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STRATNARRA

Russia's strategic narrative of the West: A study of influence in Ukraine

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Project "STRATNARRA" data sheet

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Coordinator
ROYAL HOLLOWAY AND BEDFORD NEW COLLEGE 

Organization address
address: EGHAM HILL UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
city: EGHAM
postcode: TW20 0EX
website: http://www.rhul.ac.uk

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 Coordinator Country United Kingdom [UK]
 Total cost 243˙934 €
 EC max contribution 243˙934 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2014
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-GF
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-09-01   to  2018-08-31

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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    ROYAL HOLLOWAY AND BEDFORD NEW COLLEGE UK (EGHAM) coordinator 243˙934.00
2    NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF KYIV-MOHYLA ACADEMY UA (KYIV) partner 0.00

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 Project objective

This project investigates the relationship between mass communication and influence in 21st Century international relations. It does so through a study of Russia’s official and media narratives about the West and their reception in Ukraine. Success in today’s information age is said to depend on ‘whose story wins’. Emerging powers such as Russia have developed various policies and instruments under the banner of ‘soft power’ to challenge Western hegemony in global media discourse. The projection of counter-hegemonic narratives has been documented extensively, yet we still understand little about their reception and the extent of their influence among target audiences. Anti-Western narratives have been a distinguishing feature of the Russian public sphere during Vladimir Putin’s third presidential term. The narratives of Russian politicians and state media characterize ‘the West’ as a destabilizing force which backs, even orchestrates, illegitimate regime change. Russian narratives are easily accessible among some audiences in Ukraine for reasons of language and overlapping media environments. This project employs a survey, focus groups and interviews to study the assimilation or otherwise of negative narratives about the West among Ukrainians. It concentrates on three groups as case studies: MPs, a regional business community and students from a regional university. The project’s principal goal is to identify factors which condition assimilation of anti-Western ideas from Russian strategic narratives, in order to explain when and why they are accepted or eschewed. A second goal is to advance research on power and communication in international affairs by applying the new conceptual framework of ‘strategic narrative’ in a detailed empirical study. Thirdly, the project aims to generate practical insights to help improve the effectiveness of EU engagement with Ukraine. A secondment to the UK Foreign Office is incorporated to facilitate knowledge exchange.

 Publications

year authors and title journal last update
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2017 Joanna Szostek
Nothing Is True? The Credibility of News and Conflicting Narratives during “Information War” in Ukraine
published pages: 116-135, ISSN: 1940-1612, DOI: 10.1177/1940161217743258
The International Journal of Press/Politics 23/1 2019-06-11
2017 Joanna Szostek
The Power and Limits of Russia’s Strategic Narrative in Ukraine: The Role of Linkage
published pages: 379-395, ISSN: 1537-5927, DOI: 10.1017/s153759271700007x
Perspectives on Politics 15/02 2019-06-11

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