Brief report: Second URIS workshop

Language, Politics and Identity in Ukraine: History and Present

The second URIS workshop took place in Basel on 20 November 2017. The workshop examined the links between language and identity in Ukraine in historical perspective, offering a comparison between the formative Soviet decades and the period of independence. Furthermore, it discussed the role of the state and political elites in constructing national identities and manipulating the language question for their political gain in the past and the present.

Find the short workshop report with the list of participants and some pictures here.