Petro Tolochkoacademician of the National Academy
of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU),
Director of the NASU Institute
Purpose of the visit: meeting with lecturers and students to tackle the problems of modern archaeology development, preservation and restoration of archaeological monuments, prospects of and directions in further studies of the history of Eastern Slavs.
Danilo TürkPresident of Slovania
expert in international law
Purpose of the visit: public lecture New States in the International Community: Case Studies of Slovenia and Ukraine for undergraduate and postgraduate students, faculty and scientists.
Bohdan Hawrylyshyndistinguished scholar,
member of the Club of Rome
Purpose of the visit: Presentation of the book Remaining a Ukrainian the author claims to reflect his broad experience in analyzing situations both in a particular country and the world on the whole.
Volodymyr Rychkaleading researcher of
the Institute of History of Ukraine
at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Purpose of the visit: presentation of the book St. Vladimir in Historical Memory outlining the key positions of the author’s research with particular focus on the personality of Vladimir the Great and the changes in his perception during the different historical periods.
Oleksandr ShapiroUkrainian film director,
leader of Ukrainian art house
Purpose of the visit: meeting with students to answer their questions about his creative work.
Jerzy BuzekPresident of the European
Purpose of the visit: public lecture European Union and Ukraine: What Europe are we Aiming at? revealing the nuances of close cooperation between Poland and Ukraine.
Vladimir Zinchenkoacademician of the Russian
Academy of Education
Purpose of the visit: public lecture to tackle the problems of cultural and historical psychology; participation in Karazin University’s research-to-practice conferences and symposia.
Natalia Yakovenkodistinguished historian
Purpose of the visit: presentation of her new book Mirrors of Identity. Research on the history of conceptions and ideas in Ukraine of the XVI-early XVII centuries.
Hans Ulrich Gumbrechtphilosopher,
Stanford University professor
Purpose of the visit: public lecture Philosophical Theories of Presence outlining the fundamental principles of philosophy of presence, namely revealing the essence of the notion “mood” and its correlation with the concept “color”.
Anne LaperrouzeEuropean Parliament Deputy
Purpose of the visit: participation in the discussion on the Modern EU Energy Policy intended to acquaint young scholars with the existing tools used in the EU policy-making in the energy sector.
Valerii HeietsVice-President of
the National Academy of Sciences
Purpose of the visit: participation in the festivities on the occasion of Karazin University’s 208th anniversary
Franco Nembrinifamous Italian scientist
Purpose of the visit: lecture Dante as a Teacher of Hope acquainting students with the history of creation of the Divine Comedy through the prism of Dante’s early works.
Wojciech Wrzosekprofessor of
Adam Mickiewicz University
Purpose of the visit: participation in the public discussion Theory — History — Society: Social Role of History in Poland and Ukraine; presentation of his book History — Culture — Metaphor: Development of Non-Classical Historiography.
Jose Gustavo Prieto MunozProfessor of Law
at the University of the Andes
Purpose of the visit: lecture on political risk and the mechanism used in the system of legal control of international investment.
Баєр МіхальAmbassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of Hungary in Ukraine
Purpose of the visit: lecture EU—Ukraine Relations for the University students and faculty.
Mikhail Epstainphilosopher, culture expert, philologist,
professor at the Emory University
Purpose of the visit: lecture on the methods of vocabulary and grammar renewal in the natural languages, and theoretical and practical aspects of word creation.
Leszek BalcerowiczPolish economist, politician,
Purpose of the visit: lecture on evaluation of the current state of the economic system in the countries of East-Central Europe, which developed under socialism for a while.
Pal Tamásdistinguished Hungarian sociologist
Purpose of the visit: participation in the II Congress of the Sociological Association of Ukraine Sociology and Society: Interactions in Crisis Times
Georgiy Glovelidistinguished Russian economist
Purpose of the visit: participation in the events dedicated to celebration of the 140th anniversary of the famous Kharkiv University alumnus Alexander Bogdanov, and the 80th anniversary of the School of Economics.
Sviatoslav Vakarchukmusician, composer,
Purpose of the visit: meeting with representatives of Kharkiv academic community to address all-round development of Ukraine, particularly in the field of culture and sports.
Serhii KvitMinister of Education
and Science of Ukraine
Purpose of the visit: meeting with the administration, faculty, scientists, students to discuss the pressing issues in education and science, including higher education development and reformation in Ukraine.
Myroslav PopovychUkrainian philosopher,
academician of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
Purpose of the visit: discussing possible interpretations of the timeless Taras Shevchenko’s works through the prism of the current situation in Ukraine.
Igor Pomerantsevradio playwright,
Purpose of the visit: meeting with students and presenting his new book Open Space: Writer`s Radio Diary.
Jan GranatConsul General
in Kharkiv (2009–2014)
Initiator of a number of conferences, scientific seminars, symposia, exhibitions, ten cooperation agreements signed with universities and scientific institutions of Poland.