Bohdan Tokarskyi

Bohdan Tokarskyi

Postdoctoral Researcher

The poetics of the making of the self in Ukrainian (Soviet) modernist literature

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Bohdan Tokarskyi is a literary scholar specialising in Ukrainian Studies, in particular Ukraine’s twentieth century and contemporary literature, with a research interest in the intersections between poetry, philosophy and psychology. He studied for a Master’s degree in European Literature and Culture at the University of Cambridge (2015), where he subsequently completed his doctoral work as a Gates Cambridge Scholar and taught as Affiliated Lecturer in Ukrainian Studies. In his doctoral thesis, Tokarskyi explored the works of the Soviet Ukrainian dissident poet Vasyl Stus. Previously, he was a Prisma Ukraїna Fellow at the Forum Transregionale Studien in Berlin and a URIS Fellow at the University of Basel.