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In Memoriam: Mark von Hagen

September 19, 2019

It is with great sadness that the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the U.S. joins the academic community in mourning the loss of our colleague, friend, and member of our society Mark von Hagen (1954–2019). Mark’s contribution to Ukrainian scholarly life is indisputable, and his organizational skills and warm personal friendships ... Continue reading

Donor Appreciation Reception

September 19, 2019

To start the new 2019–2020 academic and programming season, the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the US held a Donor Appreciation Reception to acknowledge the many individuals and institutions who contributed to the mission of the Society over the past several years. The event was held on September 14, 2019, at ... Continue reading

Grants Awarded in the 2017-2018 Grant Cycle

June 12, 2019

The Shevchenko Scientific Society awarded a number of research grants and dissertation grants to support the development of Ukrainian Studies in Ukraine and abroad.   Research Grants    Vadym Adadurov                                        $1500 School of Humanities, Ukrainian Catholic University “Translating words in centuries: An intellectual biography Ilko Borshchak”   Mykola Barmak        ... Continue reading

Wooden Churches in Ukraine: A Conservation Assessment Workshop in Lviv Oblast

June 11, 2019

Interview with Myron Stachiw Historical and architectural consultant specializing in the study, documentation, and interpretation of historic structures and properties. Among his employers and clients have been the Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution; Old Sturbridge Village; Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; The Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities; Rhode ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Emily Channell-Justice

May 23, 2019

Name: Emily Channell-Justice Current Hometown: Oxford, OH Current Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Global and Intercultural Studies, Miami University (until June 2019); Director of the Temerty Contemporary Ukraine Program, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University (effective July 2019) Professional Interests: economic development in Ukraine and Romania, with particular interest in ... Continue reading

Interview with Dr. Tamara Martsenyuk: Gender Equality in Ukraine

May 16, 2019

  Tamara Martsenyuk is Associate Professor of Sociology, the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Ukraine) and author of the recent book, Чому не варто боятися фемінізму.  Within the framework of the project “Fearless: They Are Making Feminism in Ukraine” (Безстрашні: вони творять фемінізм в Україні), she interviewed gender scholars in ... Continue reading

Panel Discussion on the Reintegration of Donbas

April 6, 2019

The Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University hosted a panel discussion on the reintegration of Donbas. On 18 January 2018, the Ukrainian parliament adopted the law on the peculiarities of state policies in the temporarily occupied territories in Donetsk oblast and Luhansk oblast. The presidential decree of 7 ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Oleh Wolowyna

April 2, 2019

Name: Oleh Wolowyna Current Hometown: Chapel Hill, North Carolina Current Position: Research Fellow, Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Director of the Center for Demographic and Socio-economic Research of Ukrainians in the U.S. at the Shevchenko Scientific Society U.S. Professional Interests: Demography and ... Continue reading