Sviatoslav Vakarchuk to be a visiting scholar in Stanford

Source : 112 Ukraine

The leader of one of the most popular bands in Ukraine is to give lectures on Ukraine and study at the same time
23:11, 25 September 2017


Sviatoslav Vakarchuk is coming to Stanford for the fall quarter as a visiting scholar, according to the statement by the Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

 “Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is pleased to welcome Sviatoslav Vakarchuk as a visiting scholar for the fall quarter,” the statement says.

Vakarchuk, lead singer of Okean Elzy and civic activist, also holds a doctorate degree in theoretical physics from the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. In Stanford, he will give open lectures on Ukraine and be a student as well.

“We look forward to welcoming Slava Vakarchuk to the CDDRL community this fall,” said Francis Fukuyama the Mosbacher director of CDDRL. “His presence will add a great deal towards our understanding of Ukraine's democratic transition.”

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