Prof. Oleh S. Ilnytzkyj, University of Alberta:
”Nikolai Gogol and the Limits of ‘National' Categories”

Prof. Natalia Pylypiuk, University of Alberta:
”The Ideology of Golden Liberty in Early-Modern Ukrainian Culture”

Mykola Riabczuk, Senior research fellow at the Institute of Political and Nationalities’ Studies in Kyiv:
"Farewell to a 'Wonderful Slavonic People'. Russian Intelligentsia and the Ukrainian Question – Coming to Terms"