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Alumna Helena Kernan

Alumna Wins Prestigious Fellowship and Residency for Russian Translation

We are delighted to announced that our alumna Helena Kernan has won the prestigious fellowship and residency for Russian translation, awarded by London's Pushkin House. Helena was an undergraduate here from 2012-2016, studying ab initio language. Helena will have a 'translation residency' in Oxford, together with the poet...

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Ukrainer. The Movie - event cover

'Ukrainer. The Movie' (2019 film) - Twelfth Annual Festival of Ukrainian Film, day 2

Don't miss the second day of the Twelfth Annual Festival of Ukrainian Film, featuring 'Ukrainer. The Movie'.

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Mr Jones

Twelfth Annual Festival of Ukrainian Film - screening of 'Mr. Jones'

We're pleased to announce that this year's Twelfth Annual Festival of Ukrainian Film will feature the 2019 drama film 'Mr. Jones'.

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Annual Lecture in Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies 2019

Fourth Annual Public Lecture in Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies

Join us for the Fourth Annual Public Lecture in Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies, to be delivered by Dr Petra Melichar, Prague.

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Andrii Smytsniuk

Slavonic Section marks arrival of Andrii Smytsniuk, first permanent Ukrainian Language Teaching Officer

The Slavonic Section and Cambridge Ukrainian Studies are pleased to announce that Andrii Smytsniuk will be joining the staff of the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics. Andrii has been hired as the Slavonic Section's first full-time Ukrainian Language Teaching Officer and will lead the development of...

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Former Cambridge Slavonic alumna Emily Sherwin is now Moscow correspondent for Deutsche Welle.

Former Cambridge Slavonic alumna Emily Sherwin is now Moscow correspondent for Deutsche Welle. Emily is one of many of our graduates who, over the years, have gone on to careers in journalism. You can follow Emily on twitter here: https://twitter.com/EmilyCSherwin .

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Peter Reddaway Photograph Collection (MS Russ 78). Houghton Library, Harvard University

Cambridge University article features research of Dr Rebecca Reich

Fantastic piece showcasing Dr Rebecca Reich's recent publication, 'State of Madness: Psychiatry, Literature and Dissent after Stalin'.

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Stasiuk Lecture, 1 March 2019, Peterhouse College

Dr Uliana Suprun, the Minister of Health of Ukraine, to deliver 2019 Stasiuk Lecture

Dr Ulana Suprun , the Minister of Health of Ukraine, will deliver the 17th Annual Cambridge Stasiuk Lecture in Contemporary Ukrainian Studies at the University of Cambridge on Friday, 1 March 2019 at 5.30pm . The lecture entitled Inspiring Social Transformation – From Soviet Decay to a National Health Service for Ukraine will take place in the Theatre of Peterhouse College.

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Exhibit

Out of the Shadows: An Exhibition at the University Library

An exhibition of previously unknown autographs of some of the leading writers of Russian post-1917 emigration curated by Vera Tsareva-Brauner opened in the University Library on 5 November 2018.

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Vazir-Mukhtar editions

Editing the Work of Absent Translator

In July 2018 Look Multimedia (London) published the first ever translation of Yury Tynianov’s Death of The Vazir Mukhtar into English. (Translated by Susan Causey. Translation editor: Vera Tsareva-Brauner).

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