Author: Oleksiy Musiyezdov

OLEKSIY MUSIYEZDOV holds a PhD in sociology and is a professor in the Department of Sociology at V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine. His scholarship was recognized with an I. M. Popova Award in 2009. In 2017 he was awarded the president of Ukraine’s grant for the research project “Traditional, Modern and Postmodern Values in a Ukrainian Megapolis (the Case of Kharkiv).” Since 2014 he has received research and publication grants from the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS), University of Alberta. He is the author of "Mis’ka identychnist’ u (post)suchasnomu mehapolisi: ukrains'kyi dosvid" ("Urban Identity in (Post)modern Megapolis: Ukrainian Experience" (V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, 2016). His recent research projects include “Practices of the Self-Representation of Multinational Cities in the Industrial and Post- Industrial Era” (funded by the Kowalski Program and the Contemporary Ukrainian Studies Program, CIUS) and “Ukrainian Geopolitical Fault-line Cities: Urban Identities, Geopolitics and Urban Policy” (funded by the NORRUS Program of the Research Council of Norway). His main interests are cultural, urban, and identity studies, IT, and the migration of highly qualified specialists.

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