Ukrainian Politics and Society4 units
James Ivan Clem
This course is designed as a survey of the major issues facing contemporary Ukraine. Taught by a team of Harvard faculty and associates, as well as selected lecturers from Ukraine, the course will cover such topics as: state- and nation-building in contemporary Ukraine, as well as the historical roots of these processes; the current debate over economic reform; regionalism and issues of ethnic, linguistic, and religious pluralism; the development of modern Ukrainian literature and its responses to political and social change; the transformation of Ukrainian mass media.
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