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Read more at: New Books in Cambridge Slavonic Studies
New Books in Cambridge Slavonic Studies

New Books in Cambridge Slavonic Studies

A presentation of five new books by Cambridge researchers in Slavonic and East European Studies.


Read more at: Extension to postgraduate application deadline for Ukranian nationals

Extension to postgraduate application deadline for Ukranian nationals

Ukrainian nationals applying to any of the Faculty's PhD programmes, or to the MPhil programmes in European, Latin American and Comparative Literatures and Cultures, or Film and Screen Studies, may be eligible for an extension of the application deadline to 16 June 2022. Please contact the Postgraduate Office (...


Read more at: "Donbas, Ukraine's ravaged heartland, has suffered eight years of warfare. Here's why Putin wants it"

"Donbas, Ukraine's ravaged heartland, has suffered eight years of warfare. Here's why Putin wants it"

Our associate professor of Ukrainian Studies, Rory Finnin, was interviewed for this CNN article.


Read more at: "Don’t look away - that’s what Putin wants you to do"

"Don’t look away - that’s what Putin wants you to do"

Rory Finnin and Jon Roozenbeek have written in Politico about why we need to fight back and sustain close public attention on Ukraine for as long as it takes.


Read more at: Russia's invasion of Ukraine – an event from the Centre for Geopolitics

Russia's invasion of Ukraine – an event from the Centre for Geopolitics

On Monday 28 February the University’s Centre for Geopolitics convened an expert panel in Cambridge for an emergency event to discuss the ramifications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.


Read more at: 'It still doesn't feel real' - Ukrainian members of MMLL spoke to Varsity
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'It still doesn't feel real' - Ukrainian members of MMLL spoke to Varsity

'It still doesn't feel real' - Ukrainian members of MMLL spoke to Varsity. Full article here .


Read more at: "Ukraine needs solidarity not 'Crimnesia'"

"Ukraine needs solidarity not 'Crimnesia'"

Dr Rory Finnin, the associate professor of Ukrainian Studies at the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics, explains why we mustn't forget what happened in Crimea and why it is linked inextricably to current events in Ukraine. "“Understanding the crisis today means remembering the dramatic events of 2014...


Read more at: What will happen in Ukraine? Op-ed from Dr Rory Finnin
Night-time skyline of Kyiv, capital and financial centre of Ukraine

What will happen in Ukraine? Op-ed from Dr Rory Finnin

Dr Rory Finnin is University Associate Professor of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Cambridge and launched the Cambridge Ukrainian Studies programme here at MMLL. He has written an opinion piece which has been published by Politico. Read How the West Gets Ukraine Wrong - and Helps Putin As a Result . Find out more...


Read more at: Imagining Marko Vovchok

Imagining Marko Vovchok

In the weeks before Taras Shevchenko's death in 1861, Marko Vovchok (Maria Vilinskaia, 1833-1907) wrote Shevchenko from Rome. In this vignette, published in How Languages Changed My Life (Archway 2019), Rory Finnin imagines this pivotal juncture in her life from her first-person perspective.


Read more at: Celebrating 'Freedom on Screen': The 2021 Cambridge Festival of Ukrainian Film

Celebrating 'Freedom on Screen': The 2021 Cambridge Festival of Ukrainian Film

From 22 November to 6 December, Cambridge Ukrainian Studies and the Ukrainian Institute London welcome audiences to the 2021 Ukrainian Film Festival, Freedom on Screen . Showcasing a dynamic and diverse selection of documentary and feature films, the event marks 30 years of Ukraine’s independent statehood by celebrating a spirit of creative freedom in contemporary Ukrainian cinema.


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New Books in Cambridge Slavonic Studies

30 September 2022

A presentation of five new books by Cambridge researchers in Slavonic and East European Studies.

Extension to postgraduate application deadline for Ukranian nationals

23 May 2022

Ukrainian nationals applying to any of the Faculty's PhD programmes, or to the MPhil programmes in European, Latin American and Comparative Literatures and Cultures, or Film and Screen Studies, may be eligible for an extension of the application deadline to 16 June 2022. Please contact the Postgraduate Office (...