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Ukraine and the Challenges of International Law

Five Questions about the Upcoming Conference, 'Ukraine and the Challenges of International Law'

On 4 December 2017 Cambridge Ukrainian Studies and the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) host the international conference Ukraine and the Challenges of International Law: Annexation, Aggression, Cyber Warfare . CRASSH asks us five questions about this special event.

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New Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ukrainian Studies

Since its launch in 2008, Cambridge Ukrainian Studies has taught hundreds of undergraduates and cultivated a dynamic, award-winning postgraduate community. This year we are proud to mark another stage in our development and to announce the arrival of a new Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ukrainian Studies: Dr Ivan Kozachenko.

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Maklena

Cambridge Brings Work of Mykola Kulish to Life

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...

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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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1917 Central Rada Note

Fresh Approaches to the Study of Ukraine's Multilingualism

The fascinating complexity of Ukraine’s linguistic landscape is a subject of study in the new landmark AHRC-funded project Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies (MEITS) . Its dynamic public outreach programme continues on Friday, 24 March 2017 with the interdisciplinary workshop ‘Multilingual (Con)figurations: Catalan and Ukrainian in Dialogue’.

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N. Jaresko

Natalie A. Jaresko to Deliver 2017 Stasiuk Lecture

Which reforms are key to Ukraine's future? 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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Rory Finnin at Chatham House

Ukrainian Identity after EuroMaidan

On 17 January 2017 Rory Finnin (Director, Cambridge Ukrainian Studies; University Senior Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies) joined Ukrainian intellectual Mykola Riabchuk at the Ukraine Forum at Chatham House for a discussion about 'Ukrainian Identity after Euromaidan: Drivers of Change and Impact on Reforms'.

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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 Cambridge Ukrainian Studies programme in the Department of Slavonic Studies.

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Crimean Tatar Workshop

Beyond ‘1944': Cambridge Sheds Light on the Language and Culture of the Crimean Tatars

This week, on 19 and 20 May, postgraduate students will be learning to speak the language in an innovative workshop on Crimean Tatar culture at the University of Cambridge.

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Five Questions about the Upcoming Conference, 'Ukraine and the Challenges of International Law'

20 November 2017

On 4 December 2017 Cambridge Ukrainian Studies and the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) host the international conference Ukraine and the Challenges of International Law: Annexation, Aggression, Cyber Warfare . CRASSH asks us five questions about this special event.

New Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ukrainian Studies

10 November 2017

Since its launch in 2008, Cambridge Ukrainian Studies has taught hundreds of undergraduates and cultivated a dynamic, award-winning postgraduate community. This year we are proud to mark another stage in our development and to announce the arrival of a new Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ukrainian Studies: Dr Ivan Kozachenko.