July 2024

  • June – July, 10:00 – 18:00, Munich

Photo exhibition “Kyiv Is the Unbreakable Heart of Europe”. In June and July 2024, in the Aula of the Ukrainian Free University at Am Münchner Tor 1, 80805 Munich (5th floor), the photo exhibition “Kyiv Is the Unbreakable Heart of Europe” will be shown in cooperation with the City of Munich, dedicated to the life of the Ukrainian capital against the backdrop of widespread Russian aggression. The photo exhibition was prepared by Ukrainian artists and presented by the city of Kyiv to its partner cities abroad, including Munich, where it will be shown in various locations.
We invite all visitors to see the exhibition on weekdays from 10 am to 6 pm.

  • 02.07, 18:30-20:30, CET, Neue Bühne Friedrichshain, Berlin
ZOiS Forum: Playback Theater Performance “Seeing the Difference”. The performance is linked to a research project that accompanies refugees from and in Ukraine from their place of origin to their place of arrival. The aim is to investigate and visualise the experiences of displacement and arrival as well as questions of identity and the sense of belonging. How can stories be brought to life by means of research and by means of art? Registration is open under the link.
  • 04.07, 18:00-19:30, CET, online

Seminar „The Matter Of Historical Responsibility: Experience And Prospects For Ukraine” with Jars Balan, Oleksandr Lysenko and Tanja Penter, moderated by Gelinada Grinchenko and Kai Struve. The seminar series is a joint initiative by the German-Ukrainian Historical Commission, the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies and the Ukraine-based scholarly journal “Ukraina Moderna”. The webinar will focus on discussing the concept of historical responsibility and its theoretical underpinnings, the experience of cultivating a culture of responsibility, and the implementation of responsibility policies in European and North American countries. Registration open under the link.

  • 18.07, 18:30 – 20:00, BST, online

Seminar “Poetry of independent Ukraine with Iryna Starovoyt | Literatura 2024”. In this seminar of the Literatura course, Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at the Ukrainian Catholic University, Iryna Starovoyt, will introduce the broader context of contemporary Ukrainian literature through the poetry of independence: Natalka Bilotserkivets, Serhii Zhadan, Marianna Kiyanovska and Kateryna Kalytko. Registration will close 10 minutes before the seminar.

Colloquium “Research on Eastern Europe in Berlin/Brandenburg”.The event is organised by the Centre for East-European and International Studies in cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin and the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) and is intended as a discussion forum for work-in-progress by doctoral students, postdocs and established researchers whose social science work has a connection to Eastern Europe. The aim of this colloquium is to establish a permanent meeting point for Eastern European research in the Berlin-Brandenburg region. Registrations until 16.07.2024 to:


August 2024

  • 29.08, online

Germany: DFG Info-talk: Funding Opportunities for Postdocs

September 2024

  • 11-13.09, Dubrovnik, Croatia

EEGA Annual Conference “Unfinished Statebuilding and Contested Democracies,” in Cooperation with the RSA Central and Eastern Europe Conference 2024. The united aim is to combine both – historically informed research and current political issues in Southeastern Europe. The conference is less devoted to strictly historical issues but offers a global and policy oriented approach. The conference zeroes in on a curated selection of themes that hold paramount importance for the region amidst the current geopolitical landscape. The Call for Proposals is now open until the 16th of April 2024 and abstract submissions until the 14th of May 2024.

  • 18.09, Cambridge, MA, USA
Book Talk “The Voices of Babyn Yar” by Marianna Kiyanovska, poet, translator, and literary scholar Joined by translators Oksana Maksymchuk and Max Rosochinsky in conversation with Oleh Kotsyuba, Director of Print and Digital Publications, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University. This event is organized by Harvard’s Ukrainian Research Institute (HURI) as part of the weekly Seminar in Ukrainian Studies public event series and HURI Books program.
  • 24.09, online

Germany, DFG Info-talk: Emmy Noether Programme

  • 26-27.09, Saarbrücken, Germany

Ukrainian Days in Saarland and DUAG Annual Meeting in Saarbrücken, including the Final of the UKRAINET PhD Thesis Presentation Contest. Registration to attend this conference is mandatory, and you can find the registration form here. The deadline for registration is 31.08.2024.

October 2024

  • 25-26.10, Budapest, Hungary & online

Workshop “Cooperation with Ukraine in the humanities”, organized by BAYHOST, the Research Centre German in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe, the Chair of Slavic Philology – Linguistics at the Institute of Slavic Studies at the University of Regensburg and Andrássy University Budapest. The event is intended to contribute to the development and deepening of cooperation with Ukraine in the humanities, specifically with Ukrainian universities that have been particularly hard hit by the war and have had to be evacuated or are located close to the front line. It will focus on topics such as multilingualism, digital humanities and digital education, but is also open to other thematic contributions. The workshop is aimed at interested teachers and researchers in Bavaria, Ukraine, Hungary and neighbouring countries.

Video-recordings of some past events/ relevant YouTube channels: