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Cambridge Polish Studies signing

Cambridge Becomes a Permanent Home for Polish Studies

The Department of Slavonic Studies is pleased to announce that Polish language, literature and culture will be a permanent feature of the University of Cambridge’s research and teaching following the signing of an agreement with the University of Warsaw on 14 July 2017.
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Slavonic Outreach event

Become Heroes of Our Time!

Study Russian and join the Department of Slavonic Studies at the University of Cambridge! A special outreach event for secondary school students in Years 11 and 12 will be held on Saturday, 1 July 2017 , Selwyn College, University of Cambridge.
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Crimea: Centre of Gravity in the Black Sea

Crimea: Centre of Gravity in the Black Sea

In 2014 Ukraine’s Autonomous Republic of Crimea dominated headlines around the world. Since then it has largely receded from view – despite an ongoing Russian military build-up on the peninsula and crackdowns on Crimean Tatar civil society. On 21 April 2017 the international workshop ‘Crimea: Centre of Gravity in the Black Sea’ returns the peninsula and its environs to the centre of attention.
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The Anthony Cross Essay Prize in Russian Studies

Fitzwilliam College is pleased to announce the inaugural competition for the Anthony Cross Essay Prize in Russian Studies. It is open to students in Year 12 or the Lower 6th. It is not limited to students already studying Russian history or Russian language: any student with an interest in the topic is welcome to submit an essay to the competition.
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Catalan and Ukrainian in Dialogue

International Workshop ‘Multilingual (Con)figurations: Catalan and Ukrainian in dialogue’

As part of the OWRI Project, Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies, we are pleased to invite you to the event Multilingual (Con)figurations: Catalan and Ukrainian in Dialogue, 09:30-14:00 Friday 24 March 2017, The Wine Room, King’s College, University of Cambridge.
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Call for Applications - Cambridge Postgraduate Workshop in Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies: Latini—Graeci—Rutheni

Calling all UK-based graduate students and scholars in medieval history and culture : Cambridge Ukrainian Studies, a programme of the Department of Slavonic Studies at the University of Cambridge, is hosting a workshop entitled Latini—Graeci—Rutheni .
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N. Jaresko

Natalie A. Jaresko to Deliver 2017 Stasiuk Lecture

It has been twenty five years since Ukraine regained its independence, and the transition to democracy, rule of law and a competitive market economy is still underway. The last three years have seen more reform than the previous twenty, but much remains to be done to improve real wages, boost domestic and foreign investment, and enhance health and education services in Ukraine. Which reforms are key to the country's future? Is the reform process irreversible? What are the risks to reform, both domestically and internationally? On Friday, 24 February 2017, Natalie A. Jaresko answers all of these questions and more in the Fifteenth Annual Cambridge Stasiuk Lecture in Contemporary Ukrainian Studies.
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Cambridge Slavonic Studies Outreach Event

Slavonic Department Hosts Outreach Event for Secondary Students

On 2 July 2016 the Department of Slavonic Studies welcomed an enthusiastic group of secondary school students in Years 11 and 12 to Cambridge for a day of language taster sessions and rich presentations in literature, film and culture. Designed for students who are already studying Russian as well as for students just...
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Post-‘Brexit’, Our Mandate Is More Urgent Than Ever

Now more than ever, it is the study of language and culture that can combat stereotypes and foster the communicative skill and cross-cultural understanding needed to ensure peaceful and prosperous relations between European states. In the Department of Slavonic Studies, we are steadfast in our commitment to our work in the spheres of teaching and research, which is ranked the best in the United Kingdom.
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Maria Montague and Bohdan Tokarskyi

Cambridge Students Produce New Verbatim Play about Revolution and War in Ukraine

An important new verbatim play about (extra)ordinary people living through revolution and war in Ukraine is a featured selection of the 2016 Hotbed Theatre Festival. The Summer before Everything is the work of two students from the Department of Slavonic Studies.
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