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Andrii Smytsniuk

Slavonic Section marks arrival of Andrii Smytsniuk, first permanent Ukrainian Language Teaching Officer

The Slavonic Section and Cambridge Ukrainian Studies are pleased to announce that Andrii Smytsniuk will be joining the staff of the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics. Andrii has been hired as the Slavonic Section's first full-time Ukrainian Language Teaching Officer and will lead the development of...

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Former Cambridge Slavonic alumna Emily Sherwin is now Moscow correspondent for Deutsche Welle.

Former Cambridge Slavonic alumna Emily Sherwin is now Moscow correspondent for Deutsche Welle. Emily is one of many of our graduates who, over the years, have gone on to careers in journalism. You can follow Emily on twitter here: https://twitter.com/EmilyCSherwin .

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Peter Reddaway Photograph Collection (MS Russ 78). Houghton Library, Harvard University

Cambridge University article features research of Dr Rebecca Reich

Fantastic piece showcasing Dr Rebecca Reich's recent publication, 'State of Madness: Psychiatry, Literature and Dissent after Stalin'.

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Stasiuk Lecture, 1 March 2019, Peterhouse College

Dr Uliana Suprun, the Minister of Health of Ukraine, to deliver 2019 Stasiuk Lecture

Dr Ulana Suprun , the Minister of Health of Ukraine, will deliver the 17th Annual Cambridge Stasiuk Lecture in Contemporary Ukrainian Studies at the University of Cambridge on Friday, 1 March 2019 at 5.30pm . The lecture entitled Inspiring Social Transformation – From Soviet Decay to a National Health Service for Ukraine will take place in the Theatre of Peterhouse College.

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Exhibit

Out of the Shadows: An Exhibition at the University Library

An exhibition of previously unknown autographs of some of the leading writers of Russian post-1917 emigration curated by Vera Tsareva-Brauner opened in the University Library on 5 November 2018.

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Vazir-Mukhtar editions

Editing the Work of Absent Translator

In July 2018 Look Multimedia (London) published the first ever translation of Yury Tynianov’s Death of The Vazir Mukhtar into English. (Translated by Susan Causey. Translation editor: Vera Tsareva-Brauner).

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Slavonic Studies Section Hosts Sold-Out Alumni Day

The Slavonic Studies Section at the University of Cambridge hosted an exciting Alumni Day on 23 September to celebrate the work of Senior Language Teaching Officer Natasha Franklin, who retired at the end of the month. The sold-out event at Sidney Sussex College brought together an enthusiastic group of graduates from across the generations, who reengaged and renewed their interest and passion in Slavonic languages and cultures.

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Maklena

'Brilliantly original': Night Train Theatre and Cambridge Revive the Work of Mykola Kulish

A brilliantly original and powerfully acted revival of Mykola Kulish’s controversial 1933 play Maklena Grasa is playing to packed houses in London. It is a product of work in the Cambridge Ukrainian Studies programme in the Slavonic Studies Section at Cambridge.

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Natalia Sutta

Natalia Sutta (1921-2018)

Natalia Iosipovna Sutta ("Mrs Sutta") died last Saturday evening at her home in Cambridge. She was 96½. She taught Russian language at Cambridge University from 1970 to 1991. There will be a small family gathering, celebrating her life, at 9.15am on Thursday 19 July, at Cambridge City Crematorium, Small Chapel. All are welcome to join to remember this remarkable lady.

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Slavonic Studies Staff Shines Again in Student-Led Teaching Awards

Lecturer in Polish Studies Dr Stanley Bill has won the 2018 award for Outstanding Lecturer in the Annual Student-Led Teaching Awards organised by the Cambridge University Student Union (CUSU), which is the representative body for all students in the University.

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