Senior Researcher, M. Hrushevsky Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and Source Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv
Junior Visiting Fellow
(September 2014 – June 2015)
The Elite of Sloboda Ukraine and the Russian Empire-Building: Integration and Transformation
The aim of the project is to study the fate of Sloboda Ukraine Cossack Officials in the imperial transformations during the late 18th and the early 19th centuries. The topic will be considered against the broad background of the Russian empire-building and in comparison with strategies, used by St. Petersburg regarding other peripheral elites.