Discover Ukraine

Discover Ukraine: history, culture, and its people (ONLINE lecture series)

Fundraising event for Razom Emergency Response: https://razomforukraine.org/razom-emergency-response/

Registration link https://forms.gle/rpp6i6MTH427mxRo6

Lecture Series organised by the BASEES Study Group for Minority History, Oriente Medio News, Universidad Internacional de Cuernavaca, URIS Ukrainian Research in Switzerland.

In recent weeks, Ukraine has become the focus of world media covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Behind those headlines, remain the complex developments in Ukraine’s history, national identity, culture and society. This course has been designed to offer a scholarly overview of Ukraine’s history, culture and identity. It is intended for all those wishing to learn more about Ukraine, its past and its present.

13 April: Between Empires: Ukraine in the Nineteenth Century (Fabian Baumann, University of Chicago)

20 April: The Territory of Ukraine and Its History (Stephan Rindlisbacher, European University Viadrina)

27 April: The many faces of Ukraine: Ukraine’s Ethnic Diversity (Olena Palko, Birkbeck, University of London)

4 May: Destruction, Revolution, and Autonomy: Jewish History in Ukraine from the late 19th century to the Holocaust (Jan Rybak, Birkbeck Institute for the Study of Antisemitism)

11 May: The ABC of Ukrainian literature: Resilience, Diversity, Tradition (Bohdan Tokarsky, University of Potsdam)

18 May: From Grain of Wheat to Gas Pipeline. Ukraine’s Economy from the 18th to the 21st century (Boris Belge, University of Basel)

25 May: Origins of Slavic mythology: historical tradition and contemporary reality (Liubov Lankina, Univerisidad Internacional de Cuernavaca)

1 June: Society in turbulent times: Ukraine after 2014 (Anna Chevotarova, University of Oslo)

Registration link https://forms.gle/rpp6i6MTH427mxRo6

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