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Ukraine – trying to put the unimaginable into words

Published: 17 March 2022
The Flag of Ukraine.

Vice-Chancellor Maria Knutson Wedel writes about the incomprehensible, the inconceivable, that Russia has invaded Ukraine.

Maria Knutson Wedel writes:

– Following the Government’s request, SLU and other Swedish universities have paused collaborations with Russian state institutions. Some individual collaborations may continue under certain conditions. I would never have imagined that one day, war and global politics would dictate who we can collaborate and research with. However, as a public authority we must do our bit, whichever way we can. Our academic values and democratic principles will be more important than ever as decisions are taken from now on.

Read the Vice Chancellor's blog - scroll down for text in English.

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