Roman Szporluk


Mykhailo S. Hrushevs'kyi Professor of Ukrainian History, Emeritus, Harvard University

Faculty Associate
Ukraine in the 19th and 20th centuries
Poland since 1795
nationality problems in imperial Russia and the USSR.
Current Project
“Modern Ukraine”; “Ukrainian-Russian Relations”
Selected Publications

"Poland in Modern Ukrainian History (1795-1991)." August Zaleski Lecture Series, Harvard Center for European Studies, Cambridge, MA, October 2012, (available online).

Formuvannia modernykh natsiy: Ukraina, Rosiya, Pol'shcha   (the formation of modern nations: Ukraine, Russia, Poland)    (Kiev: Dukh i Litera, 2013)

The August Zaleski Lecture, "Poland in Modern Ukrainian History (1795-1991)," delivered by Szporluk at the Center for European Studies in October 2012, is available at:

U poshukakh maibutnioho chasu [In search of future time] (Kyiv: Grani-T Publishers, 2010).

“The Making of Modern Ukraine: The Western Dimension,” in A Laboratory of Transnational History, ed. Georgii Kasianov and Philipp Ther (CEU Press, 2009), 249–286. 

"Publish or Perish: Texts and Peoples," Harvard Ukrainian Studies, vol. 32-33 (2011-14): 763-83.