Ukraine Wednesdays Lecture Series


Join the Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (CSEEES) for our second Ukraine Wednesdays lecture series. This lecture series began in spring 2022 in order to help OSU students, faculty, staff, and the general public better understand the war in Ukraine and Ukrainian heritage, history, and culture. A full list of all lectures in this series can be found below.

Past Lectures

Autumn 2022

  • "Scorched Earth, Broken Lives: Photographing War in Your Homeland" with Sasha Maslov
  • "Food at the Time of War: Perceptions, Adaptations, Functions" with Marianna Dushar and Anastasia Lakhtikova

  • "Essaying on Ukrainian Identity and Decoloniality" with Sonya Bilocerkowycz (SUNY Geneseo)

  • "How the War in Ukraine is Changing Poland" with Cristina Maza (National Journal)

  • "Desperate to Break Free: How Soviet Institutional Legacies Shaped Ukraine's Economic Development" with Yaroslava Babych (ISET)

Spring 2022

  • "The War in Ukraine: Politics and Human Rights" with Jaro Bilocerkowycz and Paul Morrow (U. of Dayton)
  • "Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Insights from the Recent Past, 1991—present" with David Hoffman (Ohio State U.)
  • "Ukrainian Russophone Literary Landscape" with Catherine O’Neil (U.S. Naval Academy)
  • "Lives on Edge in the Republic of Moldova: Invasion East of the Dniester" with Lorraine Wallace (Ohio State U.)
  • "Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: What Impact on Agricultural Trade and Food Prices?" with Ian Sheldon (Ohio State U.)
  • "Ukrainian Architectural Heritage at Risk" with Ashley Bigham (Ohio State U.)
  • "The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: The Voice from a NATO Frontline State" with Dr. Beata Górka-Winter (U. of Warsaw), Dr. Przemysław Biskup (Polish Institute of International Affairs), and Dr. Jarosław Szczepański (U. of Warsaw)