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Oleksandr Potiekhin

Guest Speaker


    December 12, 2011

    Professional affiliation

    Head, Department of Humanities, Kyiv University of Law, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and former Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute

    Wilson Center Projects

    "Social Mobility and Formation of Elites in Democratic Society"

    Previous Terms

    Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute. Director, Ukrainian Centre for Peace, Conversion and Conflict Resolution Studies. "Social Mobility and Formation of Elites in Democratic Society." April 1, 1996 - June 30, 1996. Project Description: This project covers the problems of formation of new political elites in Ukraine, their classification, and foreign policy orientations. Stresses the formation and the stratification of the military-industrial elite in Ukraine and its foreign policy orientations. Shows the paradoxes of elite formation caused by its colonial and Soviet legacy.