The war on Ukraine

28 February 2022

Find the latest information on what the University is doing for Ukrainian academics and students, and resources for staff and students on Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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Rapid response law webinar on the war on Ukraine

07 Mar 2022

The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law and Centre for European Legal Studies held an online semiar with a host of experts covering...

Vigil against the war on Ukraine

04 Mar 2022

Around 1,000 people attended a special vigil for Ukraine organised by the University of Cambridge on the evening of Thursday 3 March.

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On Geopolitics Podcast: Russia invades Ukraine

03 Mar 2022

Prof Brendan Simms interviews the University's Ukraine expert Dr Rory Finnin for a special edition of the Centre for Geopolitics podcast.


On Putin: the man behind the war

03 Mar 2022

Bridget Kendall, Master of Peterhouse, discusses her encounters with the man behind Russia's horrifying war on Ukraine.

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Emergency event: Russia's war on Ukraine

28 Feb 2022

Prof Brendan Simms from the Centre for Geopolitics assembled a panel of experts from Cambridge and beyond - including Kyiv - to discuss Russia's...

Ukraine needs solidarity not ‘Crimnesia'

22 Feb 2022

Cambridge's associate professor of Ukrainian studies places the country's current crisis in historical and regional context, offering chilling...

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Bringing Ukraine to the screen

06 Nov 2015

Over the past eight years, the University of Cambridge has become Britain’s pre-eminent showcase for documentary and feature films from and about...

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Don’t call it a civil war – Ukraine’s conflict is an act of Russian aggression

24 Aug 2015

As Ukraine marks 24 years since its independence from the Soviet Union, it is embroiled in the most dangerous armed conflict in Europe – against the...

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Past as Prelude: An International Conference on Polish-Ukrainian Relations

22 Jun 2015

On June 30 and 1 July 2015, the new Polish Studies programme at the University of Cambridge will host an international conference on the future of...

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The Crimean Tatar Sürgün: Past and Present

20 May 2014

In this article, originally published on the CRASSH website, Dr Rory Finnin - University Lecturer and Director of the Cambridge Ukrainian Studies...

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A divided Ukraine: Europe’s most dangerous idea

28 Mar 2014

In this article, originally published on the CRASSH website, Dr Rory Finnin - University Lecturer and Director of the Cambridge Ukrainian Studies...

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Bringing Europe’s giant out of the shadows

22 Feb 2013

Ukraine is the largest country within Europe, but for decades it has been the continent’s ‘terra malecognita’, poorly known and badly understood.

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