Ukrainian Literary Club in London – back again after the summer break!

We are delighted to welcome back Ukrainian book lovers and inform you that the next meeting of the Ukrainian Literary Club in London will take place on Saturday, September 29th at 11.00am at the Ukrainian Institute in London. The club is led by Volodymyr Oleyko, a distinguished Ukrainian poet living in London. At the next meeting we will discuss Ulas Samchuk’s novel ‘Volyn’ which was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1980.   Readings and discussions are held in Ukrainian. To download the text of ‘Volyn’ please click http://www.ukrcenter.com/Література/Улас-Самчук/21046-1/Волинь >>>

Ukrainian Medical Association of the UK – Workshop for Overseas doctors: Settling into the NHS

As many as 30% of doctors working for the National Health System (NHS) of the United Kingdom have obtained their primary qualifications from a country outside the European Union. The conference will discuss the specific circumstances and challenges for migrant doctors, Foundationyear applications and matching, and the structure of the NHS. The workshop will take place at on September 29th at 10am at the Ukrainian Institute in London. For more details visit www.umauk.com >>>

The Muse of the Bloodlands – Reconstructing the Concealed Biography of Renata Bogdanska-Anders, aka Irena Yarosevych – Presentation by Bohdan Nahaylo, Thursday, September 27, 7.00PM

Survival, adaptation and creative self-affirmation in Europe’s “Bloodlands”. How did a Ukrainian starlet of the later 1930s from a prominent Western Ukrainian family end up as the wife of Free Poland’s leader, its First Lady and icon? And how did she survive the advent of Soviet rule, the war years, and end up living in London for most of her life?  The fascinating and hitherto concealed story of Renata Bogdanska-Anders, aka Irena Yarosevych (Nizhankivska on her mother’s side, and “plastunka” – member of the banned inter-war patriotic Ukrainian scouts movement), including >>>

Oxford University IMI publishes latest research on returning Ukrainian migrants

Oxford University’s International Migration Institute today published a paper on how migrants, who return to Ukraine, reintegrate into the legal sphere. The working paper entitled Facts and Fabrications: Experiences of law and legality among return migrants in Ukraine, addresses three questions about how migrants who return to their home country re-integrate into the legal sphere: 1)    How do return migrants re-establish their relationship with the legal system when they get back to their home country? 2)    How do their experiences of return and re-adaptation contribute to their >>>

Number of Persons of Ukrainian Ancestry* and Percent of US Total by State: US, 2008

U.S. Embassy Kyiv Ukraine has just released a nice map illustration the distribution of Ukrainians in the country: These are pretty impressive numbers with some states of over 10% of Ukrainians. To those of you interested to dig into the topic, it is advices to check with Wikipedia: Ukrainian Americans (Ukrainian: Українці Америки, Українці у США; translit. Ukrayintsiy Ameriki, Ukrayintsiy u SShA) are citizens and permanent residents of the United States who have emigrated to the United States and are of Ukrainian ancestry. According to U.S. census estimates, >>>

Yes I’m from Ukraine and no …

YES I'm from Ukraine. NO it's not the part of Russia. YES I'm from Ukraine. NO I don't eat salo and drink vodka every day. YES I'm from Ukraine. NO we have another more famous Shevchenko. YES I'm from Ukraine. NO it's not in Asia. YES I'm from Ukraine. NO not all my software is stolen. YES I'm from Ukraine. NO my bones are not full of radiation. YES I'm from Ukraine. NO I'm neither cheap nor a prostitute. YES I'm from Ukraine. NO we don't have snow the whole year. YES I'm from Ukraine. NO Russian is not my language. Via: http://forko.livejournal.com/47671.html http://ihorswldx.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/how-ukrainians-differ-from-russians.html https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=4577859734045   >>>

Ukrainian-British City Club Independence Day Reception

Ukrainian-British City Club Independence Day Reception: Celebrating 21st Anniversary of Ukrainian independence Wednesday 19 September 2012, Registration: 18:00, Commencement: 18:30 UBCC would like to open the season of events by giving its members an opportunity to celebrate the Ukrainian Independence Day in the City of London on Wednesday 19 September 2012. This year, the UBCC Ukrainian Independence Day Reception will take place at the Passmore Edwards Room, St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ (nearest Tube stations – St Pauls and Temple). In the programme: - >>>

Learn Ukrainian in London – evening courses now on!

The new semester of Ukrainian language courses has commenced for learners at all levels (beginners, intermediate and advanced), and also for native or near-native speakers who, living outside Ukraine or the Ukrainian community, wish to maintain or improve their language competence. Teachers are native speakers. Evening classes are held once a week, on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays. There are two sessions per year (each consisting of 16 one-and-a-half hour classes), from September to early February and from mid-February to June. Classes are held at the Institute in Holland Park. Contact >>>

Learn Ukrainian in London

Learn Ukrainian in London – Start of new semester September 17th The new semester of Ukrainian language courses commences on September 17th for learners at all levels (beginners, intermediate and advanced), and also for native or near-native speakers who, living outside Ukraine or the Ukrainian community, wish to maintain or improve their language competence. Teachers are native speakers. Evening classes are held once a week, on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays. There are two sessions per year (each consisting of 16 one-and-a-half hour classes), from September 17th to early February and >>>

Ukrainian Independence Celebration concert

Ukrainian Independence will be celebrated on Sunday 9th September at 3pm at the Ukrainian Hall at 154 Holland Park Avenue, London. The concert will showcase a range of talents including Ukrainian song, music and Ukrainian dance.   All welcome!  http://augb-london.co.uk/en/news-and-events/forthcoming-events.html >>>