Summer School 2015

This is the page of the Ukrainian group 2015 for the UCL Global Citizenship Summer School Danube on Thames.

Navigator: Roland Papp

Crew:  Amal Said, Amirah Mohd Amran,  Nalan Azak, Chenge Liu, Hannah Farrell, James Brooke, Lauren Sun,  Olof Eriksson, Ravina Shah, Tahir Khanzada, Tomasz Chawluk, Valerie Ngow Yingli, Zhi Yin Chan

Ukrainian National Symbols

Державний гімн України- Ukrainian National Anthem Ще не вмерла Україна- Ukraine Has Not Yet Perished Ще не вмерла України і слава, і воля, Shche ne vmerla Ukrayiny i slava, i volya, Ukraine’s glory has not yet died, nor her freedom, Ще нам, браття молодії, усміхнеться доля. Shche nam, brattia molodiyi, usmikhnet’sia dolia. Upon us, compatriots, … Continue reading Ukrainian National Symbols

The Ukrainian Vyshyvanka (Traditional Embroidered Shirt)

UKRANIAN VYSHYVANKA The Vyshyvanka (Вишива́нка) is a traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirt. The date the Vyshyvanka was first made remains unknown, yet it formed gradually with the implementation of symbolic decorative patterns on the shirt. The history of Ukraine, its belief and culture are symbolised on the embroidered shirts.         The decorative patterns … Continue reading The Ukrainian Vyshyvanka (Traditional Embroidered Shirt)

The Perpetual Persecution of the Romani population, with a focus on Modern Ukraine

The Romani are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group, living mostly in Europe and the Americas. The Romani population is dispersed throughout Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey, Spain and France as well as the USA and Brazil. They originated in India, leaving Northern India between the sixth and eleventh century, migrating west, before arriving in Europe … Continue reading The Perpetual Persecution of the Romani population, with a focus on Modern Ukraine

Danube and Ukraine today

As the Danube River, being the second-largest European river in length (2,850 km), flows east, it comes through Romania and Ukraine before it reaches its end in the Black Sea. Approximately 3,8% of the Danube is within the Ukrainian border. Ukraine became a signatory state to the Danube River Protection Convention in 1994, and the … Continue reading Danube and Ukraine today

Ukrainian Folk Songs and the Danube

The Danube has been a recurring theme within Ukrainian folk songs. These folk songs are divided into different categories expressing the common experiences, history and daily lives of the Ukrainian people and manifest human emotions. These experiences cover the entire life span, and it is probably because of the universal content and the artful clarity … Continue reading Ukrainian Folk Songs and the Danube

The Platform Ukraine Conference

The Platform Ukraine Conference took place between 6th and 7th June and was appropriately held at UCL’s School of Eastern European and Slavonic Studies (SSEES), where the project is based.  The conference was a culmination of continuous multidisciplinary academic research on post-socialist Ukraine, with a special focus on the crisis that began in 2014. There … Continue reading The Platform Ukraine Conference