Documentation Do 30 Nov 2023

Impressions of the Opening of the Viadrina Center for Polish and Ukrainian Studies

With the Viadrina Center of Polish and Ukrainian Studies (VCPU), the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) has established a new central academic institution. Its aim is to create new opportunities for an intensified research of Ukrainian and Polish history, culture, politics and society in European and global entanglements.

The Center is headed by Prof. Dr. Dagmara Jajeśniak-Quast, Professor of Interdisciplinary Polish Studies, and Prof. Dr. Andrii Portnov, Professor of Entangled History of Ukraine.

At the inauguration ceremony, the directors of the VCPU and the participants in the panel discussion shared their thoughts on the perspectives for Polish and Ukrainian Studies at the Viadrina and worldwide.

Images of the opening by Miglė Bareikytė (EUV)