The War in Ukraine: Events and Resources

Latest News:

Holding Russian war criminals accountable

Michael Scharf, Case Western Reserve University School of Law co-dean, is leading a panel to present legislation for war crimes court in Ukraine.

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Events:

Ukrainian Festival

On Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022 Project Ukraine will host a Ukrainian Festival to celebrate the country’s culture and food, and help raise funds to support Ukrainian children who are orphans. This event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in Thwing Center ballroom. 

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“Ukraine Conversations” with guest speaker Nataliia Honcharova

On Friday, April 15, 2022 the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association hosted a Zoom meeting with Nataliia Honcharova, a 21-year-old Ukrainian student living in Kyiv, Ukraine. 

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Effects of Russia’s War in Ukraine: A Firsthand Account from Europe

On Thursday, April 7, 2022 the International Studies program and its Department of History held a Zoom session with International Studies alumna Kimberly Osbern (CWR ’21).

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Russia’s War in Ukraine After One Month

On March 24, 2022, an expert panel of Case Western Reserve University faculty presented an analysis of Russia’s war in Ukraine one month after the invasion. 

See the March 24 Recording


The War in Ukraine: Perspectives from Academia

On March 4, 2022 economics professor Roman Sheremeta—a native Ukrainian—and visiting professor Paul Tiyambe Zeleza provided perspectives on the war from an international point-of-view and talked about what it means in the context of our global community. This event was part of the North Star Seminar Series.

See the March 4 Recording


Beyond Silicon Valley: A Conversation with Ukrainian Entrepreneur Sasha Bondar

On March 4, 2022 the Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted a discussion with Sasha Bondar, Founder of Reintech, a company that assists other tech companies to build and operate software development teams in Eastern Europe.

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Russia's War in Ukraine: A Panel Discussion with CWRU Faculty

On March 2, 2022 a panel of CWRU faculty provided an analysis of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, including presentations on the contemporary Russian and Ukrainian political contexts. This event included general discussion and questions from the audience. This event was not recorded.


Resources

Project Ukraine

Members of the Case Western Reserve University community are invited to join Project Ukraine. Project Ukraine is dedicated to sharing Ukrainian culture by holding events that are focused on Ukrainian customs, food and/or culture. Along with sharing culture, the group has humanitarian aid based projects to raise support for Ukrainian refugees and those who are directly involved with supporting these refugees as a result of the conflict with Russia in the current day.

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More Resources

  • The Economist and The Guardian have compiled their coverage to assist people in understanding the invasion.
  • The BBC put together a basic visual guide, while CNN uses maps to illustrate issues.
  • Vox addresses the implications of Vladimir Putin's announcement regarding nuclear weapons.
  • Economics faculty member Roman Sheremeta has advocated tirelessly for his native country over the past week, offering his insights to multiple local and national media outlets.
  • Associate Provost and Visiting North Star Distinguished Professor Paul Tiyambe Zeleza shares his observations in this piece, titled "Europe at War: The Specter of Competing Imperialisms."