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Стипендіати УНІГУ 2019-го року: що їм вдалося зробити за час стажування

Заради наших читачів, ми все ж таки вирішили поставити кожному з українських вчених, котрі одержали міжнародні стипендії й перебували минулого семестру в УНІГУ, одне запитання: ЩО ВАМ ВДАЛОСЯ ЗРОБИТИ ПІД ЧАС СВОГО СТАЖУВАННЯ В УНІГУ? І ось їхні відповіді. Як бачимо, кожен зі стипендіатів має свій стиль і власні уявлення про цілі та пріоритети своєї наукової праці. Тим цікавіше порівняти їх.

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Now Hiring: Programs Coordinator

The Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University is accepting applications on a rolling basis for the full-time position of Programs Coordinator.

The programs coordinator is responsible for the administration of the Ukrainian Research Institute’s events and programs throughout the calendar year. Portfolio of responsibilities includes administration of conferences, symposia, memorial lectures, weekly seminars, research fellowships and visiting scholars; administration of the Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute.

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Serving the People: Will Ukraine’s Political Culture Change? HURI Experts Weigh In

Just after his election in April, Zelensky called for snap parliamentary elections, which were previously set to take place in October 2019. Instead, voters brought his party, Servant of the People (Sluha Narodu), into parliament with unprecedented numbers: the party won 254 of 450 seats (only 424 of which are currently active; the 26 seats representing Crimea and the Donbas remain vacant), the first time a party has won an outright majority since Ukraine’s independence in 1991. What will Zelensky do with this consolidated power?

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TCUP: Assessing the Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections

Emily Channell-Justice, Director of our new Temerty Contemporary Ukraine Program (TCUP), provides an overview of commentary on the upcoming parliamentary elections.

The Ukrainian Parliamentary Elections will take place on July 21, 2019. President Volodymyr Zelensky’s party, Sluha Narodu (Servant of the People), is likely to win the most seats, currently polling over 40% according to numerous groups (see IAP, KIIS, and Razumkov). What else should we expect following Sunday’s vote?

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"Why Isn't Ukraine Authoritarian?" Asks Nataliya Kibita

Why are Ukrainians prone to revolt? Why, unlike Russia and other post-Soviet states, has Ukraine been able to avoid authoritarianism?

These are the questions at the root of Nataliya Kibita’s current research. A HURI Research Fellow in Ukrainian Studies during the Spring 2019 term, her project analyses the origins of regionalism, weak presidential power, and consensus-seeking politics in Ukraine. Her hypothesis is that these political tendencies in post-Soviet Ukraine are a legacy of the Soviet political system.

 

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Events are for HUSI students only.

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Deadlines and Important Dates for HUSI 2019

Davis Center Application for FLAS Funding

Deadline for FLAS funding – February 8, 2019

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Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute Deadlines

Application deadline for students who wish to apply for financial aid – March 11, 2019  Extended to March 18

Application deadline for students who require an I-20 certificate for the F-1 student visa but not financial aid – April 15, 2019

Application deadline for all other students – May 9, 2019

Harvard Summer School Deadlines

Check Harvard Summer School website for registration, payment, and other deadlines. All HUSI students must meet Harvard Summer School deadlines and requirements.

Opening Weekend (attendance required) – Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23, 2019 

Residence buildings open; resident students move in; all students check-in

The Theodosius and Irene Senkowsky Prize

The Theodosius and Irene Senkowsky Prize for Achievement in Ukrainian Studies was established in 1989 through a generous donation made by Marta and Ostap Tarnawsky of Philadelphia in honor of Mrs. Tarnawsky's parents. The Prize is awarded for outstanding progress and academic excellence demonstrated by students of the Ukrainian Summer Institute. The sum of an individual reward varies depending on the number of its recipients each year.

The nominations for the Senkowsky Prize are made by course instructors to a committee consisting of the Executive Director of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute and the academic staff of HUSI. The nominations are based on the students' performance in class and their contribution to the intellectual and cultural life of the Summer Institute. The Prize winners are announced at the certificate ceremony which, according to tradition, is held on the last Friday of the Summer program in HURI's Seminar Room. The Prize is presented by the Director of the Summer Institute with HUSI and HURI faculty, students and associates in attendance. The certificate ceremony is followed by an informal farewell reception.

These are some of the students of the Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute that have been awarded the Theodosius and Irene Senkowsky Prize.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 4:30pm - 6:15pm

This is Not A Pipe: The Impact of Nord Stream 2 on European Energy Security and Ukrainian Strategic Stability 
Benjamin L. Schmitt, Postdoctoral Research Fellow,...

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