Political scientist, writer Ivan Krastev to speak on Russian invasion of Ukraine


The EU Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will host political scientist and author Ivan Krastev for a lecture on how the Russian invasion of Ukraine is reshaping the political imagination of Europe by replacing the Cold War narrative of the past decades while increasing geopolitical tensions and threatening the sovereignty of European nation-states.

The lecture, titled “Russia’s War in Ukraine: Reimagining the East-West Divide in Europe,” will be held Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in room 300 of the Levis Center, 919 W. Illinois St., Urbana.

The event is free and open to the public, and also will be livestreamed at https://ensemble.illinois.edu/Watch/Krastev.

For more information, please see the News Bureau article here.