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The Annual Cambridge Stasiuk Lecture in Contemporary Ukrainian Studies

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Initiated in 2003, the annual Stasiuk Lecture in Contemporary Ukrainian Studies explores the internal dynamics and international implications of events in today's Ukraine and features the foremost experts in the fields of Ukrainian politics, history, and society. 

The event is organized by Cambridge Ukrainian Studies with the support of the Cambridge Ukrainian Society. From 2003 to 2010, the lecture was generously supported by the Stasiuk Programme for Contemporary Ukrainian Studies at the University of Alberta. The name of the lecture honours this support and collaboration.


2019

Dr Uliana Suprun
Acting Minister of Health Care of Ukraine 

'Inspiring Social Transformation - From Soviet Decay to a National Health Service for Ukraine'

2018

Mark von Hagen
Professor of History, Arizona State University

'Brest-Litovsk and the Making of Modern Ukraine and Russia'

2017

Natalie A. Jaresko
Former Minister of Finance of Ukraine (2014-16)

'Ukraine in Transition'

2016

Nataliya Gumenyuk
hromadske.tv

'Media in a Time of Revolution and Information Warfare: Lessons from the Ukrainian-Russian Conflict'

2015

Professor Timothy Snyder
Yale University

'The Fog of Memory: From the Great Fatherland War to Russia's Invasion of Ukraine'

2014

Professor George Grabowicz
Harvard University

'Taras Shevchenko: The Making of the National Poet'

2013

Dr Oksana Zabuzhko

'Being a Writer in Contemporary Ukraine: Drawing the Landscape While Standing on a Powerboat'

2012

Dr Andrii Portnov
Humboldt University

'Lieu de non-mémoire: A Ukrainian City and Its Russian, Jewish and Soviet Traces'

2011

Dr Serhii Plokhii
Harvard University

'The Ghosts of Yalta: Ukraine and the Religious Division of Europe'

2010

Dr Gwendolyn Sasse
University of Oxford

'Simply Ukraine: A Nation, State and Democracy without Adjectives'

2009

Dr Olena Prystayko
EU-Russia Centre, Brussels

'The EU-Ukraine-Russia Triangle: Is There Room for a Workable Relationship?'

2008

Dr Serhy Yekelchyk
University of Victoria

'What Does the Word "Nation" in "Ukrainian Nation" Stand For?'

2007

Dr Andrew Wilson
University College London (SSEES)

'After the Orange Revolution: The Nature of Post-Soviet Democracy in Ukraine and Russia'

2006

Dr Alla Yaroshinskaya
Ecological Charity Fund

'The Big Lie: Chernobyl 20 Years On'

2005

Dr Dominique Arel
University of Ottawa

'The "Orange Revolution": Analysis and Implications of the 2004 Presidential Elections in Ukraine'

2004

Dr Yaroslav Hrytsak
Institute for Historical Research (L'viv)
Ukrainian Catholic University (L'viv)
Central European University (Budapest)

'On the Relevance and Irrelevance of Nationalism in Ukraine'

2003

Professor Roman Szporluk
Harvard University

'The Making of Modern Ukraine: The European Dimension'

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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.