In memory of Anastasia Shkilnyk, Supporter of Moral Leadership

Anastasia Shkilnyk, Supporter of Moral Leadership, died on May 13th, aged 68 Extraordinary people have always inspired me. One can be extraordinary in many ways – I was greatly inspired during my first encounter with Anastasia Shkilnyk, in 2012 at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv. A truly captivating and charming woman she explained with abundant passion the thinking behind the Light of Justice Award, a prize that she had established to recognise individuals, who throughout their lives had made a significant difference to Ukraine through principled and moral >>>

Houses of Parliament – ‘Ukraine’s Presidential Election: Forging the Future amidst Turmoil’

SPEAKERS:  Orysia Lutsevych Research Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House Andy Hunder Director, Ukrainian Institute in London Dr. Andrew Foxall Director, Russia Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson Society TIME: 12 – 1pm, Wednesday 14th May 2014 VENUE: Thatcher Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons, London SW1A 2LW To attend please RSVP to: rscassistant@henryjacksonsociety.org The Ukraine crisis continues. Since the Kremlin moved to absorb Crimea into the Russian Federation in March, Moscow has being fomenting separatist sentiments in eastern Ukraine. Pro-Russia protestors >>>

SHEVCHENKO ILLUMINATED – The Fourth Annual Cambridge Vsesvit Readings

Схаменіться! будьте люди (‘Come to your senses! Be humane’) Taras Shevchenko (1814-2014)  ON TUESDAY 13 MAY AT 19.00 IN THE AUDITORIUM OF ROBINSON COLLEGE, Cambridge Ukrainian Studies invites you to a special evening of Ukrainian poetry, drama, and music in celebration of the bicentennial of Taras Shevchenko SHEVCHENKO ILLUMINATED - The Fourth Annual Cambridge Vsesvit Readings Featuring dramatic and musical performances by the students and staff of the Ukrainian Catholic University (L’viv) and a presentation by its Vice-Rector Myroslav >>>

Post-Maidan Ukraine – EU, Ukrainian and Russian perspectives

Date: Friday 9th May 2014, 1.30pm – 6.30pm Venue: EDEN Lecture Theatre, Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Taggart Avenue, Liverpool, L16 9JD Speakers: Myroslav Marynovych (Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv Hlib Lonchyna (Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of the Holy Family of London) Andy Hunder (Director of the Ukrainian Institute in London) Konstantin Medovnikov (Stirling Lloyd Polychem) Ria Laenen (KU Leuven, Belgium) Eleanor Bindman (University of Manchester) Kate Flynn (Liverpool Hope University)   Refreshments will be provided during the symposium.   Whilst popular >>>