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Trust and war:
How do they establish trust in the army?
20 October
Sheptytsky Center
room 127

Is it essential for the military in general? In what ways can people develop trusting relationships while risking their lives on a battlefield? What is the foundation of trust in the circumstances of hybrid information war when everything is too uncertain?



Andriy Zelinskyi

Priest of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church; belongs to the Society of Jesus and serves as a chaplain. An alumnus of the St. Basil College (Connecticut, US), Pontificia Universita Gregoriana (Rome, Italy), and the National Kyiv Mohyla Academy. In his academic and spiritual work focuses on relations between Christian faith and contemporary culture; the ideology of the national security; and religious needs of the military. Since 2014, actively provides counseling and support for Ukrainian military forces in Slavyansk, Kramatorsk, Pisky, Debaltsevo, and Mariupol (Donetsk oblast).

Taras Hryvul

A historian and academic by vocation, Taras Hryvul fought in the ranks of the Ukrainian military forces in 2014 and 2015; after his return from ATO, serves as an officer and professor at the National Petro Sahaidachnyi Military Academy.