Advancing knowledge of Ukraine through teaching, research, and publication

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New TCUP Commentary

Guest contributor Dr. Benjamin Schmitt assesses what the upcoming US presidential election means for Ukraine, detailing what Ukraine can expect from a Biden or a Trump presidency in the new term.


To Dr. Jennifer Carroll for winning the Association for Women in Slavic Studies book prize for Narkomania: Drugs, HIV, and Citizenship in Ukraine. Register to join our #TCUPreadsCarroll book club and join us on 10/29 for an author Q&A.

Upcoming Events

Apteka from Museum of Electoral Trash in Kyiv, 2019

Jennifer Carroll: What Was Semashko and What Comes Next? Legacy and Innovation in Ukraine's National Healthcare Reforms

Jennifer Carroll unpacks recent healthcare reforms in Ukraine and shares insights from her fieldwork about how ordinary Ukrainians are adopting, resisting, and circumventing the impacts of these changes.



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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.


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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.


The Temerty Contemporary Ukraine Program

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

Yuri Shevchuk lecturing about Dovzhenko

Seminars and Memorial Lectures

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


Mockup of Ukraine's Nuclear Disarmament book

Coming soon:  Ukraine's Nuclear Disarmament: A History by Yuri Kostenko. Edited by Svitlana Krasynska; introduction by Paul J. D'Anieri; and translated by Lidia Wolanskyj, Svitlana Krasynska, and Olena Jennings. Available Fall 2020.

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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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