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Research Projects

Cambridge Ukrainian Studies engages in leading interdisciplinary research on the culture and society of Ukraine. It organises this research into six broad projects:

The Cambridge Ukrainian Studies Podcast

A regular series featuring lectures and discussions about Ukrainian culture and society with scholars, students, and artists around the world. It is also available on iTunesU.

Videos

Event Programme Archive

 

Ukrainian Studies Travel Grants

For students in Papers SL 9 and SL 10 who wish to travel to Ukraine over the Christmas or Easter vacations to improve their Ukrainian language skills and explore contemporary Ukrainian culture first-hand, Cambridge Ukrainian Studies offers a select number of small grants to help defray the cost of airfare.

'Not knowing Ukrainian would have denied me access to all of the experiences I prized most about my trip. Letting the language fall from usage, or from academic interest, would be to fossilize and bury a nation that has so much to offer.' A 2011-12 travel grant recipient

'My time in Ukraine was incredibly valuable in many senses and did not only back up the cultural knowledge needed for Paper SL 9. Talking to people personally helped me to understand the inequalities of European immigration legislation, which is biased against Ukraine; socio-linguistic issues; and the way politics impacts on everyday business decisions.' A 2009-10 travel grant recipient 

Ukrainian Studies Online Resources

selection of links to websites that may be useful to students of Ukraine. The listing of a link does not imply any endorsement by the University of Cambridge.

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Cambridge Brings Work of Mykola Kulish to Life

8 June 2017

Mykola Kulish’s play Maklena Grasa is the story of a thirteen year-old girl who dreams of life in the Soviet Union and struggles to distinguish reality from fantasy. In September 1933, under the direction of Les Kurbas, it was performed at gunpoint before a crowd of GPU agents, the Repertoire Committee and Politburo of...

Crimea: Centre of Gravity in the Black Sea

5 April 2017

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.