HURI's 2018 Year in Review

This past year was a particularly busy and important one for the Institute. With January 22, 2018 marking the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Ukrainian studies at Harvard, it was fitting to reflect on the accomplishments of the past half-century, changes in the field of Ukrainian studies, and ambitions for the future.

Below, you'll find more details and highlights from the past year. We're grateful for the opportunities we had to see so many colleagues and friends in 2018 and look forward to building on the momentum in the time to come.

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The Omeljan Pritsak Book Prize in Ukrainian Studies

The Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University is pleased to announce a distinguished new prize that recognizes outstanding works of scholarship on Ukraine. The Omeljan Pritsak Book Prize in Ukrainian Studies was approved by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) to join its annual book prize program starting in 2019.

Sponsored by HURI, the Pritsak Prize recognizes a noteworthy book in any discipline on any aspect of Ukrainian affairs that was published in the previous calendar year. The Pritsak Prize carries a cash award and will be presented annually at the ASEEES Convention.

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Хто сьогодні вивчає українську мову в Гарварді

Викладання української мови, літератури та історії є однією з засад усієї діяльності Українського наукового інституту Гарвардського університету. Саме в Гарварді зі створенням УНІГУ американські студенти вже багато десятиліть мають можливість вивчати цю мову на кафедрі славістики. (Всі українознавчі дисципліни викладаються не в Інституті, а на відповідних кафедрах (або, точніше, департаментах) університету.

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Support the Work of the Ukrainian Research Institute

Thanks to the donations of individuals and organizations that have supported the Institute since its founding in 1973, the Ukrainian Research Institute has advanced the knowledge of Ukraine through research, teaching, and publication.

Consider supporting the work of the Institute with a tax-deductible contribution of any size. Your support will further the growth of Ukrainian Studies at Harvard and will sustain the Institute in its mission to foster greater understanding of Ukraine and Ukrainian related topics.

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Patricia Herlihy: 1930-2018

With great sadness, HURI shares the news that Patricia Herlihy passed away today, October 24, 2018. Her ambitious scholarship, insightful participation at our seminars, and joyful presence in general will be greatly missed.

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