P. T. Tronko Center for Area Studies

Subdivision contacts:

Room 604, 6 Svobody Sq, 61022, Kharkiv

+380 (57) 705-20-61

The P. T. Tronko Center for Area Studies was founded as a research structural unit of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University in 2008. It coordinates research in the field of area studies at the University, in Kharkiv and Kharkiv region. The Center was created with the support of the All-Ukrainian Association of Area Studies Specialists in order to preserve and develop the traditions of scientific area studies.

The employees of the Center regularly participate in conferences, symposia, seminars, roundtables on topical issues of area studies; organize contests of student research papers in the field; provide assistance to faculty and students, as well as other interested parties, in area studies research; study and generalize the experience of area studies centers.

The employees of the Center promote the historical and cultural heritage of our region in the media, give consultations to teachers of “Kharkiv Region Studies” of the city and the region. The Center conducts classes in historical area studies (including optional ones), various excursions, consultations on creating expositions of museums and exhibitions. The Center carries out important projects related to publication of archive materials, area studies literature, other printed matter (primarily, in preparing various calendars of memorable dates, anniversary collections, encyclopaedic and reference literature, guides).
The Center cooperates with humanitarian academic and educational institutions, with the Ukrainian Society for Protection of Historical and Cultural Monuments, and other organizations.

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