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Petro Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellow in Ukrainian Politics, Culture, and Society, 2008-2009

natalka patyurko

Natalka Patsiurko (PhD Sociology, McGill) was the first Petro Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellow. While at CERES in 2008-2009, Natalka Patsiurko  conducted research on "Labour Migration as a Strategy of Informal Economy in Post-Communist Ukraine" and taught a half-year graduate level course on "Social Problems in the Contemporary Ukrainian Society". The course addressed issues of creating functioning institutions of democracy, market economy and open society in contemporary Ukraine. Natalka actively participated in the academic life of the Centre by giving several talks on the topic of her research, participating in international conferences and inviting guest speakers. She also presented the results of her research to Ukrainian-Canadian community in Toronto as well as to Ukrainian immigrant association "The Forth Wave". After finishing her term at CERES, Natalka spent the summer 2009 in Ukraine continuing her research at the Kyiv Mohyla Academy and Lviv University. She later taught Undergraduate courses on Social Problems at Concordia University's Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Currently Natalka is a Research Fellow at the School of Social Sciences at University of Aberdeen, UK.




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