International Symposium 3R: "Five years after the Maidan: post-revolution evolution"


Lundi 16.09.19 - Mardi 17.09.19


Auditorium Copernicus
Natolin (Warsaw) Campus
ul. Nowoursynowska 84
PL-02/797 Warszawa

On 16 and 17 September 2019, the College of Europe in Natolin hosted the International Symposium:

“Five years after the Maidan: post-revolution evolution”

The symposium presented the findings of the research project "Three revolutions: a study of mass protest in Ukraine" (3R Project), implemented by the College of Europe in Natolin in partnership with such reputable institutions as the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the University of Warsaw, the University College of London, Centre d'etudes des mondes Russe Caucasien et Centre Europeen (CNRS-EHESS), Paris, and the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Alberta, among others. The project’s academic publication, which includes a collection of source materials and an edited volume of original research material, was presented during the symposium.

Participants of the symposium included former Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Pavlo KLIMKIN, former and current members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine’s parliament): Mr Mykola KNYAZHYTSKYI, Mr Nikita POTURAYEV and Mr Sviatoslav YURASH; as well as leading academics in the sphere of Eastern European and Ukrainian studies, including: Dr Yevhen MAHDA, Dr Olga ONUCH, Dr James SHERR, Dr Andrew WILSON and Dr Kataryna WOLCZUK, among many other leading experts.

Together with the principal investigators of the 3R Project — Professors Georges MINK and Paweł KOWAL — the symposium participants explored the reasons behind the recent political developments in Ukraine and the role that the protests have played in the process of elite change, which is currently taking place in the country.

To learn more about the project, please visit


The full program with the list of guests of the symposium can be found here.


Languages of the conference are English, Polish and Ukrainian.


The conference was live-streamed on this website in English and Ukrainian. Live-stream in English was also available on our Facebook page and Youtube channel.



The content and media partner for the symposium is New Eastern Europe — a bimonthly journal published by the Jan Nowak-Jeziorański College of Eastern Europe in Wrocław.