The DUAG member Oleksandra Keudel (FU Berlin, Germany) received ASN 25th Annual World Convention 2021 Doctoral Paper Award for her doctoral research paper entitled “Citizen Participation in Ukrainian Regional Centers: The Role of Local Patronal Networks”.
Furthermore, John Vsetecka (Michigan State University, USA) was also among the awardees for his doctoral paper “Fact and Fiction: Information and Disinformation about the 1932-1933 Famine in Soviet Ukraine in the World Press”.
The ASN World Convention, the largest international and inter-disciplinary scholarly gathering of its kind, welcomes proposals on a wide range of topics related to nationalism, ethnicity, ethnic conflict and national identity in regional sections on the Balkans, Central Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia Eurasia (including Central Asia and China), the Caucasus, and Turkey/Greece, as well as thematic sections on Nationalism Studies and Migration/Diasporas. Disciplines represented include political science, history, anthropology, sociology, international studies, security studies, geopolitics, area studies, economics, geography, sociolinguistics, literature, psychology, and related fields.
The ASN 2021 Huttenbach Prize was awarded to Nataliia Levchuk and her colleagues from the Ptoukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies (Kyiv, Ukraine), and Oleh Wolowyna from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (North Carolina, USA) and the director of the Center for Demographic and Socio-Economic Research of Ukrainians in the US at the Shevchenko Scientific Society.