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Cambridge Ukrainian Studies

Cambridge Ukrainian Studies, an academic centre at the University of Cambridge, aims to promote and contribute to the study of Ukraine in the United Kingdom and beyond. It is committed to deepening public understanding of Ukraine and to advancing fresh, innovative approaches to research on the largest country within Europe, a critical crossroads between 'East' and 'West' with a rich historical, linguistic, and cultural inheritance.

While its primary focus is on the literature and culture of Ukraine, Cambridge Ukrainian Studies seeks to explore – and challenge – conventional notions of disciplinary and geographical borders and to foster a lively exchange between artists, scholars, politicians, and the wider public, as well as between institutions of higher learning in Ukraine, Europe, and North America.

 

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

19 August 2019

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...

Virlana Tkacz and Waldemart Klyuzko to deliver the the Ninth Annual Cambridge Vsesvit Evening on Kurbas and 1920s Avant-garde Theatre in Ukraine

29 April 2019

We are honoured to welcome Virlana Tkacz and Waldemart Klyuzko to deliver the the Ninth Annual Cambridge Vsesvit Evening on Thursday 9 May 2019 . A lecture with images, entitled KURBAS: 1920s Avant-garde Theatre in Ukraine , will take place in St Catherine’s College Ramsden Room at 5.30pm . It will be followed by a question and answer session and a wine reception.