URDC’s conference on the topic of Euromaidan – Thursday, June 26th

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Researchers from MacEwan University, the University of Alberta, the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and the Ukrainian Catholic University will present nine- to 12-minute videos of their work that will be directly integrated with Twitter. It’s a state-of-the-art approach that Roman hopes will interest researchers as well as people in the community.

“We have had a lot of interest in the Edmonton community and invite everyone to participate,” says Roman.

Video will be live streamed from 8:30 to 11 a.m. MST at http://euromaidan-researchforum.ca. Anyone can provide feedback and ask questions in real time via Twitter by tweeting at @EuromaidanForum or by posting on the Facebook pageContemporary Ukraine Research Forum: The Case of Euro-Maidan.

All presentations and Twitter discussions will also be archived on the site so they can be accessed after the conference.

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Thursday’s (June 26,2014) electronic conference  promises to be on the cutting edge of both conference technology and  on Euromaidan and contemporary events in Ukraine. 

The important information you need in order to participate or observe follows:

Starting time: 8 am MST (Alberta) ; 5 pm in Ukraine

Program: we have 21 presentations coming in from 5 countries; 5 clusters on Euromaidan from a variety of perspectives (folklore, culture, religion, media, social and political sciences).  Each presentation is scheduled for 9-12 minutes.  See the program at http://euromaidan-researchforum.ca/

Where can it be seen: The entire conference will be streamed live through our website.  http://euromaidan-researchforum.ca/

Please tell your friends and ask then to join in.  As long as they have an internet connection they can listen to the speakers from home, a cafe, student residence, anywhere.

 Or join a group at one of the four Video-Conference sites: University of Alberta, MacEwan University, UCU Lviv and NAUKMA Kyiv.  

 Asking questions: You may twitter in your responses or questions at any time during the conference.  All comments will be shown on our website to the right of the presentation screen.

 Our twitter address is:     @EuromaidanForum

 Live discussion: will take place for 25 minutes at the end of the conference (11:50 am -12:15 pm in Edmonton and 8:50 – 9:15 pm in Ukraine) 

 Debrief: We will be holding a debrief session about our project, including some extra time to discuss conference presentations, on Friday, June 27 at 8 am(Edmonton) and 5 pm (Kyiv and Lviv).

 Feedback: Look for a link at the end of the program on Thursday to provide feedback about the conference.  

 Increasing our profile: please share the link with as many people as possible and encourage them to check it out.

 Looking forward to seeing you on Thursday.  Remember – we are making history!


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