Date 25.07.2019 - 27.07.2019
Location Puscha Congress Hotel, Kyiv
Registration Registration Form
Category of participants Participants and Graduates of the Program

Seminar “Path to Justice: Thorns of Morality?”, Kyiv

Do you think about philosophical issues in terms of law? How often do you ask yourself: “Is the philosophy of law important for a practicing lawyer?”, “Is justice possible in the 21st century?”, “What is the difference between positive and natural law?”

On July 25-27, 2019, the Tomorrow’s Lawyer Program is holding its key and most interesting inter-module event this season – a seminar on the philosophy of law on the topic “The path to justice: thorns of morality?”

The seminar will be attended by 21 lawyers – representatives of the three seasons of the program, which were selected by questionnaires. In total, the program received 63 questionnaires!

The experts of the seminar are historians of philosophy:

Andriy Baimeistr:

Doctor of Philosophy, Professor of Theoretical and Practical Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, Kyiv National University after Taras Shevchenko.

Lecturer at the Ukrainian School of Political Studies, Cultural Project, lectures at KMBS. Conducts philosophical master classes. TEDx speaker.

Areas of interest: metaphysics, philosophy of consciousness, political philosophy, philosophy of law. Monographs: “Philosophy of Law” (2007, 2010), “At the sources of thought and being” (2012), “Thomas Aquinas: an introduction to thinking” (2012), “Being and good” (2014), “Introduction to philosophical thinking: intellectual journeys to the country of philosophy ”(2017). He is the scientific editor of the “Ontology” section in the Ukrainian version of the “European Dictionary of Philosophies” (under the direction of Barbara Kassen).

Svitlana Matviyenko:

Chairman of the Board of the Laboratory of Legislative Initiatives, curator of the Ukrainian School of Political Studies.

She received a philosophical education at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (philosophy) and Kyiv National Univercity after Taras Shevchenko (theoretical and practical philosophy). She began her professional career at the Center for Civil Service Institutional Development in 2007. She has been working in the public sector for over 10 years. Expert in political process, parliamentarism and civic education. Research interests include anthropology, political philosophy and modern Western philosophy. Lecturer at the Ukrainian School of Political Studies. Editor-in-Chief of PARLIAMENT Magazine. He is interested in literature and art history.

Mykhailo Koltsov: 

Candidate of Philosophical Sciences, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies of the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, lecturer at USPS.

Former head of the Situation Center of the President of Ukraine. Media analyst, participant of the StopFake project. Specialist in the field of improving the tools of analysis of large arrays of information. Lecturer at the Ukrainian School of Political Studies. Research interests include policy analysis, data visualization, and information security.

The event will be supported by the Embassy of the United States of America in Ukraine.