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Volodymyr Kulikov

Volodymyr Kulikov Department of History, Karazin Kharkiv National University
Eastern European Business in a Global Perspective. The Leading Companies in the Early Twentieth Century
"How to Teach Europe" Fellowship Programme

Volodymyr Kulikov is a research fellow at the Department of History, Karazin Kharkiv National University in Ukraine. He defended his dissertation on “Peasant Economy in the Kharkiv Province of the Russian Empire (late nineteenth – early twentieth century)” at the Karazin Kharkiv National University in 2005. He has held various research fellowships, such as that of The Fulbright Scholar Program at The Kennan Institute in Washington, D.C. (2016-17), The Visby Program Fellowship at Uppsala University, Sweden (2015), and the Research Fellowship of the Black Sea Link Program at New Europe College in Bucharest (2012-13). His has published numerous studies on the history of industrialization and entrepreneurship in Eastern Europe and on the history of company towns in Ukraine. He is the program manager of the Kowalsky Program for the Study of Eastern Ukraine in Kharkiv run by The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies of the University of Alberta. He has taught courses on various historical subjects as well as on Digital Humanities at the Karazin Kharkiv National University and at the Central European University in Budapest.

Selected publications:

  • Industrialization and Transformation of the Landscape in the Donbas Region (Late 19th – Early 20th Century). In Migration and Landscape Transformation. Changes in Central and Eastern Europe in the 19th and 20th Century, edited by Heidi Hein-Kircher and Martin Zuckert, 57–81. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016.
  • Foreign Entrepreneurs and Industrialization in South Russia in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century. In New Europe College Black Sea Link Program Yearbook 2012-2013, ed. Irina Vainovski-Mihai, Bucharest: New Europe College, 2014, 83–107.
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