The Kowalsky Eastern Ukrainian Institute at Kharkiv National University invites you to attend the international symposium "Kharkiv-Vilnius: Universities and Nations in the Russian Empire in the Nineteenth Century."
The symposium will be held at the beginning of 2003 at the Department of Ukrainian Studies in the Faculty of Philosophy during the 200th anniversary year of Kharkiv National University.
The symposium will focus on the following issues:
The educational system in Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania at the end of the ancien régime;
Kharkiv University in the socio-political and cultural life of Russia, Ukraine, and Poland; and
Universities in the non-Russian regions of the Russian Empire: imperial political and public requirements.
The languages of the symposium will be in Ukrainian, Russian, Polish, and English.
If you accept this invitation, please submit a 200- to 300-word abstract by June 1, 2002, by e-mail, fax, or post to.
Kharkiv national university
ap.3-80, Svobody sq.,4, Kharkiv, 61077, Ukraine.
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