to implement the results of scientific research into the practice of the activities of state bodies, civil society institutions, and wide circles of the public.
Employees of the Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Khortytsia National Reserve, Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Zaporizhzhia National University.
The reports of the participants of the scientific and practical conference were focused on the search and development of new theoretical approaches to the implementation of state ethnopolitics. Among the priority tasks of such a policy, the speakers emphasized, should be the protection of linguistic, ethno-cultural, religious and other rights, freedoms and values of citizens who live in the Ukrainian territories temporarily occupied by the Russian aggressor, as well as forced migrants.
During the scientific and practical conference
The deputy director of the Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of NAS of Ukraine Oleksandr Mayboroda, Head of the Department of Ethnopolitics, Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor Viktor Kotygorenko, Head of the Department of Political Culture and Ideology, Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor Viktor Voynalovych, Chief Researcher, Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor Oleg Kalakura, Leading Researchers of the Institute: Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor Yuriy Nikolaiets, Candidate of Political Sciences, Associate Professor Anastasiia Dehterenko, Candidate of Historical Sciences Anatoliy Podolskiy, Researcher, Candidate of Historical Sciences Oleksiy Lyashenko.
As the organizers of the conference noted, such scientific and practical events give historians, political scientists, sociologists, philosophers and local historians the opportunity not only to publicize the results of scientific research, but also to acquaint the general public with the diversity of ethnic cultures living on the territory of Ukraine, allow to preserve and renew creative connections between scientists of different generations, scientific schools and regions of Ukraine.