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Research and Resources

Cambridge Ukrainian Studies Resources

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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Latest News

Cambridge Explores Ukraine’s ‘Multilinguality’

6 November 2018

On 19 October 2018, Cambridge hosted the international conference Engaging Multilinguality: Language, Identity and National Cohesion in Ukraine , which was funded by the AHRC-funded project ‘Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies’ (MEITS) with support from Cambridge Ukrainian Studies. Convened by Rory Finnin and Ivan Kozachenko, the conference sought to examine language diversity in Ukraine from a host of disciplinary perspectives.

Cambridge Ukrainian Studies in 2018-19: Exciting Transitions

2 October 2018

Dr Olenka Pevny is succeeding Dr Rory Finnin as Director of the Cambridge Ukrainian Studies programme from 2 October 2018. Finnin, who will be on sabbatical leave from 2018-20 to complete a series of research projects, is the Founding Director of Cambridge Ukrainian Studies, an academic centre launched in 2008 to advance new approaches to the study of Ukraine.