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.