Lviv BookForum took place 6–9 October 2022 with all events available free to view here. Mixing acclaimed Ukrainian writers with world-renowned literary figures, the co-curated programme shared essential stories and facilitated a global conversation around the biggest questions of our time. Part of the UK/Ukraine Season of Culture devised jointly by the British Council and the Ukrainian Institute, you can find the full programme here.
Co-hosted with the Institute of Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna, this event explored how the war has changed people’s concept of Europe. How have the boundaries of Europe been defined previously – geographically, religiously, politically? Can we ever see Russia as a European country once again?
Volodymyr Yermolenko is a philosopher and editor of Ukraine World, an English-language news outlet.
Philippe Sands is an international human rights lawyer and author of East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity.
Tetyana Oharkova is a Ukrainian literary scholar, journalist and essayist.
Chaired by Misha Glenny, British journalist and IWM Rector, author of McMafia and known for his focus on global crime.