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Covid Update

In line with University efforts to advance knowledge while safeguarding the health of its community, HURI will continue to hold its events virtually this semester. Please note that HURI staff will work on campus on a reduced schedule and that the Institute building is open only to Harvard faculty, staff, and students until further notice. 


The Frontline: Essays on Ukraine's Past and Present by Serhii Plokhy, published by HURI, is now available for purchase.

Upcoming Events


Covid-19: China's Chornobyl Moment

Michael Bociurkiw, Author of Digital Pandemic: Covid-19: How Tech Went From Bad to Good
September 15, 2021 | 12-1:15pm EDT



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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.


HUSI students read Krytyka magazine

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.

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.


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The Frontline: Essays on Ukraine's Past and Present by Serhii Plokhy.

Order your copy and read excerpts

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.

Visit the HURI Books website

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.

Visit the HUS website


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 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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