Ukrainian Studies is an interdisciplinary field of research dedicated to Ukrainian language, literature, history and culture in a broad sense. Nowadays, global society can observe how social sciences have become a matter of national security. When language, culture and history are used as weapons against Ukrainians.
That is why it is vital to unite academic efforts in researching and communicating facts about Ukrainian history and language in academia and to a broader audience. So that truth can prevail.
What it is about?
Among the top 200 universities worldwide, according to the QS World University Ranking 2022, 57 Universities have Ukrainian Studies. Seven universities have academic programs in Ukrainian Studies, such as BA or MA in Ukrainian Studies. In comparison, 24 universities have some component of Ukrainian Studies in the Regional Studies, such as Eastern European Studies, Slavic Studies, etc.). While twenty-six universities have some elements of Ukrainian Studies as part of other programs, such as Political and Social Sciences, Language and Literature Studies).
The map shows leading universities, their departments and professors, and associations of Ukrainian Studies as of October 2022. Also, case studies describe today's challenges for discussion in the academic environment. You can also find proven sources to help you learn about Ukrainian Studies.
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Ukrainian Studies on the map of the world
Since the beginning of the full-scale war, Ukrainian society has faced many new challenges. All levels of government, business representatives and volunteers react and act unitedly so that the state continues to function stably. Processes in Ukrainian society and actions of the state in such an emergency may be of interest for study and discussion in the academic environment. On the example of 4 socially important spheres, we highlighted separate cases about accepting challenges and finding solutions in education, cyber security, health care and energy.
Since the beginning of the full-scale war, Ukrainian society has faced many new challenges. All levels of government, business representatives and volunteers react and act unitedly so that the state continues to function stably. Processes in Ukrainian society and actions of the state in such an emergency may
be of interest for study and discussion in the academic environment. On the example of 4 socially important spheres, we highlighted separate cases about accepting challenges and finding solutions in education, cyber security, health care and energy.
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Taras Liutyi. Double. On the nature of duplication and multiplicity.
Taras Liutyi. Adventures of philosophical ideas of the Western world.
Hryhoriy Skovoroda. Our life is a journey.
Oksana Zabuzhko. The philosophy of the Ukrainian idea and the European context.
Oksana Zabuzhko. Shevchenko's myth of Ukraine. An attempt at philosophical analysis.
What is Ukrainian Literature?
Why is Ukrainian Literature a Part of European Heritage?
Amadoka: Roman by Sofia Andruhovych
Fieldwork in Ukrainian Sex by Oksana Zabuzhko
Die längste Buchtour: Essay by Oksana Sabuschko
Depeche Mode by Serhiy Zhadan
Death and the Penguin by Andrey Kurkov
The Moscoviad by Yuri Andrukhovych
Vera Ageeva. There are many greater writers than Bulgakov.
The Orphanage: A Novel by Serhii Zhadan
Vira Ageeva. Petrified images of Ukrainian art!
Ukraine in Histories and Stories: Essays by Ukrainian Intellectuals (Ukrainian Voices)
Struggle and collapse of civilizations: resistance of Ukraine through the eyes of Europe
Volodymyr Yermolenko, Vakhtanh Kebuladze. Russian bestiary: anatomy of evil.
Volodymyr Yermolenko. The impact of war on Ukrainian identity.
Volodymyr Yermolenko. A photographer at war, seeing the invisible.
Ukrainian Culture: Defending a Millennium of Contribution
Tetyana Filevska. Avant-garde in Ukraine and Decoloniality.
Ukraine: History, Culture, and Identities
What Makes Ukrainian Culture Interesting?
Ukraïner. What is Ukrainian language?
World fascination with Russian culture. What is that - the money of the empire or the blindness of the world?
Monika Nalepa, Faith Hillis. Ukraine: The Context Behind the Crisis.
Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance. History of Ukraine in 15 min.
Serhii Plokhii. The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine.
Serhii Plokhii. Ukraine: Echoes From History.
Yaroslav Hrytsak.War Answer #6: What to do with Russia.
Yaroslav Hrytsak. The myth of "Brotherhood nations".
Anne Applebaum. Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine.
Timothy Snyder / Serhii Plokhii / Neil Ferguson. The Place of this War in Human History.
Timothy Snyder. Ukraine: A Normal Country.
Timothy Snyder. The Making of Modern Ukraine. Class 1.
Mychailo Wynnyckyj.Revolutions last 10-12 years, now we are in the eighth.
VOX . Війна Путіна в Україні, роз’яснено.
Francis Fukuyama provides Analysis On Ukraine-Russia War
Timothy Snyder, Arne Westad, Nellie Petlick.War in Ukraine.
Alexander Stubb.Understanding the War in Ukraine.
Ivan Homza.Belshazzar's banquet: the nature of the political regime in the Russian Federation and the Russian attack on Ukraine.
Dr. Michael A. McFaul, Tymofiy Mylovanov. Russia's invasion of Ukraine: what's next
Ryan Evans.War on the Rocks.
Volodymyr Kulyk. Is Ukraine a Multiethnic Country?
About the event
Gathering leading researchers from different parts of the world: Canada, Germany and Britain and, of course, Ukraine, to discuss aspects of researching Ukrainian Studies in the world.
We aim to foster public and academic discussions about Ukrainian studies and emphasize the importance of their research and dissemination.
Olga Budnyk, Konstyatyn Sigov, Olena Romanenko, Yevhen Hlibovytskyi, Orysya Demska, Uilleam Blacker, Yoshihiko Okabe, Marta Dyczok, Ostap Sereda and Katarzyna Jakubowska-Krawczyk.
Ukrainian studies go global
The "Ukrainian Studies Go Global" project aims to create a resource with information about research centres of Ukrainian Studies at the world's leading universities.
The portal is developed as part of the "Ukrainian Studies: Go Global" project. This project is initiated by the Fund of the President of Ukraine for Education, Science and Sports with the support of the "Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Ukraine and Belarus".