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More-than-human Communities and Environmental Impacts of Russia’s war on Ukraine

Darya Tsymbalyuk writes, researches, and draws. Her work lies at the intersection of environmental humanities and artistic research, and engages with feminist and decolonial methodologies. Among public engagement, participatory and creative projects Darya has worked on are drawing, embroidery, mapping, and oral history workshops, exhibitions and summer schools. Her academic writing in relation to these methodologies can be found in Narrative Culture, Antennae: Journal of Nature in Visual Culture, Ruukku: Studies in Artistic Research, Modern Languages Open, and a co-authored book Limits of Collaboration: Art, Ethics, and Donbas (Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Ukraine). She has also received a Public Engagement Newcomer Award and was highly commended for the Public Engagement Innovation Award from the University of St Andrews (2019). During her fellowship at the School of Advanced Study Darya is working on a book manuscript about the environmental impact of Russia’s war on Ukraine, forthcoming with Polity. Darya was a Max Hayward Visiting Fellow at St Antony's College, University of Oxford (2022-23) having received her PhD from the University of St Andrews in 2021, graduating with the Principal's Medal. Her publications on knowledge, coloniality, ethics and inclusion have appeared in the Journal of International Relations and Development, Nature Human Behaviour, Kajet, The Funambulist Magazine: Politics of Space and Bodies, NiCHE: Network in Canadian History & Environment, and many other platforms. 
You can find more about her work at daryatsymbalyuk.com and/on Twitter: @DaryaTsymbalyuk