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Valeria Korablyova, Ph.D.

Valeria Korablyova is Professor of Philosophy at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and URIS Fellow at the University of Basel. She holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University (2006), where she subsequently worked as Assistant Professor and Associate Professor. In 2015 she obtained the Habilitation from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Valeria Korablyova has been holding a number of international fellowships. She has been Visiting Fellow at Stanford University (Carnegie Research Fellowship Program, 2014-15), at the IWM, Vienna (Ukraine in European Dialogue Project, 2015-16), at the University of Warsaw (FIAL Open Society Foundations Global Dialogues Project, 2016-17), and at the Charles University (Prague Civil Society Centre Fellowship, 2017). In 2017-18 she is teaching a course at the University of Basel titled “Untimely nation: Ukraine in East Central Europe”, while being also a Guest Professor at the Charles University.

Her latest book Social Meanings of Ideology (Kyiv University, 2014) covers ideological transformations of European modernity, including the rise of market rationality and emerging alternatives to it, revealing the Maidan uprising in Ukraine as a peculiar case herewith. Her research interests include post-Soviet transformations and nation-building in Ukraine and East Central Europe.