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Emerging Researchers II: Academic Papers from IUfU Scholarship Program

Emerging Researchers II: Academic Papers from IUfU Scholarship Program

Feb 5, 2024

In the Fall Semester of 2022, Invisible University for Ukraine launched a scholarship program aiming to support students from Ukrainian universities co-funded by the Open Society University Network and the…

The Gender Representation of Male Veterans of the Russo-Ukrainian War in Ukrainian Feature Films (2019–2022)

The Gender Representation of Male Veterans of the Russo-Ukrainian War in Ukrainian Feature Films (2019–2022)

Dec 26, 2023

As of May 2023, when this article was completed amidst the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian war, it is imperative to contemplate cultural works that depict the return of combatants to civilian life,…

Working With Archives Amid a War: Experience of a Ukrainian PhD Student

Working With Archives Amid a War: Experience of a Ukrainian PhD Student

Nov 28, 2023

In this study, Maryna Tarasiuk tries to make sense of how Ukrainian archives are managed and how people can access historical documents during an armed conflict—a topic that has become…

The Instance of Enunciation in the Researcher’s Position

The Instance of Enunciation in the Researcher’s Position

Nov 28, 2023

Publicly given speeches are often perceived with too much focus on their literal content. Yet, the functioning of public speech appears to be a lot more complicated to analyze, especially…

Voices of IUfU: Memories from the Past Semesters

Voices of IUfU: Memories from the Past Semesters

Sep 7, 2023

Before the beginning of the new fall semester of the Invisible University for Ukraine, editors of Visible Ukraine share their memories and experiences from the previous semesters. Fall is coming,…

The Scheme of Squares and Main Roads of Zhytomyr (1991)

(Post-)Soviet Transition, Memory Politics, and the Postcolonial Lens

Aug 15, 2023

The full-scale Russian aggression has led to questioning the memory politics in Ukraine, which raised intensive debates about the appropriacy of imperial and Soviet memorials, monuments, and other sites of…

Why Ukraine’s Millions of Displaced People Will Define Its Future

Why Ukraine’s Millions of Displaced People Will Define Its Future

Jan 10, 2023

“They bombed our apartment,” Sasha told me nonchalantly in Kyiv last May. Fortunately, no one was hurt. She and her husband Dimitri were busy in a friend’s kitchen preparing Molotov…

Language, in the Plural

Language, in the Plural

Jan 4, 2023

I must have already been a teenager when I learnt that my great-grandmother used to switch to German whenever she wanted some privacy from her children or grandchildren. Older women…