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University Week on Ukraine: Inform, Tell, Resist Conference and Cultural Events

“The responsibility of universities is also to show that despite the war, they remain spaces of peace, dialogue, debates, places where we can meet and continue to bring knowledge and culture to life. » Sophie Wauquier, vice-president for international relations at Paris 8 University, in Saint-Denis, summarizes the objectives of the exceptional week that the campus has chosen to devote to Ukraine, its researchers and artists, from 13 to 18 november.

The meetings are open to all and free. This Monday, for example, several groups will perform during a concert which will begin at 7:30 p.m. (amphi -great. Tuesday, at 6 p.m., readings will pay tribute to the work of the poet and journalist Vasyl Stus, who died in the gulag in 1985.

“Inform, tell, resist”

In addition, there are several exhibitions visible throughout the week, the openings of which will take place this Monday, at 5 p.m., with their authors, Max Sydorenko and Pinhas Fishel who have taken up residence in their studio in Aubervilliers. A series of artistic performances around dance, poetry and theater is planned for Thursday, November 16, with Rita Lira, Kseniia Onishchenko, Let the body speak project.

At the heart of this special session, an international conference will address the theme over two days, November 14 and 15: “Inform, tell, resist: narratives and regime of truth in war situations”. It was set up with the teams of Paris 8 and Constantin Sigov, Ukrainian philosopher, hosted as a researcher and teacher for a year at the University of Saint-Denis, until January 2024. His presence is within the framework of the Pause program which supports, within higher education in France, scientists and artists in exile.

The Mohyla Academy in kyiv, to which Constantin Sigov is attached, is associated with this week on Ukraine, as is the Igor Sikorsky Polytechnic Institute in kyiv.

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