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Thanks to the donations of individuals and organizations that have supported the Institute since its founding in 1973, the Ukrainian Research Institute has advanced the knowledge of Ukraine through research, teaching, and publication.

Consider supporting the work of the Institute with a tax-deductible contribution of any size. Your support will further the growth of Ukrainian studies at Harvard and will sustain the Institute in its mission to foster greater understanding of Ukraine and Ukraine-related topics.

Contributions that you make today will support:

  • undergraduate and graduate student summer research projects;
  • graduate student fellowships;
  • research support for visiting scholars;
  • lectures and other presentations by distinguished scholars in the field;
  • publication of the journal Harvard Ukrainian Studies and scholarly texts on topics important to the field of Ukrainian Studies;
  • scholarships to students who wish to attend the Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute program;
  • the continued development of MAPA: the Digital Atlas of Ukraine project;
  • and much more!

Recent program developments have included:

  • The publication of the 34th volume of the journal Harvard Ukrainian Studies, as well as several co-published books. New titles include: Odessa Recollected: The Port and the People, by Patricia Herlihy (November 2018); Ivan Franko and His Community, by Yaroslav Hrytsak, trans. Marta Daria Olynyk (November 2018).
  • An expansion of the MAPA: Digital Atlas of Ukraine “Great Famine” project, providing maps of additional variables that may have contributed to regional differences in famine losses.
  • An active seminar and lecture series (with many talks available for viewing on the web) featuring scholars and professionals such as Phillip Karber, David Patrikarakos, and Amb. Volodomyr Yelchenko.
  • The international conference, “Ukraine in the World: Fifty Years of Ukrainian Studies at Harvard University,” hosted by HURI to celebrate the milestone and reflect on the achievements and future of the field.
  • Special events at the 2018 Association for Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) Convention, including a screening of Sergei Loznitsa’s award-winning film DONBASS (with the director present for discussions).
  • The establishment of a new ASEEES book prize, The Omeljan Pritsak Book Prize in Ukrainian Studies, which will be sponsored by HURI and awarded annually by ASEEES to recognize an outstanding, recently published book on topics pertaining to Ukraine.

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Please make your check payable to the President and Fellows of Harvard College (please reference “Ukrainian Research Institute Studies Fund” on the memo line) and mail it to:
Harvard University
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Cambridge, MA 02138