Dr. Lina Klymenko
Researcher, Adjunct Professor
Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland
Postal address: P.O. Box 111, FI-80101 Joensuu, Finland
Phone: + 358 50 593 1307
- 2016 Adjunct Professor (Docent) in Social and Public Policy
University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland
- 2009 Ph.D. in Political Science
University of Vienna, Austria
- 2003 M.A. in German
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
- 2000 Diploma in German, English, and Comparative Literature (Honors)
Teacher Training University of Poltava, Ukraine
2012–present, Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland
- Adjunct Lecturer in Political Science
2012–present, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
2011–present, Department of Political Science, University of Vienna, Austria
- Adjunct Lecturer in Ukrainian and Russian languages
2009–2012, Language Centre, University of Vienna, Austria
- Politics of Memory in Europe
- EU's Eastern Neighbourhood: Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine
- Post-Soviet Transition to Democracy and Authoritarianism
- Ukrainian Foreign Policy
Visiting research and teaching fellowships
- August-October 2015: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, Canada
- December 2014: Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
- May 2014: Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology, Lisbon University Institute, Lisbon, Portugal
- November 2013: Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research, Braunschweig, Germany
- October 2013: Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
- April 2013: Department of History, Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
- March 2013: Centre for the Study of Political Change, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
- November 2012: Centre for EU-Russia Studies, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
- Coming to Terms with the Stalinist Past: What Citizens Think in Georgia, Russia & Ukraine, principal investigator, 2014–2017, funded by the Academy of Finland, Finland
- Re-Integration of Ukraine into Europe, participating researcher, 2006–2009, funded by the University of Vienna, Austria
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
2016: Nation-Building and Presidential Rhetoric in Belarus. Journal of Language and Politics, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 727−747.
2016: Narrating the Second World War: History Textbooks and Nation-Building in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 36–57.
2016: The Holodomor Law and the National Trauma Construction in Ukraine. Canadian Slavonic Papers, vol. 58, no. 4, pp. 341–361.
2015: World War II or Great Patriotic War Remembrance? Crafting the Nation in Commemorative Speeches of Ukrainian Presidents. National Identities, vol. 44, no. 5, pp. 756–777.
2014: "Involve me, and I will understand": How to Engage Students in Political Science Classes. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft (ÖZP), vol. 3, pp. 293–304.
2014: World War II in Ukrainian School History Textbooks: Mapping the Discourse of the Past. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, vol. 44, no. 5, pp. 756–777.
2012: Determinants of Positive Attitudes towards an Authoritarian Regime: The Case of Belarus (with Sergiu Gherghina). Soviet and Post-Soviet Review, vol. 39, pp. 249–270.
2012: Why Look Back? Citizens' Attitudes towards the Communist Regime in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine (with Sergiu Gherghina). Problems of Post-Communism, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 55–65.
Book Chapters and Books
2017: Transitional Justice and the Revision of History Textbooks: The 1932–33 Famine in Ukraine. Transitional Justice and the Former Soviet Union: Reviewing the Past and Looking Toward the Future, ed. by C. M. Horne and L. Stan. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. (forthcoming.)
2017: Cutting the Umbilical Cord: A Narrative of the National Past and Future in Ukrainian De-Communization Policy. Law and Memory: Addressing Historical Injustice by Law, ed. by U. Belavusau and A. Gliszczyńska-Grabias. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. (forthcoming.)
2017: The Language of Party Programs and Billboards: An Example of the 2014 Parliamentary Election Campaign in Ukraine. Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics, ed. by R. Wodak and B. Forchtner. Abingdon: Routledge. (forthcoming.)
2012: Citizens' Perceptions of the Political Regime in Post-Soviet Belarus (with Sergiu Gherghina). Belarus and its Neighbors: Historical Perceptions and Political Constructs, ed. by A. Łahvinec and T. Čulickaya. Warsaw: Łazarski University, pp. 215–223.
2012: Разом: Ukrainisch für Anfänger und Anfängerinnen (with Jan Kurzidim). Vienna: Verlag Holzhausen.
2009: What Holds Ukraine and Poland Together? On External and Internal Factors of the Ukrainian-Polish Relations. Ukraine on its Way to Europe, ed. by J. Besters-Dilger. Peter Lang: Frankfurt am Main, pp. 253–274.
Articles in Other Scientific Journals
2013: Mourning or Celebration? Commemoration of the Battle of Poltava and the Politics of History in Ukraine. East/West Journal, vol. 15, pp. 179–190.
2009: Der Holodomor und die ukrainische Geschichtspolitik (Holodomor and Ukrainian Politics of History) (with Anne-Katrin Lang). Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik, no. 11, pp. 93–102.
2016: Historische Narrative und nationale Identität: Der Zweite Weltkrieg in russischen und ukrainischen Geschichtslehrbüchern (Historical Narratives and National Identity: WWII in Russian and Ukrainian History Textbooks). Ukraine-Analysen, no. 162, Research Centre for East European Studies, University of Bremen, Germany.
2013: Making Sense of World War II: How Russian and Ukrainian Textbooks Foster National Identities, EU-Russia Papers, no. 7, Centre for EU-Russia Studies, University of Tartu, Estonia.
2011: Polen und die Ukraine: Pragmatismus schreitet voran (Poland and Ukraine: Pragmatism Steps Forward). Ukraine-Analysen, no. 97, Research Centre for East European Studies, University of Bremen, Germany
2013: Kübler, E. Europäische Erinnerungspolitik: Der Europarat und die Erinnerung an den Holocaust. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2012. Politische Vierteljahresschrift, vol. 3, pp. 18–19.
2012: Urban, M. Cultures of Power in Post-Communist Russia. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. CEU Political Science Journal, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 500–502.
2012: Halman, L. and Voicu, M. Mapping Value Orientations in Central and Eastern Europe. Leiden: Brill, 2010. CEU Political Science Journal, vol. 7, no. 2, 2012, pp. 233–235.