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 Ukrainian Studies Online Colloquium 

Full program available here

New Publication 

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Andrii Portnov, Poland and Ukraine: Entangled Histories, Asymmetric Memories (Essays of the Forum Transregionale Studien, vol. 7), Berlin 2020. 

The Essay could be read and downloaded as pdf here

Ukrainian Studies Online Colloquium 

Winter semester 2020/21

Call for applications

We welcome your complete application, including your CV as well as the title and an abstract (max 1 page) of your proposal for presentation, to be submitted until September 1, 2020 to

Video invitation

Two year activity of our Chair

 An overview of the Chair's activities in 2017-2019 is available in German at the following link

New YouTube Video

Andrii Potnov: Ukraine in Soviet Film. Part I

Available online at the following link.​


Wissenschaft und Diplomatie. Eine Diskussion mit Andrij Melnyk, Botschafter der Ukraine 

3.02.2020           Cancelled

Winter School 

Ukraine 'Fünf Tage Geschichte - Wirtschaft - Literatur - Politik'

When: 9 - 13 March

Where: Ukrainische Freie Universität München 

For further information please visit the website


Königsberg in Kaliningrad. Deutsche Residuen im (post-)sowjetischen urbanen Raum 

Thomas Rettig (Dresden) 

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 11.15-12.45
European University Viadrina, AM 204 

Exhibition Opening

"I still feel sorry when i throw away food - Grandma used to tell me stories about the Holodomor"

Lia Dostlieva, Andrii Dostliev 

Moderated by Annette Werberger 

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4 pm

Europa Universität Viadrina, Hauptgebäude, in front of the library

Poster (PDF)

Guest Lecture

Dnipropetrovsk after the War. From the "South Manchester" to the closed "Rocket City" 

Denys Shatalov (Dnipro)

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 11 am 

European University Viadrina, AM 204

Poster (PDF)

Book presentation

Ukraine in Histories and Stories

Discussion with Vakhtang Kebuladze, Iluliia Skubytska and Volodymyr Yermolenko

Moderated by Andrii Portnov and Annette Werberger

Sunday, 19.10.2019, 11 am 

European University Viadrina, HG 109 (Senatsaal)

Poster (PDF) 


Ukrainian Soviet Patriotism and Ukrainian Soviet Historiography. Rethinking Historical Phenomena

Andrii Portnov

Monday, 21.10.2019, 6 pm

European University Viadrina, HG 217 

Poster (PDF)

Call for Applications

three-months Visiting Fellowships (from October 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020)

Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network Eastern Europe

Location: Berlin 

Closing date: June 16, 2019

For further information please see the attachement.

Study trip: Jewish life during the inter-war period in present-day Ukraine 

Lviv –Zhovkva –Vinnytsia– Samhorodok - Berdychiv– Kyiv

The trip will take place from the 5th till the 10th of August

For further information please see the attachement.


Rethinking Ukranian Studies: Locally, Regionally, Transnationally 

The conference will take place from the 16th till the 17th of May in Frankfurt (Oder) and Słubice. 

To find out more about the conference and its participants, please click here.



„Us” versus „Them“: the Image of Self and Other in the Non-fiction Literature about the Ongoing Russian-Ukrainian War

Liudmyla Pidkuimukha (Kyiv) 

Monday, 6 May 2019, 6 pm
Europa-Universität Viadrina, HG 217


Guest Lecture

Ethnic situation and linguistic diversity in Lviv during the Interwar Period?

Liudmyla Pidkuimukha (Kyiv) 

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 2 pm
Europa-Universität Viadrina, GD 201


Call For Applications 

10 Travel & Accomodation Grants for Young Researchers (Viadrina Ukranian Studies Conference)

Application deadline: 8 April 2019

Send your application to

The call for applications can be viewed here.

Call for applications


After Violence: The (Im-)Possibility of Understanding and Remembering

Where: Dnipro, Ukraine

Date: 10-17 June 2019

Applications deadline: 14 January 2019

Transregional Academy will be organized in English language. Further information can be found here.