Taras Shevchenko and the Spirit of Ukrainian Resistance

Taras Shevchenko and the Spirit of Ukrainian Resistance

✨ On the 9th of March Ukrainians marks the birthday of Taras Shevchenko, a famous Ukrainian poet, novelist, playwright, artist, political and public figure.

📌 A few days before Taras Shevchenko’s birthday Dr Nadiya Ivanenko and Dr Anastasiia Kolokolova will speak about this personality and his role in Ukrainian history. They will present him as a man of universal gifts and interests whose entire life and work were dedicated to the Ukrainian people.

You will learn about Taras Shevchenko as one of the most outstanding masters of Ukrainian fine art. His influence on Ukrainian culture has been so immense that he is viewed as an almost iconic figure with his great contribution to the growth of the national Ukrainian consciousness.

Taras Shevchenko’s works have been translated into almost all languages of the world. You will listen to his poems cited in different languages.


🔸 Dr Nadiya Ivanenko (PhD in Comparative Linguistics, Research

Fellow, Department of Education, Oxford University)

🔸 Dr Anastasiia Kolokolova (PhD in Ukrainian Philology, Independent

Ukrainian Tutor)

📅 When: 7 March 2023, 17.00-18.00

📍 Where: Taylorian Library, Room 2

The event is open and free to the public!

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