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Virtual Conference


Oleksandr Mykhed's second lecture is entitled 'Ukrainian culture during the full scale invasion', and is on how contemporary art, literature and cinema reflect the Russian invasion and defend Ukraine.

Oleksandr Mykhed is a writer and scholar with an international reputation. Andrey Kurkov, the president of PEN Ukraine, says:  "Oleksandr is one of the prominent Ukrainian writers of the younger generation." He is a member of PEN Ukraine, has contributed to the Financial Times and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. He now serves in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Oleksandr's first lecture, on 'The Language of War' can be viewed on Youtube.


The virtual residency has been created by the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages with support from the TORCH Cultural Programme as well as a number of colleges (Lady Margaret Hall, New College, Somerville College, University College, Wadham College).