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ILFA welcomes a fellow researcher from Ukraine

Eva Eglāja-Kristsone

During the next few months, Ukrainian researcher Iryna Pupurs will be working at the Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia. Iryna Pupurs is a literature researcher from the T. Shevchenko Institute of Literature of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Kyiv (, department of comparative literature. Her main research interests include Orientalism in the Ukrainian and European literatures, Romanticism, imagology, and the problems of comparative literature studies. At the ILFA she will do a study on conceptual principles of creating modern literary encyclopedias by investigating the Latvian experience. She will also do research on comparative history of Ukrainian Romanticism and continue the study of Orientalism in Ukrainian Literature. Iryna Pupurs will be conducting a public seminar sometime in May to introduce her research projects.

An application to the fellowship grant program for Ukrainian scholars of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia and the State Education Development Agency is expected to provide support hosting for Iryna Pupurs.

LFMI continues to actively participate and take a coordinating effort in the international #ScienceForUkraine movement. #ScienceForUkraine movement.

Photo: ILFA’s director Eva Eglāja-Kristsone (on the left) and Ukrainian literature researcher Iryna Pupurs

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