The student scientific group "Historian" works at the Department of Ukrainian Studies, Cultural Studies and History of Science!

If you are interested in history, in particular the history of Ukraine and Ukrainian culture, the history of science and technology, we invite you to join the work of our group.


Students have the opportunity to:

  • to take part in the first round of the All-Ukrainian Student Olympiad in History, preparing for it with professional teachers under the scientific guidance of specialists
  • to become authors of scientific research in the field of history of Ukraine, Ukrainian culture, science and technology
  • to visit scientific and popular science events organized by teachers of the department and invited scientists
  • to take part in scientific conferences in Kharkiv and other cities of Ukraine, in particular the annual student scientific conference "UKRAINE AND THE WORLD: HUMANITARIAN AND TECHNICAL ELITE AND SOCIAL PROGRESS", having received a scientific publication of abstracts.

The department organizes the following sections of the conference: "Current issues of Ukrainian history", "Spiritual culture of Ukraine: traditions and modernity", "History of science and technology".

Proceedings of previous conferences can be found at:



Student scientific group "Historian" operates in accordance with the orders of the rector of NTU "KhPI" № 394 of the OD of 10.09.2019 and № 272 OD of June 11, 2021, as well as the Standard Regulations on the student scientific group of the National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute ".

The work of the group is aimed at identifying and attracting talented young people to scientific activities, in-depth study of history by students, acquiring research skills and applying knowledge in practice, discussing current issues of historical science, expanding general and professional worldview and increasing the competitiveness of NTU "KhPI" .


Typical regulations about a student research group:

Co-chairs of the group:

Professor of the Department of Ukrainian Studies, Cultural Studies and History of Science, Candidate of Historical Sciences Savchenko Leonid Petrovich (email:

Associate Professor of the Department of Ukrainian Studies, Cultural Studies and History of Science, Candidate of Historical Sciences Dvorkin Igor Vladimirovich (email:

The field methodical seminar of the Department of Ukrainian Studies, Cultural Studies and History of Science as a part of the team of teachers and employees of the Faculty of Social and Humanitarian Technologies of NTU "KhPI" took place on October 9, 2021. In the context of research and teaching of the discipline "History and Culture of Ukraine" to travel to his native land and learn about the pages of its history, features of socio-cultural and artistic life of Sloboda Ukraine is very important. This is what the methodical seminar for Trostyanets and Okhtyrka was dedicated to.

March 3, 2021, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Lesya Ukrainka Professor Mykhailo Krasikov met with students of the BEM institute and Anna Petrovna Stolya - a 1959 graduate of NTU "KhPI", a famous local historian, author of books about Lesya Ukrainka, Hryhoriy Skovoroda, Taras Shevchenko and other writers . The topic of the meeting was "Lesya Ukrainka in Kharkiv". Our students not only listened attentively, but also read Lesya Ukrainka's poetry perfectly. Finally, Anna Petrovna presented some students with her book about Lesya Ukrainka, and also donated to the Ethnographic Museum "Slobozhansky Treasures". G. Khotkevych's priceless relic - her graduation album.

In September and December 2020, associate professors of the Department of Ukrainian Studies, Cultural Studies and History of Science Svitlana Telukha and Artem Kharchenko were participants in international scientific workshops conducted by the Moldova Institute Leipzig (MIL). The events were dedicated to the field of conflicts of memory and finding ways to overcome the past, the problem of human rights. The workshops took place in the cities of Berlin-Leipzig-Dresden (Germany). The work of the workshops included a series of meetings with representatives of German universities and cultural institutions, visits to memorial sites, work with research projects. Participants from Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia had the opportunity to discuss with German colleagues, learn about the peculiarities of commemorative practices in Germany, discuss the educational process. During the event, a number of excursions were organized for the participants, including a visit to the Dresden Gallery.

  1. Associate Professor Artem Kharchenko, during the discussion of the report of Dr. Achim Bayer "Stumbling blocks in Leipzig: everyday experience, problems, prospects for the future."
  2. Exhibits of the Dresden Gallery.
  3. Associate professor Svitlana Telukha during project work.
  4. Associate professors Svitlana Telukha and Artem Kharchenko, after awarding diplomas to the participants of the workshop.

14 січня 2021 року доцент кафедри Харченко Артем став учасником міжнародного наукового семінару (вимушено захід було проведено онлайн), який мав відбутись в Університеті Хайфи (Ізраїль). Захід було проведено в межах виконання міжнародного дослідницького проекту “Vivat Membrum Quodlibet: контакти єврейських та неєврейських студентів в імперському університеті Харкова, 1805-1862 рр.”. Під час заходу з доповідями стосовно проекту виступили доцент Харченко “Imperial University of Kharkiv and formation of Kharkiv Jewish Community, 1840-1870th” та Др. Світлана Наткович (Університет Хайфи, Ізраїль). Після виступу проект було обговорено за участі науковців Університету Хайфи та Єрусалимського університету. Виконання проекту продовжиться у 2021 р.
















5. Poster of an international scientific seminar.

On January 6, the first meeting of the Department of Ukrainian Studies, Cultural Studies and History of Science of NTU "KhPI" took place in the new 2021 year. The teaching staff of the department considered the procedure of NTU "KhPI" for the period of lockdown on January 8 - 24, features of remote winter examination session in full-time and part-time departments, planning and implementation of scientific and methodical work, as well as proper documentation including examination information. The staff of the department congratulates our colleagues and students on the New Year 2021 and continues its dedicated work.


At the regular meeting of the Department of Ukrainian Studies, Cultural Studies and History of Science, professors reported on the transition to distance learning, discussed the existing challenges of distance and online education. Teachers shared their experience.

There was also a successful discussion of the dissertationfor the degree of Candidate of Historical Sciences Pisarska Natalia Vitalievna on "Development of tractor enterprises (mid 40's - early 90's of the twentieth century." Specialty 07.00.07 - History of Science and Technology