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

Archives on Women’s Resistance to the Communist Regime

February 22, 2019

By Ostap Kin, Archivist The Archives of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in New York consist of over two hundred collections of papers provided by individuals and organizations. These collections highlight a wide range of topics pertaining to the history and culture of Ukraine, as well as life and activities of ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Adriana Helbig

January 30, 2019

Name: Adriana Helbig Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA Current Position: Associate Professor of Music, Assistant Dean of Undergraduates, University of Pittsburgh Professional Interests: Applied Ethnomusicology – Activism/Advocacy; Music and Disability Studies, Critical Race Studies, Critical Prison Studies (Pitt Prison Education Project), Development Studies, Minority and Migration Studies (Romani Music and Human Rights ... Continue reading

The 2018 Platon Kostyuk Award

January 9, 2019

On 20 December 2018, the Shevchenko Scientific Society, in collaboration with the Kostyuk Foundation, hosted the eighth annual Platon Kostyuk Award ceremony. Three Ukrainian scientists selected as finalists for the award – Ganna Dumanska (Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology), Volodymyr Krotov (Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology), and Oleksandr Savytskii (Institute of Molecular ... Continue reading

In Memoriam of Dr. Bohdan Rubchak (1935-2018)

December 18, 2018

On September 23, 2018, we lost a colleague, literary scholar, poet, and co-founder of the New York Group of Ukrainian poets. Bohdan Rubchak’s scholarly and poetic contributions to Ukrainian literature still await serious studies and assessment. In the ensuing paragraphs I would like to share some thoughts on his life ... Continue reading