Ukrainian Studies

Myrna Kostash: 12 October 2018

With the Association of Ukrainians in Victoria, the Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies at Monash University will host an evening with the Canadian author Myrna Kostash. Ms Kostash will speak on “Ancestors and Elders: Ukrainian-Canadian Settlers, the First Nations and the Myth of ‘Free Land’” Time: Friday 12 October 2018, 7 p.m. Venue: Ukrainian…

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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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Monash Ukrainian Studies Flourishes as Rudewych Benefaction Brings Early Results

Alessandro Achilli appointed Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies 2017 was a year rich in events at the Monash University’s Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies. In July, Dr Alessandro Achilli, a specialist in Ukrainian literature of the 20th Century, was appointed Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies. Dr Achilli received his PhD from the University of Milan in…

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The role of language: interview with Professor Rita Wilson

As part of our Arts Researchers podcast series, we spoke with Professor Rita Wilson on a number of her research projects and how they help inform better policies, settlement services, international governance and social cohesion. We also covered the global research networks, industry partnerships and opportunities for research students in this area at Monash – the only university in Australia that offers a practice-based PhD in Interpreting and Translation.

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Lifeline director will speak about crisis helpline for Ukraine

Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies at Monash University Public Lecture Crisis Helpline Service in Ukraine – A Feature of Mental Health Reform by Alan Woodward, Executive Director, Lifeline Research Foundation, Lifeline Australia Time: 6.30 p.m. -8.00 p.m., Monday 9 October 2017 Place: Lecture Theatre HB40 (Basement level), Building H, Caulfield Campus, Monash University. Map.…

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