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Book Release

Survival as Victory: Ukrainian Women in the Gulag by Oksana Kis and translated by Lidia Wolanskyj is now available for purchase.

Enroll Now: HUSI 2021

FLAS scholarship applications (through Harvard's Davis Center) are due February 10; HUSI scholarship applications are due April 1.

Upcoming Events

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A Paradigm-Changing Day: Jews, Ukrainians, and the 25th Anniversary of the Babyn Yar

Petryshyn Memorial Lecture
Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern
March 10, 2021 | 12-1:30pm



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Early/ Mid - Career Scholars

The Mihaychuk and HURI Research Fellowships support scholars at the beginning and middle of their academic careers.

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Senior Scholars

The Petro Jacyk Distinguished Fellowship in Ukrainian Studies is offered biennially to advanced scholars.

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Harvard Students

Harvard undergraduates and graduate students studying Ukraine may apply for research funding to support their work.

Please note: We will not be accepting applications for academic year 2021-2022. Due to the pandemic and related travel restrictions, 2020-2021 fellowship stays were postponed for one year. We will begin accepting applications for academic year 2022-2023 in the fall of 2021.


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Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute

Run jointly with Harvard Summer School, our summer program offers seven intensive weeks of accredited study on Ukraine.


Temerty Contemporary Ukraine Program

Bringing together scholars and policy makers, TCUP fosters new conversations on contemporary Ukraine.

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Seminars and Memorial Lectures

Open to the public, our weekly seminar series, lectures, and special events feature scholars from around the world.


Oksana Kis book Survival as Victory

Now available:  Survival as Victory: Ukrainian Women in the Gulag by Oksana Kis. Purchase on the Harvard University Press website.

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Books Published by HURI

HURI's publications program is conducted at the high standard of scholarship and editing expected of Harvard. Our books are distributed by Harvard University Press and reviewed internationally.

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Harvard Ukrainian Studies Journal

Harvard Ukrainian Studies (HUS) serves as an international forum for new scholarship in Ukrainian studies. All submissions undergo a rigorous double-blind peer review.

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Find tools, books, and archival materials to assist with your research projects.



With rare books, scholarly works, and extensive archives, Harvard’s libraries contain the largest Ukrainian collection outside Eastern Europe.


The interactive Digital Atlas of Ukraine offers researchers, students, and teachers data and visualization tools to explore historical and contemporary Ukraine.

List of Teaching Resources

Built to assist with the transition to remote coursework during the COVID-19 pandemic, this list of online resources may be useful to those studying and teaching Ukraine. 

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