Artem Gergun

received his PhD in political philosophy in 2014. He is currently working on a project on rethinking the history of the welfare state and its implications for the development of Ukrainian society. He was a Ukraine in European Dialogue Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna between September 2017 and February 2018.


Cover for: Ukraine vs. Ukrainians: Different ideas of Europe

Ukrainian officials are trying to attract European investors to their country by stressing its low cost base and well-qualified workers. But as Artem Gergun notes, millions of Ukrainian citizens have grasped that these advantages are portable – and, rather than waiting for Europe to come them, are heading there for themselves.