New Fellows at the IWM During the Summer Months


We are happy to introduce our fellows who will be staying at the IWM during the summer months. You can learn more about their individual fellowships and research projects by clicking on their names. For interview requests and other media-related inquiries, please contact

Oleksandra Demianenko
Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy
July – August 2023
Social Protection in Ukraine: The Practice of Implementation in Conditions of Decentralization of Power and Martial Law
Ukraine in European Dialogue Fellowship Program

Sasha Dovzhyk
UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies / Ukrainian Institute London
August – September 2023
Once upon a Time in Ukraine: Tales of Full-scale Resistance
Ukraine in European Dialogue Fellowship Program

Ganna Kolesnyk
Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University
July – August 2023
Cultural Memory at Work: The Use of Traditional Female Images for Visualizing the War in Ukraine in Mass Media
Ukraine in European Dialogue Fellowship Program

Sergey Ivanov
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow
July – August 2023
The Perception of Byzantium in the Old Rus’
The World in Pieces

Kateryna Ruban
George Washington University
July – August 2023
Female Emancipation in Doctors’ Hands: OB-GYN Nina Holopatiuk and the Short History of Abortion in the USSR
Ukraine in European Dialogue Fellowship Program

Kateryna Shevchuk
Rivne State University of Humanities
July – August 2023
Ukrainian Art in the Time of War: Aesthetical and Performative Studies
Ukraine in European Dialogue Fellowship Program

Mariia Shuvalova
National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy
July – August 2023
First Go Novels, Then Go Tanks. Russian Contemporary Military Fiction (2009–2014) as a Tool of Propaganda
Ukraine in European Dialogue Fellowship Program

Non-residential Fellowship

Andrij Bojarov
Independent curator, researcher and translator
July – September 2023
Karolina Szymaniak: Być agentem wiecznej idei: Przemiany poglądów estetycznych Debory Vogel [Being an Agent of an Eternal Idea: The Transformation of Debora Vogel’s Aesthetic Views] (POL > UKR)
Paul Celan Fellowship for Translators