Alexander Tymczuk

Guest Researcher

Telemark Research Institute

E-mail: alexander.tymczuk@gmail.com

Phone: +47 93 29 36 37


ABOUT

Alexander Tymczuk is a Norwegian-Ukrainian social scientist, who has been doing research on Ukraine and Ukrainian social conditions since the beginning of the 2000s. In his master’s thesis, he studied personal relationships and so-called “blat”, or informal favours in post-Soviet Ukraine. His doctoral dissertation deals with children of Ukrainian labour migrants. He has also followed closely the church situation in Ukraine.


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Ukrainian labour migration, church conflict, childhood studies, dark tourism



SELECTED PUBLICATIONS ON UKRAINE

  • Tymczuk, Alexander. “Bringing the virus back home: Media representations of Ukrainian labour migrants in a time of pandemic”. East European Politics and Societies: and cultures (2021): 1-22.doi:10.1177/08883254211018770
  • Tymczuk, Alexander. “The morality of transnationalism: children of Ukrainian labor migrants write about migration, homeland and abroad” Children’s Geographies 11, no 4 (2013): 490-503.
  • Leifsen, Esben and Tymczuk, Alexander. “Care at a distance: Ukrainian and Ecuadorian transnational parenthood from Spain”. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 38, no 2 (2012): 219-236.