Vasyl Cherepanyn

Vasyl Cherepanyn is a Ukrainian journalist and lecturer, based in Kyiv. He is the director of the Visual Culture Research Centre, teaches at the Cultural Studies Department of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and edits the Ukrainian edition of Критикa [Political Critique]. Besides organising open debates and artistic events, he was involved in the work of the ‘Open University’ in Maidan Square. He was also one of the organisers of the Post-globalisation Initiative conference held in Kyiv in June 2013. In 2014 Vasyl Cherepanyn co-organized a major conference, Ukraine: Thinking Together. A few weeks ago international media reported that he was brutally beaten by unknown assailants outside Kyiv University.

Information valid as of winter 2014.