07 Jan 2014

International Academic Community in Solidarity with Ukraine

Reports of violence and human rights abuses against Euromaidan protesters, especially students and academics, has prompted outrage among the international academic community.

A petition initiated by Italian scholar Giovanna Brogi, already has more than two hundred names, just 80 shy of it’s goal. A diverse group of distinguished academics from Ulrich Beck to Slavoj Žižek and ERCAS Senior Fellow Ivan Krastev , and Hertie School of Governance Professor Claus Offe have signed on in solidarity of Ukrainian civil society.

For members of the academic community wishing to sign the petition or for anyone wishing to circulate it,  it is available here.