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Read My World and Ukrainian Discourses of Borderland

posted Sep 28, 2016, 2:20 AM by Mykola Makhortykh   [ updated Sep 29, 2016, 10:35 AM by Ellen Rutten ]
Dear friends, we are back in full swing for Fall and are excited to share two upcoming events.
First off – and very soon! – our own Prof. Ellen Rutten participates in the Read My World literary festival, co-hosted by the Centre for Ukrainian Cultural Studies. At 'Elephant in the Room', writer Auke Hulst interviews Ukrainian writer Oksana Zabuzhko and professor Rutten about contemporary Ukrainian literature and its war heritage. The event takes place on Saturday, October 8th at Tolhuistuin (IJpromenade 2, 1031 CL Amsterdam). Follow this link for full info: or find the details on our Facebook page.
Then, on Thursday, November 24th, Ukrainian historian and essayist prof. Andrii Portnov speaks at Amsterdam's ARTES Research Seminars, also co-hosted by our center. Prof. Portnov will discuss ‘Donbas as the “Other”: Ukrainian Discourses of Borderland’. Andrii Portnov is the director of the Berlin-Brandenburg Ukrainian Initiative at the Forum Transregionale Studien, as well as visiting professor at Humboldt University, Berlin.