Anna Taranenko Candidate of Political Sciences, Senior Lecturer of International Relations Department of National University of Kyiv-Mohyla AcademyAnna TaranenkoCandidate of Political Sciences, Senior Lecturer of International Relations Department of National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
Expert in the field of International Relations and International Security, Candidate of Political Sciences, Senior Lecturer of International Relations Department of National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, expert of ADASTRA think tank (Ranked Best New Think Tank by 2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index). Studied at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and University of Illinois in Chicago (UIC) under the auspices of the Fulbright Graduate Program. Professional experience encompasses work at the International Research and Exchange Council (IREX) as a social media specialist, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, short-term projects for the OSCE ODIHR, internship at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Department of Inter-Parliamentary Relations) and internship at the Parliament of Canada under the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Program. Completed a research fellowship at the Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (2022-2023).
Katerina Sirinyok-Dolgaryova Candidate of Social Communications, Associate Professor, Zaporizhia National UniversityKaterina Sirinyok-DolgaryovaCandidate of Social Communications, Associate Professor, Zaporizhia National University
Media scholar, media trainer, Associate Professor and Deputy Dean at Journalism Department of Zaporizhzhia national University. Candidate of Sciences in Social Communications, pocesses Masters Degrees (cum laude) in Journalism and English Philology. Has experience of studying and research in Europe and USA on UGRAD Program (Graceland University, USA), Fulbright Research and Development Program (Southern Illinois University, USA), IREX UASP (Utah State University, USA), Erasmus+ (universities of Germany, Poland, Sweden and United Kingdom). Certified media trainer under the programs of the Deutsche Welle Academy and the Interlink Academy (Germany). Expert on accreditation of educational programs, Deputy Head of the Sectoral Expert Council on Journalism at the National Agency for Quality Assurance of Higher Education (Ukraine). Her academic and professional interests include online media, global journalism, English-language media discourse, media literacy, countering disinformation and propaganda. Currently, she is a visiting scholar and lecturer at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, USA), where she teaches the course “Disinformation and Propaganda in the Russia-Ukraine War”.
Kseniya Yurtayeva PhD, Associate Professor Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs (Kharkiv, Ukraine). The Weiser Diplomacy Center, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA)Kseniya YurtayevaPhD, Associate Professor Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs (Kharkiv, Ukraine). The Weiser Diplomacy Center, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA)
Kseniya Yurtayeva is an expert in the sphere of Criminal Law, Criminology and International Criminal Law, CSs in Law, LL.M., associate professor in the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology at Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs. Earned LLM degree in International and Comparative Law
from Chicago-Kent College of Law (Chicago, USA). Completed internship in the Financial Crimes Prosecution Unit of the Office of Prosecutor General of Illinois. Kseniya Yurtayeva is co-founder and a scientific expert of the Public Policy and Social Sciences Research Institute (Kharkiv, Ukraine). Certified trainer of the National School of Judges of Ukraine and a developer of the course in “Qualification and court proceeding in Cybercrime. Cybersecurity and human rights in Internet”. Co-developer of the initial training program and career development program for the police in protection of children’s rights in Internet and prevention of online violence against children. Lecturer of career development programs
for professionals in security and defence spheres, judges and prosecutors of Ukraine. Currently Kseniya
Yurtayeva is a visiting scholar in the Weiser Diplomacy Center of Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
(Ann Arbor, USA) and a lecture of the course “Theory of Hybrid Conflicts in the Context of Russia-
Ukraine War” in the University of Michigan.
- Dec 12 - 13 2023
COUNTERACTING DISINFORMATION IN THE FACE OF THE RUSSIAN AGGRESSION AGAINST UKRAINE: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS
We are honored to invite you to
International scientific and practical conference:
“Countering disinformation in the face of the Russian aggression against Ukraine:
challenges and prospects”
The scientific and practical conference is registered at the State Scientific Institution of Ukrainian Institute of Scientific and Technical Expertise and Information – certificate of registration of the scientific and technical event #383 29 Sept. 2023
Public Policy and Social Sciences Research Institute
Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs
Zaporizhzhia National University
Department of International Relations of the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”
School of political analysis of the NaUKMA
Organizing Committee: Mykhailo Zavalnyi - Doctor of Sciences in Law, Senior Researcher, Director of the Public Policy and Social Sciences Research Institute Kseniya Yurtayeva - Candidate of Sciences in Law, Associate Professor, LL.M, Associate Professor of the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology of Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs Katerina Sirinyok-Dolgaryova - Candidate of Sciences in Social Communications, an Associate Professor at the Department of Journalism, Deputy Dean in International Affairs of Faculty of Journalism at Zaporizhzhia National University Anna Taranenko - Candidate of Sciences in Political Science, Senior Lecturer of the Department of International Relations of the National University "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy"
The objective of the event is to discuss relevant theoretical and practical aspects of social, legal, information and communication countermeasures to disinformation that must be taken in the face of the Russian aggression against Ukraine in Ukrainian and international public space.
We are extending our invitation to legal scholars, practicing lawyers, public authorities, representatives of local self-government bodies, scientific workers and academics, journalists, media specialists, graduate students (adjuncts), masters, students (cadets).
The conference will be held in a virtual mode (a Zoom conference).
Procedural format: speakers’ presentations (10-15 minutes), questions to the speakers and responses of the participants (up to 5-7 minutes), closing remarks and comments.
Starting time of the conference: – 3 p.m. (Kyiv time) December 12, 2023 .
The link to the ZOOM video conference will be sent to a participant upon submitting APPLICATION.
The DEADLINE for submitting the conference theses is December 10, 2023, the electronic collection of theses will be sent by December 25, 2023 to the email address indicated in the APPLICATION.
Thesis requirements: length – from 2 to 5 pages. Page format – A-4, portrait orientation; citation must be included in the text in square brackets, references must be indicated at the end of the thesis.
The editorial board reserves the right to reject the theses that do not meet the requirements or contain plagiarism. Authors must adhere to the principles of academic integrity, including the terms of ensuring the scientific level of the report, the validity and reliability of the conclusions. The materials will be published in the author’s edition. All theses will be checked for plagiarism.
Electronic collection of the conference theses will be submitted to the repository of the Research Institute of Public Policy and Social Sciences available by the following address https://library.pp-ss.pro/
Participation in the conference is entirely free!
Upon receiving an application the organizing committee will send a participant a conformation message to the email address indicated in the APPLICATION. If you do not receive a confirmation of your registration, please contact the organizing committee.
- Panel 1. Theoretical and methodological foundations of information security of society and the state: Ukrainian and international experience.
- Panel 2. Legal aspects of countering disinformation and cybersecurity.
- Panel 3. Media education and media literacy: strategies, cases, perspectives in the face of Russian aggression.
- 15:00 - 15:45
- Cyber security during the wartimes: floating social media safely
- 15:00 - 15:45
- Manifestations of Russian disinformation in social media: the case of Telegram
- 15:00 - 15:45
- Countering Russian Propaganda in Cyberspace: Ukrainian Experience