UKRAINETT is a network of researchers and experts in Norway with interest in and knowledge about Ukraine. The network is further meant to be a hub for Ukrainian researchers and academics who are currently in Norway due to the ongoing war in Ukraine.

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Open lecture by Victor Yushchenko at OsloMet, Wednesday 8. May 14.30 – 15.45

OsloMet and UKRAINETT invites you to an open lecture by former president of Ukraine (2005-2010). Victor Yushchenko is well known as a front figure of the Orange Revolution in Ukraine in 2004, which started Ukraine’s path towards closer integration with Western Europe. Many will remember the election campaign in late 2004, when Yushchenko was poisoned with…

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Seed funding for project development and research cooperation aimed at Ukraine-related research

The Ukrainett+ project (2024–2026) has allocated funds to stimulate research project development and cooperation involving Norwegian and Ukrainian researchers and institutions. Application deadline: 1 June 2024. Ukrainett+ is an RCN-funded project that aims to expand and consolidate cooperation between Norwegian and Ukrainian institutions of research and higher education, and to stimulate research on Ukraine. Ukrainett+…

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The UKRAINETT+ project to be launched in Ukraine

The UKRAINETT+ project will be launched in a hybrid event at the Carpathian Sea Democracy Week (inspired by the Norwegian Arendalsuka). The launch is part of a larger session which is called “UKRAINIAN-NORDIC RESEARCH COOPERATION: UTILISING THE LESSONS OF WAR FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF UKRAINE” (Thursday 25 April 2024, 13:00-16:00 (Norway time). A detailed programme…

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Film screening at the university of Oslo: Fining Babel

Meet director and film producer David Novack in conversation with Anna Chebotarova about his film Finding Babel. The conversation and film. March 11. 18.00 – 20.00 Georg Sverdrups hus, Auditorium 2, University of Oslo, Blindern For more information in Norwegian: Filmvisning – Finding Babel – Institutt for litteratur, områdestudier og europeiske språk (uio.no)

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Why Ukrainian refugees in Norway face an uncertain future

In a blog-post at the LSE blog European Politics and Policy Aadne Aasland presents finding from a new survey on Ukrainian refugees’ integration in Norway, while discussing recent restrictions introduced by the Norwegian government to reduce the relatively high influx of displaced from Ukraine: “while most Ukrainian refugees report having a positive experience in Norway,…

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Conference at UiT: A decade since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

UiT -The Arctic University of Norway is organising an inter-disciplinary conference to mark a decade since Russia began its war on Ukraine. The conference is scheduled to take place on 22 February 2024 at UiTs campus in Tromsø. The keynote speaker is Oleksandra Matviichuk, the head of the Centre for Civil Liberties. More information and…

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New report: Reception and integration of Ukrainian refugees in Norway

On 12 January 2024 a new report on the reception and integration of Ukrainian refugees in Norway commissioned by the Norwegian Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDi) will be published. A presentation of the report and a discussion of its content by key stakeholders will take place at Deichman Bjørvika (Deichmansalen) at 9:00 – 10:15…

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HROMADA conference and workshop held at OsloMet 30 November – 1 December 2023

HROMADA – Nordic-Baltic knowledge-based input network to the rebuilding of Ukraine is a network comprising researchers based at universities, research institutions and think tanks in the Baltic and the Nordic countries with a specific expertise on Ukraine to contribute to the country’s rebuilding and sustainable development. The network provides a platform for cooperation and exchange, with…

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Presentasjon av boken “Spesialoperasjon. Ukraina og Russland”

Senter for slaviske og østeuropeiske studier ved Universitetet i Oslo. Tid og sted: 26. okt. 2023, 16.00 – 17:30, Universitetet i Oslo, Blindern, Sophus Bugges hus, seminarrom 1. Møt forfatteren John Færseth i samtale med Pål Kolstø   Om boken: 24. februar 2022 invaderte Russland Ukraina. Dette var ikke starten på Russlands krig mot Ukraina,…

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Strengthening Ukraine: Sharing knowledge for a sustainable future

Public Conference, Oslo 30 November 12.30 – 17.30 Oslo Metropolitan University, Pilestredet 46, Athene 1 or on Zoom On 24 February 2022, Russia launched a full-scale attack on Ukraine. Russia’s war has brought enormous human suffering, large-scale destruction of places and infrastructure, and massive environmental damage to Ukraine. Several million Ukrainians have had to flee…

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UKRAINETT contributes with input to white paper on the Nansen programme

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is currently working on a Stortingsmelding (White Paper) on the Nansen programme for humanitarian and military support to Ukraine. UKRAINETT’s steering group has authored and sent input to the Ministry about the white paper. Read UKRAINETTs input in Norwegian here: Til Utenriksdepartementetv/ Statssekretær Eivind Vad Petersson Innspill til stortingsmelding om…

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Memorial for Victoria Amelina

Date:  Saturday, September 30, 2023, 6:00PM ET Location:  Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446 The event is organized by Askold Melnyczuk, hosted by Brookline Booksmith, and co-sponsored by Ukrainian Research Institute Harvard University (HURI) For more information about the event and how to join see: https://www.brooklinebooksmith.com/event/memorial-victoria-amelina

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Propagating new identities in occupied Ukraine: From the Donbas to Kherson

The Norwegian Network for Research on Ukraine (UKRAINETT), and the Norwegian Defence University College (FHS) are pleased to invite you to a short seminar with Senior Researcher Håvard Bækken and Associate Professor Mykola Homanyuk on 9 October 2023 (09.00 – 10.30 am) at Oslomet, Pilestredet 46, Clara Holsts hus, Athene 1 or via Zoom (NOTE LINK…

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‘Accounting for Democracy’ in coping with the challenges of the Russo-Ukrainian wartime

28 August 2023 at 14:00 – 15:30 (Norwegian time) at OsloMet Pilestredet 46, room PA113 and Zoom: https://oslomet.zoom.us/j/62018368619 MEETING ID 620 1836 8619 PASSWORD 246908 Seminar with Veronika Vakulenko, Nord University (Norway) Giuseppe Grossi, Kristianstad University (Sweden) and Nord University (Norway) Hans-Jürgen Bruns, Leibniz University Hannover (Germany) Moderated by Marthe Handå Myhre NIBR, OsloMet (Norway) In…

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UKRAINETT digital seminar 2 (22 June)

1. Wartime surveys and current public opinion towards war issues in Ukraine 2. Recovering after the de-occupation: the case of two hromadas in Ukraine 22 June 2023 10:00-11:30 (Norwegian time) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://oslomet.zoom.us/j/5683407704?pwd=OEQxMVUvVTYyMDJvWkFPWTZnNXpjZz09 Meeting ID: 568 340 7704Password: 506074 1. Wartime surveys and current public opinion towards war issues in Ukraine A lecture by Anton…

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UKRAINETT digital seminar 1 (20 June)

20 June at 10.00 – 11:30 (Norwegian time) 1. Interviews Amid the War: “24/02/22, 5 am” Documentation Initiative 2. Higher education challenges in the war-torn Ukraine: the case of six Universities Join Zoom Meetinghttps://oslomet.zoom.us/j/5683407704?pwd=OEQxMVUvVTYyMDJvWkFPWTZnNXpjZz09 Meeting ID: 568 340 7704Password: 506074 1. Interviews Amid the War: “24/02/22, 5 am” Documentation Initiative A lecture by Natalia Otrishchenko,…

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