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Day I: Thursday 16 September

Venue: Freie Universität Berlin, Henry-Ford-Bau, Lecture Hall A (Hörsaal A)

9:00 – 12:30

Info-Session I: Highlights of the German-Ukrainian academic cooperation

9:00 Welcoming remarks
9:15 – 12:30 Cooperation highlights: From student exchanges to joint research projects (selected tandem talks/ presentations/ testimonials)
12:30 – 14:00 Networking lunch, Poster/ Video-presentations of joint projects and other relevant activities in Berlin and Brandenburg
14:00 – 16:30 Info-Session II: Ukrainian Studies Research and other Ukraine-related activities

Target groups: students, researchers, science managers, representatives of funding organizations, leadership of universities/research institutes, VIP representatives from politics, interested general public

16:30 – 21:00 Festive networking reception
16:30 Registration/ Networking coffee-break
17:00 Welcoming remarks
17:30 Final of the 5th UKRAINET PhD Thesis Presentation Contest (up to 6 finalists, 5 min. each)

Keynote Talk: Prof. Dr. Serhii Plokhii, Mykhailo S. Hrushevs'kyi Professor of Ukrainian History/ Director, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University
“Beyond the Gates of Europe: Placing Ukraine in the Framework of European History”


Award ceremony of the PhD Contest
Musical Interlude


Networking Reception


End of the Day I

Day II: Friday 17 September

Venue: Freie Universität Berlin, Henry-Ford-Bau, Lecture Halls A and B (Hörsäle A and B)

9:30 Networking coffee-break
10:00 – 12:30 Info-session III: Funding opportunities to support German-Ukrainian cooperation in science, research and higher education (presentations/ world-café style session by representatives of funding organizations)
12:30 – 13:30  Networking lunch
13:30 End of the public event
14:00 – 17:00 DUAG Annual Meeting (for members only)