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09.06.2013 | News

London's top Ukrainian landmark turns 25

2013 marks the 25th anniversary since the statute of St Volodymyr was erected in Londons leafy Holland Park. The bronze monument on a marble pedestal was unveiled in 1988 to celebrate the...

30.05.2013 | News

Colourful Ukrainian Vyshyvanka walk comes to Central London

Over one hundred Ukrainians marched through Central London on Saturday May 25, 2013, celebrating the traditional Ukrainian embroidery costume Vyshyvanka. The walk was held at the same time as a...

08.05.2013 | News

Ukrainian Students' Society launches at the London School of Economics

The Ukrainian Institute is happy to announce that our friends from the London School of Economics have recently re-established the LSE Ukrainian Society, a students community which has as its aim to unite Ukrainians, currently..

01.05.2013 | News

Marynovychs talk in London brings to light major risks for Ukraines future development

Myroslav Marynovych, Vice-Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University, founder of Amnesty International Ukraine and a founding member of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group, held a talk at the Ukrainian Institute in...

28.04.2013 | News

Ukrainian Easter Eggs workshop in London draws international interest

The Ukrainian Institute hosted a traditional Easter Egg Pysanky workshop in London on Saturday, April 13th that drew wide interest from an international audience and included participants from the UK, China, Russia, Ireland,...

21.04.2013 | News

Some of the worlds finest hand crafted decorative eggs on display in London

The Ukrainian Institute in London hosted an exhibition on April 17 & 18 of the 2013 exclusive collection of bespoke art objects, courtesy of the world renowned Monakhova Art Gallery, Ukraine, manufacturers of some of the worlds finest...

Vitaly Klitschko in London
27.03.2013 | News

Vitaly Klitschko gives a talk at the Ukrainian Institute in London

Reigning WBC heavyweight champion and leader of the UDAR (Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform) political party Vitaly Klitschko gave a talk at the Ukrainian Institute in Holland Park on March 25, 2013. The recently established Ukrainian political party UDAR (an acronym that...

19.03.2013 | News

Ukrainian Literary Club in London features BBC Book of the Year shortlist finalist

The Ukrainian Literary Club in London held its monthly meeting on Saturday, March 16, featuring special guest Yaroslav Melnyk, BBC Ukrainian Book of the Year 2012 shortlist finalist. Ukrainian contemporary writer...

09.03.2013 | News

Ukraine: Terra Malecognita? A Roundtable with the leading Ukrainian Studies' experts in the West held in London

The Ukrainian Institute in London hosted a star studded line-up of international Ukrainian Studies experts on March 6th, 2013, featuring presentations from leading scholars from Harvard, Cambridge, Alberta and Humboldt Universities. Serhii...

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08.03.2013 | News

Philipp Köker holds a talk on Central and Eastern European presidents and their power to block legislation

Philipp Köker, PhD candidate at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL, held a talk at the Ukrainian Institute in London on Thursday, February 28, entitled ...

Patriarch Slipyj and Fr Iwan Dacko
22.02.2013 | News

50th anniversary of the liberation of Patriarch Josyf Slipyj from Soviet labour camps commemorated in London

February 2013 marks the 50thanniversary of the release of Patriarch Josyf Slipyj, Head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, who was sent to a Soviet concentration camp in 1945, where he...

14.02.2013 | News

How to Finish a Revolution Talk by Orysia Lutsevych. Listen to Podcast here

Orysia Lutsevych, 2012 Robert Bosch Fellow at Chatham House, held a talk How to Finish a Revolution Civil Society and Democracy in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, on Thursday 7...

06.12.2012 | News

Viktor Yushchenko speaks at the Ukrainian Institute in London

Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine (2005-2010) held a talk at the Ukrainian Institute in London on December 4, 2012 during which he focussed on Ukraines democratic progress, where it currently...

16.11.2012 | News

Ukraines capital named as the top rising European destination in a new survey

TripAdvisor Names Kyiv Europes Top Destination On The Rise TripAdvisor announced its Travelers Choice 2012, naming Ukrainian capital Kyiv the top destination on the rise among the cities of The...

03.10.2012 | News

New Programme in Innovation and Entrepreneurship launched in Ukraine

A new programme of Innovation and Entrepreneurship was launched at the Ukrainian Catholic Universitys Lviv Business School ( LvBS), with eighteen students from across Ukraine already enrolled in the first programme. The...

01.10.2012 | News

Statement on the adoption of a libel law in Ukraine

The Ukrainian Parliament has drafted a law that would make defamation punishable by up to five years in prison, restoring a Soviet-era practice that Ukraine abolished 11 years ago. Reporters...

27.09.2012 | News

Oxford University IMI publishes latest research on returning Ukrainian migrants

Oxford Universitys International Migration Institute today published a paper on how migrants, who return to Ukraine, reintegrate into the legal sphere. The working paper entitled Facts and Fabrications: Experiences of...

30.08.2012 | News

Cambridge Ukrainian Studies launch a lecture series at the Ukrainian Institute in London

Cambridge Ukrainian Studies, a programme of the Department of Slavonic Studies at the University of Cambridge, and the Ukrainian Institute in London, an affiliate of the Ukrainian Catholic University, today...

31.07.2012 | News

George Orwell and the Ukrainian Refugees: The Untold Story of Animal Farm

Text by Halyna Tatara, London The year 2012 marks the 65th anniversary of the publication of George Orwells most famous allegorical novel Animal Farm by Ukrainian refugees living in displaced...

26.07.2012 | News

Statement on news from the Vatican Press Service

As reported on Saturday by the Vatican Press Service, Pope Benedict XVI approved the decision of the Synod of Bishops and appointed Father Borys Gudziak, rector of the Ukrainian Catholic...

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