GERMANY, Augsburg, 6 October 2017: Our Annual Meeting and PhD Thesis Presentation Contest

The Annual Meeting 2017 of the German-Ukrainian Academic Society will take place in Augsburg, Germany on Friday, 6 October 2017.

In addition to the member-only part of the meeting the event will include the PhD Thesis Presentation Contest 2017, organised for the second time in cooperation with the Embassy of Ukraine in Germany (for Q&As and the 2016 PhD Contest check this link). To register please visit the event web-site.

Program (download)

12:00 16:00   PART I (for members only),  Annual Meeting of the German-Ukrainian Academic Society

16:00 – 21:00   PART II (open to all interested participants)

16:00   Networking coffee-break

17:00   Welcome remarks

  • Prof. Yarema Okhrin, University of Augsburg, the Meeting Chair
  • Mr. Dmytro Shevchenko, Consul, Consulate General of Ukraine in Munich
  • Prof. Olga Garaschuk, University of Tübingen, the President of the German-Ukrainian Academic Society

17:30 – 18:15  The Final of the 2017 PhD Thesis Presentation Contest

  • Natalia Korniy, MSc/PhD Program “Molecular Biology“, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen: “Shedding light onto the black box of protein synthesis”
  • Maryna Rabinovych, I.I.Mechnikov Odessa National University/ University of Hamburg: “The EU Free Trade Agreements as an Instrument of Promoting the Rule of Law in Eastern Neighbourhood”
  • Martin Rohde, Leopold-Franzens-Universität, Innsbruck: “Shevchenko Scientific Society and the outline of Ukrainian national territory”
  • Bohdan Tokarskyj, University of Cambridge: “The Poetry of Becoming: The Exploration of Self in Vasyl Stus’s Palimpsests”
  • Ivan Vorotiahin, TU Darmstadt: “Flexoelectric Influence on Static and Dynamic Properties of Ferroelectric Films”
  • Oleksandr Yagensky, International Max Planck Research School for Molecular Biology , Georg August University of Göttingen/ Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen: “Unraveling the Secrets of Alzheimer’s Disease”

18:15 – 19:15  Invited lecture & book presentation, with an introduction by Ms Oksana Huss, Inst. for the Advanced Study in the Humanities, Essen

  • Prof. Oleh Havrylyshyn, Ottawa, Canada: “The Political Economy of Independent Ukraine: Late Starts, False Starts, and Last Chance?” (See the table of contents here)

19:15 – 19:30  Announcement of the winners of the PhD Presentation Contest 2017 and the Award ceremony

19:30 – 21:00  Networking reception  

Participation is free-of charge, donations are welcomed.

We are grateful to the event supporters:

  • Nomad Bioscience GmbH
  • Global Business Management (Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Universität Augsburg)
  • Embassy of Ukraine in the Federal Republic of Germany