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18th Annual American Studies Program

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The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv is pleased to announce the 18th Annual American Studies program, to be held at American House Kyiv, August 29-31th. This year’s theme is “Constitutional Law: Democracy in Progress.” Ukrainian professors, university lecturers, researchers and MA/PhD students of law, public policy, history, sociology, international relations, American studies, or related fields, are encouraged to apply.

The program will involve a mix of lectures, debates, case studies, and seminars, to gain a better understanding of U.S. constitutional history, current issues and teaching methods.

Anna Conley, a Senior Civil Deputy in the Missoula County Attorney's Office in Missoula, Montana and adjunct professor at the University of Montana School of Law and Political Science Department, will be leading the program. Her areas of expertise include human rights, comparative law, international law, constitutional law and complex civil litigation. She teaches Global Perspectives Law, a comparative law course that covers the four major legal traditions of the world, and International Law and Organizations.

The deadline to apply is July 23. Selected applicants will be notified by August 1. For participants coming from outside of Kyiv, the U.S. Embassy, in partnership with America House, will cover travel and lodging.