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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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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Russia’s war in Ukraine: Where are we now and what next?

A lecture by Yevgeniya Gaber, Non-resident fellow, Atlantic Council / University of OdesaFollowed by Q&AChair: Tom Røseth, Norwegian Defence University College12 June 2023 13:00 – 14:00 In the fifteenth month of Russia’s aggressive war against Ukraine, its outcome remains largely unknown. While Ukraine has received unprecedented support from its Western allies and has proved successful…

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New project: Influx of Ukrainian, Russian and Belarusian Migrants

Influx of Ukrainian, Russian and Belarusian Migrants. Integration and Governance Dynamics in Nordic and Baltic States. Project owner: Western Norway University of Applied Sciences. Project number: 161678, NordForsk. The project aims to study the key areas of governance structures and reception facilities, social and educational support for refugee children and families, and integrational labor market…

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Open lecture on Russia’s manipulation in its war against Ukraine

Russia has been using historical manipulations and falsifications against Ukraine for ages in order to gain geopolitical influence and form desired narratives. A Ukrainian journalist, producer, and author of historical documentaries revealing unknown pages of Ukrainian history Akim Galimov will tell us more about a new Russian normality of re-writing history and creating a parallel…

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