(Re)defining the Ukrainian–Russian Borderland: The Case of Kharkiv/Kharkov
Volodymyr Kravchenko, Professor, Department of History and Classics; Director, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton.
Rob Steiner, a former Wall Street Journal correspondent and director of fellowships in international journalism at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, interviews Lionel Gelber prize finalist and Harvard professor Serhii Plokhii about his book, 'The Last Empire'.
The Budapest Memorandum of 1994 was breached when Russia annexed Crimea and started a covert invasion of eastern Ukraine in the spring of 2014. The Memorandum signatories failed to deter Russia aggression and to uphold Ukraine’s security and territorial integrity, as had been promised in return for the country’s surrender of its nuclear weapons after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
HURI's Fellowship programs in Ukrainian studies continue to attract international scholars conducting world-class research. These programs are made possible by the generous donations from the Eugene and Daymel Shklar Foundation, the Petro Jacyk Endowed Fund in Ukrainian Bibliography, the Dr. Jaroslaw and Nadia Mihaychuk Fellowship Fund, and the Ukrainian Studies Fund, Inc. Fellowships recipients for the academic year 2014–15 are: Yuliya Ilchuk, Natalia Laas, Nadiya Kravets, Oksana Mikheieva, Roksolana Mykhaylyk, Oksana Mykhed, Viktoriya Sereda, Oxana Shevel, Volodymyr Sklokin, Andriy Zayarnyuk, Orest Zayats and Giorgio Ziffer.
March 16, 2014. Prof. Michael S. Flier, Oleksandr Potebnja Professor of Ukrainian Philology, was interviewed by Britt Peterson of the Boston Globe for her article entitled "The Long War over the Ukrainian Language".
December 14, 2013. Appeal to EuroMaidan (in Ukrainian): Григорій Грабович, професор кафедри української літератури Гарвардського університету, головний редактор часопису «Критика» (Київ), голова Наукового товариства Шевченка в Америцї.
Monday, March 30, 2015 4:15pm - 6:00pm
Seminar in Ukrainian Studies
Exotic Encounters: Japan Meets Ukraine through the Prism of Literary Translation
Olga Khomenko, Associate Professor of Modern Japanese History and the History of Asia, University of Kyiv–Mohyla Academy; Associated Researcher, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Room S-050, CGIS South, Harvard University