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Dr. Yuliya Hilevych

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Yuliya's work centers on the historical and sociological study of reproduction, with a specific focus on social relations, and health and population policies. Her research spans a broad geography covering Ukraine, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, where she has experience conducting fieldwork. Her research adopts a cross-national comparative perspective, which she started developing in the course of her work for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Yuliya is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economic and Social History at the University of Groningen. Previously, she was a British Academy Newton International Fellow in the Faculty of History at the University of Cambridge (2018-2019). Subsequently she was a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Lincoln in the UK (2020-2021), where she is currently a Visiting Research Fellow. Yuliya is also an affiliated scholar at the Radboud Group for Historical Demography and Family History (Radboud University Nijmegen), and at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demography Institute (NIDI).

Yuliya holds BA and MA degrees in Sociology from the University of Lviv in Ukraine, and a PhD in Historical Sociology from Wageningen University (a joint degree with Radboud University) in the Netherlands.


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