The Inventory of Ukrainian Historical Science on the Eve of 2017

The Inventory of Ukrainian Historical Science on the Eve of 2017

A historical seminar with the intriguing session title „Balance of Transformation: Ukrainian Historiography 25 Years since Dissolution of the USSR“ took place on the 16th of December 2016 at the Vasyl Karazin Kharkiv National University in cooperation with the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies and the Ukrainian Catholic University. Contrary to other history-related discussion platforms in Kharkiv, this seminar was carried out in a round table format, involving only historians which maintained a high level…

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Myroslav Shkandrij. REVOLUTION OR REACTION? UKRAINIAN NATIONALISM OF THE 1930s-1940s

  Professor Myroslav Shkandrij teaches Slavic Studies at the University of Manitoba. His recent books include: Jews in Ukrainian Literature: Representation and Identity (Yale University Press, 2009) and a translation of Serhiy Zhadan’s Depeche Mode (Glagolit, 2013). Myroslav Shkandrij’s most recent book, Ukrainian Nationalism: Politics, Ideology and Literature, 1929-1956 (Yale University Press, 2015), is an examination of the controversial movement associated with the OUN (Organization of UkrainianNationalists). It focuses on key events and ideologists and literary figures. Sponsored by Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Faculty of Arts For further information, please…

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Edmonton Conference to Examine the Impact of WWII on Ukraine and Eastern Europe

Edmonton Conference to Examine the Impact of WWII on Ukraine and Eastern Europe

The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, in partnership with the Centre for U.S.-Ukrainian Relations, is organizing a major international conference to examine the political, social and economic consequences of the Second World War for the people and postwar states of Eastern Europe. Titled “Contested Ground: The Legacy of the Second World War for Eastern Europe,” the gathering will take place at the University of Alberta on 23-24 October 2015 and will be open to scholars,…

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The Ukrainian Catholic University’s Rector Visits the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies

Father Bohdan Prach, Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University and Professor Volodymyr Kravchenko, CIUS Director On May 1, 2015, Father Bohdan Prach, rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv since 2013, visited the CIUS and the dean of arts at the University of Alberta. A day earlier Father Prach took part in the CIUS-cosponsored book launch at the St. Josaphat Cathedral Hall of his two-volume study on the clergy of Peremyshl (Polish: Przemyśl)…

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The University of Alberta will introduce a course on the Foundations of East European History

The subject of this course is the historical region of Eastern Europe, which is presented as a borderland, a “land between” East and West—between the Black and Baltic Seas; between the European Union and Russia. Russians, Poles, Ukrainians, Tatars, Germans, and Jews figure prominently in the history of Eastern Europe. This course will help you grasp what they have in common, while offering a key to their discrete national histories.

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