Ukrainian Studies

Applications open: The Monash Rudewych Years 7-11 Ukrainian Language Scholarships 2018

The Scholarships were established with funds generously donated by Mr Victor Rudewych and Ms Maria Rudewych. The Scholarships aim to encourage students in Australia to study the Ukrainian language and culture at school and to progress to higher levels of tuition from year to year. The Monash Rudewych Years 7-11 Ukrainian Language Scholarships 2018 are…

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Canadian author Myrna Kostash spoke on the encounter of Ukrainian Canadians with the First Peoples of Canada

On 12 October 2018 the Association of Ukrainians in Victoria (AUV) and the Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies at Monash University jointly hosted an evening with the Canadian author Myrna Kostash. Ms Kostash spoke on the topic of “Ancestors and Elders: Ukrainian-Canadian Settlers, the First Nations and the Myth of ‘Free Land.’” The event…

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ANU Scholars in Ukrainian Studies

On Monday 29 October 2018 the Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies hosted presentations by Dr John Besemeres, Research Fellow, ANU Centre for European Studies, and Dr Sonia Mycak, Ukrainian Studies Foundation in Australia Research Fellow, ANU Centre for European Studies. Dr Besemeres spoke on “Western Strategic Disarray and the Short-term Outlook for Ukraine,” while…

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Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration will speak in Melbourne

Ms Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze, Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, will visit Australia as the head of the official Ukrainian delegation supporting the Ukrainian team during the Invictus Games, to be held in Sydney on 20-27 October 2018. In Melbourne, Ms Klympush-Tsyntsadze will speak on “Ukraine’s Path to the EU and NATO: Challenges…

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2 October: Roman Koropeckyj (UCLA) on Harkusha, the Ukrainian Robin Hood

Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies at Monash University will host a public lecture by Professor Roman Koropeckyj (University of California, Los Angeles). Professor Koropeckyj’s lecture is titled Harkusha, the Ukrainian Robin Hood, Takes His Final Bow Time: Tuesday 2 October 2018, 6.30 p.m. Venue: Lecture theatre H238, Building H, Caulfield Campus, Monash University (map)…

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Roman Koropeckyj and Robert Romanchuk: Academic Visitors in October

Members of the Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies Professor Marko Pavlyshyn and Dr Alessandro Achilli are planning a major research project titled “Literary Genre and Nation-Building.” The project aims to explore the different roles that various literary genres – epic, lyrical and satirical poetry, historical novel, drama – play in the shaping of national…

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“Ukraine and the World” Conference Held at Monash University

Тут читати репортаж про конференцію українською мовою. Read a Ukrainian-language account of the conference here. On 12-14 July 2018 the Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies at Monash University, the Ukrainian Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand and the Shevchenko Scientific Society jointly held an international conference titled “Ukraine and the World: Culture, Politics,…

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“Ukraine and Europe” published

Monash University’s Marko Pavlyshyn is one of the editors of the recently published: Ukraine and Europe: Cultural Encounters and Negotiations, along with Giovanna Brogi Bercoff and Serhii Plokhii. Published by the University of Toronto Press, you can find out more about the book in their online catalogue. Norman M. Naimark, the Robert and Florence McDonnell Professor of East…

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Victor and Maria Rudewych meet Rudewych scholars and postdoctoral fellow

  On 12 December 2017 the Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies hosted a lunch at a Southbank restaurant for the Centre’s chief benefactors, Mr Victor Rudewych OAM and Ms Maria Rudewych. The gathering provided an opportunity for Monash Rudewych PhD Scholars in Ukrainian Studies Denys Shestopalets and Olha Shmihelska, as well as Monash Rudewych…

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