Volodymyr Ishchenko

is a sociologist studying social protests in Ukraine. He is the deputy director of the Centre for Society Research (Kyiv), an editor of Spilne, and a lecturer at the Department of Sociology in the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.


Political mobilization and the world system

The case of Ukraine and Russia

In an interview conducted before Euromaidan commenced, Don Kalb discusses the future of capitalism in eastern Europe. Given the rise of China and India, and economic stagnation in the West, Kalb emphasizes the importance of political mobilization in both Ukraine and Russia.


On international support for Euromaidan

Leading academics signed an open letter supporting the Euromaidan protests and European values at the turn of 2014. One might have expected a more critical and nuanced position of them, writes Volodymyr Ishchenko. For they ignore the role of the far right in the Ukrainian public sphere at their peril.

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