Dr Olena Palko
Dr Olena Palko is a junior scholar with an interdisciplinary profile. She studied political science and philosophy at the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kiev and obtained her doctorate in political science at the Institute of Political Science and Ethnology at the National Academy of Sciences in Kiev. Dr Palko also completed further PhD studies in history at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England in March 2017. Her research interests are the political and cultural history of Ukraine in the 20th century. Dr Palko’s research to date has focused on the question of the Bolsheviks’ consolidation of power in Ukraine in the 1920s.
We are very pleased that Dr Olena Palko has been awarded an SNSF PRIMA Fellowship for her project "Red Tower of Babel: Soviet minorities experiment in interwar Ukraine" and congratulate her warmly on this success!
Dr Olena Palko was the only historian to prevail in an extremely competitive competition and will be the first PRIMA scholar to conduct research with us at the Department of History (from August 2022).
Dr Olena Palko is currently a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the Department of History, Classics and Archeology at the University of London. From August 2017 to January 2018 (HS17), she conducted research as a URIS Fellow at the Department of History. (More on Olena Palko's biography and research activities).
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