Funding

URIS receives funding from the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI).

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Fellowship

Each year, the initiative awards two “URIS fellowships”. They are open to postdoctoral and senior scholars in the humanities, cultural studies and social sciences.

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Network

URIS maintains a database on Swiss-Ukrainian research and organises regular events within the academic network.

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Events

URIS regularly organizes Ukrainian language courses, workshops, and a digital Ukraine lecture series with renowned experts from Switzerland and abroad every autumn semester. The URIS event calendar lists all of our current activities.

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University of Basel

The fellowship enables the recipient to spend six months researching at the University of Basel, which has established itself as a dynamic centre for research on Eastern Europe with strong international networks.

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Advisory Board


Prof Dr Korine Amacher

Professor of Russian and Soviet History at the University of Geneva

Dr Harald Binder

Center for Urban History, Lviv

Prof Dr Thomas Grob

Professor of Slavic and General Literature at the University of Basel

Prof Dr Gwendolyn Sasse

Director Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS)

Dr Riccarda Torriani

Diplomat, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland (FDFA)

Prof Dr Frithjof Benjamin Schenk

Professor for Eastern European History at the University of Basel

Contact

If you have any further questions about URIS, please contact us.

Prof Dr Frithjof Benjamin Schenk
Head of URIS, Professor for Eastern European History, University of Basel

Oliver Göhler, MA
Scientific Coordinator URIS

University of Basel
Department of History
Hirschgässlein 21
CH-4051 Basel

uris@unibas.ch
T +41 61 207 46 83

Fellowship

The Fellowship Program of URIS is a core component of the initiative.

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Network

The URIS website presents an overview of ongoing Ukraine research projects in the humanities, cultural studies and social sciences.

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