An International Workshop at the University of Victoria. Eastern and Southern Ukraine in Peace and War

Friday, 4 December 2015,

1.30 to 5.30 p.m. David Strong Building, Room C116

University of Victoria


1.30–1.35: Introductions

1.35–1.45: The Political Geography of Eastern and Southern Ukraine(Serhy Yekelchyk, UVic)

1.45–3.15: Session I: Eastern Ukraine

Volodymyr Kravchenko (U of Alberta): Kharkiv region

Orysia Maria Kulick (Stanford University): Dnipropetrovsk region

Hiroaki Kuromiya (Indiana University): The Donbas (historical focus)

William Jay Risch (Georgia College and State University): The Donbas (contemporary focus)

3.20–4.25: Session II: Southern Ukraine

Oleksandr Melnyk (University of Toronto): Kherson, Zaporizhia, and Mykolaïv Regions

Tanya Richardson (Wilfrid Laurier University): Odesa Region

Serhy Yekelchyk (University of Victoria): The Crimea

4.30–5.30: Session III: Round Table on “Building a New Ukraine in the Southeast”

Volodymyr Kravchenko, Orysia Maria Kulick, Hiroaki Kuromiya, Tanya Richardson, Willam Jay Risch, Serhy Yekelchyk


 An international workshop organized by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies, University of Victoria, with the support from the Ukrainian Studies Legacy Fund established by the Ukrainian Studies Society of Vancouver Island. Free and open to the public. Uvic parking rates apply.

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