As a humanities institute that focuses on Ukrainian history, language and literature, it has eight students currently and hosts conferences and speakers. Political scientist Alexander Motyl is a frequent guest. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anne Applebaum is currently a research affiliate. Historian and author Timothy Snyder attended its summer program during the late 1990s, and America's third ambassador to Ukraine, Steven Pifer, visited the institute for briefings.
Harvard’s Ukrainian Research Institute shapes US view on Ukraine
By Ilya Timtchenko.
Photo by Ilya Timtchenko