27/09/2023
12:00 - 13:00
FEPS HQ, Brussels
‘Europe and the war in Ukraine’ book launch
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More than one year and a half after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, when emotional fatigue and disengagement may start showing up, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) invites you to get stimulus for an informed debate about Ukraine’s future in Europe.

Watch here the roundtable that took place with the editors and some of the authors of the book ‘Europe and the war in Ukraine. From Russian aggression to a new Eastern policy’. 

This book provides more than just an in-depth analysis. It is one of the first attempts to put the pieces of a comprehensive mosaic together.

The Russian aggression against Ukraine in February 2022 shook the world and caused immense suffering and destruction in the invaded country. Our ambition with the book ‘Europe and the war in Ukraineis to track these developments concerning the key aspects of the war from a European perspective.

Chapters cover the background of Russian aggression, the role of the US, China and BRICS, the impact on the Ukrainian economy, society and politics, and sectoral questions like military capacities, gas and grain markets, media, as well as reconstruction.

Beyond the causes and consequences of the war, we explore how Europe, and more specifically, the EU, perform in the conflict, which will determine the future of our continent in many ways.

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'Europe and the war in Ukraine' book launch

Agenda

Welcome remarks by FEPS Secretary General and co-editor of the book, László Andor.

Introduction of the book by authors:

  • André Gerrits is a Professor of International Studies and Global Politics at Leiden University
  • Jack Thompson is a Lecturer in American Studies at the University of Amsterdam
  • Ireneusz Bil is the Chairman of the Amicus Europae Foundation
  • Andriy Korniychuk is FEPS Policy Analyst on International Relations

Questions and answers with the audience
Closing remarks by FEPS Vice-President and co-editor of the book, Uwe Optenhögel.

Moderator Ania Skrzypek, FEPS Director for Research and Training.

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