Russia's War on Ukraine



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  • Support Ukrainian media and read factual information
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Resources for Ukrainians

  • Resources for At-Risk People in Ukraine
  • Displaced Scholars
  • Data Preservation

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Recent News

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TCUP Book Club Reads "A Loss: The Story of a Dead Soldier Told by His Sister"

September 6, 2022

Book Cover The Death of a Soldier Told by His SisterThe Temerty Contemporary Ukraine Program is pleased to announce it will be reprising its virtual Book Club for the Fall 2022 semester. In the month of October, we will be reading Olesya Khromeychuk’s A Loss: The Story of a Dead Soldier Told by His Sister (newly republished in the United Kingdom as The Death of a Soldier Told by His Sister, with a foreword by Philippe Sands).... Read more about TCUP Book Club Reads "A Loss: The Story of a Dead Soldier Told by His Sister"



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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.


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.


The Voices of Babyn Yar by Marianna Kiyanovska

The Voices of Babyn Yar by Marianna Kiyanovska is now available in English translation. Translated by Oksana Maksymchuk and Max Rosochinsky, with an introduction by Polina Barskova.

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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 Primary Database of Ukrainian Studies is a platform that connects a growing database of Ukrainian literary works, historical documents, and films in high-quality English translation with a syllabus-building tool.


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

Library Collection

The collection includes serials, monograph titles supporting courses in Ukrainian studies, reference aids such as encyclopedias and dictionaries, and specialized bibliographies of monographs and serials.

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. 

Special Collections

Manuscript and archival collections include personal documents, correspondence, telegrams, minutes, financial and administrative records, publications, press clippings, and photographs.