The Ukrainian Institute, the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, and EdEra present the first online course on Ukraine's history and culture "Ukraine: History, Culture, and Identities" in Norwegian language. The translation of the course to Norwegian became possible thanks to a non-profit organization Familiehjelpen Ukraina.
The course "Ukraina. Historie, Kultur og Identitet" will lead the participants through a thousand years of Ukrainian history, from the Middle Ages Kyivan Rus' to the declaration of independence at the beginning of 1990s. It aims to provide basic knowledge of Ukrainian history and culture as well as reveal Ukraine's role in European and world history and dispel stereotypes.
Online course "Ukraine: History, Culture, and Identities" is already available on Udemy. It is free of charge. The course consists of video lectures and supporting materials providing a timeline, glossary, and a list of suggested readings on particular topics. The language of the course is Norwegian.
The developers of the course believe that Ukraine should not only be associated with war and the Chornobyl catastrophe. It is the biggest country in Europe, the birthplace of Kazymyr Malevich, Alla Horska, Oleksandr Dovzhenko, and many talented artists and public figures known all around the world. Ukraine has always influenced global history.
The online course «Ukraina. Historie, Kultur og Identitet» has 5 modules. Each module is dedicated to a particular historical period:
Online course is free of charge, only registration is required: