Vasyl Cherepanyn

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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 Open University’s work on the 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-organised a major conference, entitled Ukraine: Thinking Together. Later in 2014, he was brutally beaten by assailants who were opposed to his politics.

Information valid as of winter 2014.