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Cambridge Becomes a Permanent Home for Ukrainian Studies

Cambridge Becomes a Permanent Home for Ukrainian Studies

Thanks to a generous donation, the study of Ukrainian language, literature, and culture is now a permanent part of a Cambridge education. Rory Finnin (Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies, Director of Cambridge Ukrainian Studies), Simon Franklin (Head of the School of Arts and Humanities), and Emma Widdis (Head of the Department of Slavonic Studies) made the announcement in Kyiv on 24 September 2010. News of the permanent endowment was carried by over 50 print-, radio-, television-, and internet-media outlets in Ukraine, from Glavred to Radio Svoboda and ICTV.

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Slavonic Studies Taster Day

21 May 2024

Nations and Cultures Academic Taster Day: Polish, Russian & Ukrainian Calling all Slavonic-curious linguists, literary critics, cultural historians and political scientists! Applications are open until 9 June , for the Cambridge University Slavonic Studies Taster Day on Wednesday 3 July. This event is followed by the...

Rory Finnin Wins Two ASEEES Book Prizes

21 September 2023

We are delighted to share that Professor Rory Finnin has been awarded two prestigious prizes by the Association for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) for his book Blood of Others: Stalin's Crimean Atrocity and the Poetics of Solidarity (University of Toronto Press, 2022). These ASEEES prizes follow on from two other awards for Blood of Others announced earlier this year.