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UPCOMING EVENTS

Round Table

Information frontlines of Russian-Ukrainian war

Date: Tuesday June 07, 2022 at 15:00-16:30 PM CEST
Meeting mode: online.
Organizers: Kozminski University, New Europeans, iSEE (Institute of Socio-Economic Enquiry), Media Dialogue.

Key-note speakers: Nataliia Steblyna (Vasyl Stus Donetsk National University), Artem Zakharchenko (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv), Olena Goncharova-LaFoy (Kyiv Independent)

Topic: : The “New Dawn” initiative aims at bringing together Ukrainian, Polish, and European scientists, researchers, and social and political activists as part of a series of meetings devoted to the challenges Ukraine will face after the end of the war caused by brutal Russian aggression. During the fourth round table within this initiative, we shall discuss the information frontlines of the Russian-Ukrainian war. First of all, we shall talk about the Ukrainian regional media, their post-Soviet logic of functioning, and their resistance to Russian informational assaults. Second of all, we shall discuss the clash of strategic narratives as a part of the Russian-Ukrainian war. Finally, we shall try to understand how western media cover the only war on the European continent.

PARTNERS

EVENTS

The Round Table on Ukraine’s European integration and its future reconstruction within the series entitled “New Dawn” took place in Warsaw on April 13, 2022 in the partnership of iSEE (Institute for Socio-Economic Enquiry) with New Europeans, Kozminski University and Media Dialogue

Among the key-note speakers were Roger Casale (New Europeans), dr. Olha Zadorozhna (iSEE, Kozminski University), Lina Kushch (New Europeans), who discussed the current costs of war in Ukraine, its economic and humanitarian consequences, the importance of professional war journalism, and appropriate wording of media messages.

Among participants of the Round Tables were political scientists, sociologists, economists, business owners, and business consultants. They shared their valuable expertise on the reconstruction of Ukraine and the way the “New Dawn” initiative can support Ukraine in its integration with the EU. The main goals of the initiative include:

  • creating a strong advocacy group for Ukraine to become a European Union member state as soon as possible
  • collecting best practices from current EU member states about institutional development and harmonisation of legal environment
  • creating groups of experts that can help with reconstruction of Ukraine, especially concerning peace-building, resilience of enterprises, reconstruction of infrastructure, efficient urban development and planning, and environmental issues.

The next round tables will take place at the end of April and then – mid-May.

Second Round Table

During the second round table within the “New Dawn” initiative, we discussed the resilience of Ukrainian enterprises in the face of war. A special attention was be given to the small and medium sized enterprises and the ways Ukraine can stimulate their functioning and possible growth during and after the war. Moreover, we discussed opportunities for different sectors of the economy, especially focusing on the IT and agricultural sectors.

Date: Thursday April 28, 2022 at 12:00-13:30 PM CEST
Venue: Kozminski University, Jagiellońska 57/59, Warsaw, room A-140.

Organizers: Kozminski University, New Europeans, iSEE (Institute of Socio-Economic Enquiry), Media Dialogue.

Key-note speakers: Yurii Gaidai (Senior Economist at Centre for Economic Strategy, Ukraine), Oleg Nivievskyi (Kyiv School of Economics), Sofiya Huzenko (manager at an international consulting firm), Yaroslav Krempovych (Kozminski University)

Topic: The “New Dawn” initiative aims at bringing together Ukrainian, Polish, and European scientists, researchers, and social and political activists as part of series of meetings devoted to the challenges Ukraine will face after the end of the war caused by brutal Russian aggression. During the second round table within this initiative, we shall discuss the resilience of Ukrainian enterprises in the face of war. A special attention will be given to the small and medium sized enterprises and the ways Ukraine can stimulate their functioning and possible growth during and after the war. Moreover, we shall discuss opportunities for different sectors of the economy, especially focusing on the IT and agricultural sectors.

Policy brief based on the discussion on “Building resilient business sector in Ukraine: challenges and solutions” [link]

Round Table

Institutional development of Ukraine in light of the EU integration

Date: Wednesday May 11, 2022 at 12:00-13:30 PM CEST
Meeting mode: offline and online.
Venue: Kozminski University, Jagiellońska 57/59, Warsaw, room A/140.

Organizers: Kozminski University, New Europeans, iSEE (Institute of Socio-Economic Enquiry), Media Dialogue.

Key-note speakers: Christopher Hartwell (ZHAW School of Management and Law, Switzerland), Yevhen Dubohryz (CASE Ukraine), Volodymyr Vakhitov (Kyiv School of Economics).

Topic: The “New Dawn” initiative aims at bringing together Ukrainian, Polish, and European scientists, researchers, and social and political activists as part of series of meetings devoted to the challenges Ukraine will face after the end of the war caused by brutal Russian aggression. During the third round table within this initiative, we shall discuss the institutional development of Ukraine in light of its integration with the European Union. First of all, we shall talk about the macroeconomic and financial situation of the country. Second, we shall discuss what types of changes Ukrainian institutions should undergo to comply with the EU standards. Finally, we shall touch upon the legal aspects of the process of integration into the EU.

ABOUT US

Who we are?

Who we are?

iSEE Institute of Socio-Economic Expertise is a foundation established by economists, political scientists, sociologists and civil society activists.

Our goal is to engage and researchers, civil society leaders, to actively support civil society and European values in public life.

What we do?

What we do?

iSEE conducts scientific research, prepares studies, analyses and forecasts for the needs of public life.

We deal with market and public opinion research as well as publishing activities.

In cooperation with national and international partners, we conduct trainings, internships, trainings, organize conferences, summer schools, symposia, lectures, debates and simulations in the form of integration games.

Themes

Themes

The activities of iSEE focus on the issues of systemic and social change and their consequences for the economy and social life.

We pay attention to social perception, i.e. the reception of reality by society, to the decisions made and to the effectiveness of all political and social activities.

We conduct interdisciplinary research and seek a broader perspective of understanding the economic, social and political world.

Areas

Areas

For over 10 years, iSEE has been conducting research relating to Poland and the countries of Eastern Europe, in particular Ukraine and Africa, in particular Zambia and Angola.

iSEE conducted large-scale scientific and social research in cooperation with the Ukrainian foundation “Our Choice” and financed by the European Fund for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals (EIF).

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