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 The Russian Attack of Ukraine 


(Mis)understanding Ukraine and Russia’s War

Olesya Khromeychuk

Wednesday March 18, 5 pm ET


The Chair of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Ottawa and the Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association (UCPBA) Ottawa Chapter  cordially invite you to the 36th Annual Ivan Franko Memorial Lecture to be delivered by Olesya Khromeychuk and entitled “Misunderstanding Ukraine and Russia’s War.”

Danyliw 2018 Seminar

Call for papers

Proposal Deadline: 28 June 2018


The 2018 Danyliw Research Seminar on Contemporary will be held on 8-10 November. The Seminar is welcoming proposals for research papers, as well as for new books or documentaries. The proposal deadline is 21 June 2018. The Seminar will cover travel and accommodation of the invited international participants.

2018 Summer School

in Ukraine

Zaporizhzhia, 25-30 June 2018


The Chair of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Ottawa is co-sponsoring the Ninth International Social Science Summer School in Ukraine, to be held in Zaporizhzhia on 25-30 June 2018.

Rien à réserver pour l'instant. Revenez nous voir bientôt.


Danyliw Research Seminar

7-9 November 2019


The Seminar, supported by the Danyliw Foundation, invites proposals for research papers under the broad thematic clusters of conflict, reform, identity and society. Thirty international participants are expected. The proposal deadline is June 27, 2019.

Kule Scholarship
on Ukraine

Application Deadline: 1 February 2024

Drs. Peter and Doris Kule

The Chair is announcing a new competition of the Drs. Peter and Doris Kule Doctoral Scholarships on Contemporary Ukraine. It is open to Canadian and international students and covers four years of doctoral studies, with all tuition waived, in political science, sociology, anthropology or other fields related to the Chair research mission.

The Ukraine List (UKL)

logo Ukrainian List (UKL)

A newsletter on Chair activities, Ukrainian Studies and developments in Ukraine episodically sent by email to thousands of subcribers worldwide. Compiled by Dominique Arel ( since 1998, five years before he became the Chairholder in 2003.


January 2019


The Chair of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Ottawa cordially present The Kerch Strait Attack and the Russia-Ukraine War by the Hon. Andriy Shevchenko. In the Q&A, Ambassador Shevchenko will address other pressing questions, including the granting of autocephaly to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine and the 2019 presidential election.

Summer School

25-30 June 2018

Drs. Peter and Doris Kule

The Chair has for years co-sponsored an Annual Social Science Summer School in Ukraine, with twenty international students and a dozen faculties for an intensive week of presentations, lectures and activities. The 2018 School will be held in Zaporizhzhia.


May 2018

Dominique Arel is Academic Director of the ASN World Convention, held at Columbia University, NY, with 700+ international participants on Ukraine and eight other regional and thematic fields. Chair students Natalia Stepaniuk, Klavdia Tatar, Quentin Corbel and Robert Lummack were on the 2018 program.

Drs. Peter and Doris Kule
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