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Greetings from Prague

June 9, 2022

Students from our Summer Abroad Program in Prague arrived safely in the Czech Republic and are eager to start their 8-weeks long course in Czech language and culture.

Prague Study Abroad 2022

Pictured: a garden adjacent to the Anglo American University where our classroom is located, and with AAU's Marie Burda, who has been of...

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Welcome, Spring!

April 21, 2022

On April 6th, students of Czech and Polish celebrated the old Slavic tradition of Morena, which symbolizes the end of winter and beginning of spring. After reading poems and songs related to the custom, we made the figure of Morena from branches and scraps, carried her from the Barker Center, and symbolically dipped her into the Charles River. Welcome, Spring!

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Resources for Our Community Members Affected by the War in Ukraine

April 11, 2022

The Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs shares the following message and resources for community members affected by the war:

On February 24, 2022, military forces of the Russian Federation launched a full-scale armed assault against Ukraine. This invasion has resulted in the destruction of homes, schools, hospitals, whole cities, and the deaths of innocent civilians. It has brought distress to Ukrainians both in the country and...

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Protest in Groningen

The War in Ukraine: A Community Conversation

March 9, 2022

 

Please join us on  –for a conversation with the Harvard community on the ongoing war in Ukraine. Experts from Harvard’s Ukrainian Research Institute and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies will present their perspectives, provide up to date understanding on the state of the conflict, and engage in Q&A and conversation with the audience.

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President Bacow’s Opening Remarks at the Ukraine Under Attack panel

March 1, 2022

Statement on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Let me begin by offering my thanks to the Davis Center and the Ukrainian Research Institute, its co-sponsors, and our panelists. Universities are built to bring people together, and technology has increased our capacity to draw audiences from around the world. This gathering exemplifies our convening strength—and its tremendous value.

On Friday, I wrote the director and executive director of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute of my deep concern about the capricious and senseless invasion of Ukraine...

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