Member of the Month: John Vsetecka

May 13, 2022

Hometown: East Lansing, MI Current Position: Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Michigan State University Professional Interests: Social History, Famine Studies, Aftermaths, Global and Transnational Histories of Ukraine Webpage:     Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? I joined the Shevchenko Scientific Society to become part ... Continue reading

Tune in to the Expertise-a-thon for Ukraine April 29

April 20, 2022

On April 29, 2022, the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the U.S. (NTSh-A) will host an eight-hour webinar on Zoom called the Shevchenko Expertise-a-thon for Ukraine. The webinar will feature mini-lectures by NTSh-A members and guests, who have agreed to share their scholarly expertise or experience as activists. The webinar will ... Continue reading

Announcing the Shevchenko Emergency Fund

March 29, 2022

  Donate to the Shevchenko Emergency Fund Instructions for Applying for a Fellowship First Round SEF Fellows Announced On February 24, 2022, Russia expanded its war in Ukraine and began to bomb civilians throughout the country. Millions of people have been forced to flee their homes. Some have left Ukraine ... Continue reading

Spotlight on the Philadelphia Chapter

March 25, 2022

Formally established in 1957, the Philadelphia Chapter of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the United States witnessed a wide array of scholarly activities by outstanding scholars, working at that time in the Philadelphia metropolitan region of Southeastern Pennsylvania, as early as in 1954. Scholars, educators and cultural activists organized public ... Continue reading

Roundtable “Women and Russia’s War on Ukraine”

March 11, 2022

March 14, 2022, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Eastern time The roundtable discussed women’s experiences of war and women’s activism in contemporary Ukraine. In addition, panelists will examine ways in which the international community can alleviate human suffering in the war-torn country.                                                                                                       ... Continue reading

Resources for Scholars from Ukraine

March 4, 2022

#ScienceForUkraine is a community group of volunteer students and research scientists from academic institutions in Europe and around the world. Their mission is to collect and disseminate information about support opportunities at the university, national, and international level for students and researchers directly affected by the recent Russian invasion of ... Continue reading

Anti-War Protests

March 3, 2022

Please view a listing of upcoming rallies against Russian invasion of Ukraine (all events use local time) Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 1:00 PM EST Times Square, New York City  Continue reading

Halyna Hryn Elected to Second Term as President

December 21, 2021

The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the US held its General Meeting on December 18, 2021, at its headquarters in New York City. The meeting was streamed live on Zoom, allowing members to participate remotely if they could not attend in person; 57 members attended in person in NY, and 59 ... Continue reading

Elevations and Sections: A Short Primer on the Статут

December 11, 2021

According to the Society’s Bylaws (Статут) and in practice, members of the Shevchenko Scientific Society belong to one of four categories: Full (дійсний), Corresponding (член-кореспондент), Associate (звичайний), and Honorary (почесний). The Bylaws contain an additional category of Supporting member (член-прихильник), but this category is not currently in use. Generally, when ... Continue reading