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Annual Cambridge Lecture in Lecture in Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies

Annual Cambridge Lecture in Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies

The Annual Cambridge Lecture in Medieval and Early Modern Slavonic Studies was launched in 2016 to examine key questions of early Slavonic Studies, with a particular focus on the lands of present-day Ukraine. It features leading scholars who study the ever-changing cultural landscape of the Ukrainian lands and the varied composition and character of their inhabitants from the medieval period to the late eighteenth century.

In line with current trends in scholarship, the series moves beyond deep-rooted national paradigms and adopts a transnational approach to the study of the Rus and Ruthenian past and to the early modern history of Ukraine and its neighbours. It casts Ukraine as a multifocal centre for the formulation and transformation of political notions, social paradigms and cultural identities. 

The Annual Lecture is also accompanied by a postgraduate workshop led by the guest scholar, with the aim of bringing postgraduates together from Great Britain and beyond to enrich discussions on current research in the field. 


2017

Yuri Avvakumov
University of Notre Dame (USA)

The 'Uniates' and the Invention of Eastern Orthodoxy

 

2016

Oleksyi Tolochko
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

The 'Primary Chronicle' and the Origins of the Kyivan Rus State

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Public Lecture Series: ‘In memory of all who suffered and sacrificed’: a conversation with Luke Hull, Production Designer of the HBO/Sky miniseries ‘Chernobyl’.

15 January 2020

The Slavonic Studies Section has organised a series of public events focusing on aspects of contemporary culture and society across Poland, Russia and Ukraine during the academic year 2019-20. You are cordially invited to attend the event ‘In memory of all who suffered and sacrificed’: a conversation with Luke Hull, Production Designer of the HBO/Sky miniseries ‘Chernobyl’ .

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

6 November 2019

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