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Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute

Building of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute.

The Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute (HURI) is a research institute affiliated with Harvard University devoted to Ukrainian studies studying the history, culture, language, and politics of Ukraine. Other areas of study include Ukrainian literature, archaeology, art, economics, and anthropology. Faculty at the Institute include the three endowed professorships in Ukrainian Studies, which are in the Department of History and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures; these are supplemented by other Harvard faculty from Harvard as well as visiting scholars.

HURI was formally founded in 1973 by Harvard Ukraine Study Group).

HURI maintains one of the largest collections of Ukrainian books and other media available in the West, both in its own collection and in those stored in Harvard's many libraries. HURI also manages the Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute which offers summer courses in various topics relating to Ukraine. It also publishes the Harvard Ukrainian Studies journal (founded in 1977) and a series of book publications, including the Harvard Series in Ukrainian Studies, the Harvard Library of Early Ukrainian Literature, and Harvard Papers in Ukrainian Studies. HURI also produces Perspectives on Contemporary Ukraine, a bulletin covering current events and developments.

External links

  • HURI website
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