Teaching Future Generations and Educators about the Holodomor

Valentina Kuryliw presenting a Holodomor workshop for Professional Development Day at the Toronto District School Board (CIUS-Toronto) In recognition of Genocide Awareness month, Valentina Kuryliw, Director of Education for the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta), conducted six workshops in southern Ontario on the topic of the Holodomor. Ms. Kuryliw also serves as Chair of the National Holodomor Education Committee (NHEC) of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. “April…

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Update on “Sanctuary: The Spiritual Heritage Documentation Project”

Iconostasis painted by Wadym Dobrolige. On April 16, professors John-Paul Himka and Natalie Kononenko gave a presentation in the CIUS lecture series on the Sanctuary Project, whose main focus has been documenting sacral culture on the Canadian prairies for the past six years. Work on this project comes at a crucial time because the iconic onion-domed churches that have been an integral part of the prairie landscape are rapidly disappearing as their congregants move from…

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Iaroslav Denysenko. New Historical Challenges for Central Eastern Europe: View from Bucharest

On March 26-27, 2015 at National University of Political Studies and Public Administration in Bucharest, Romania gathered 60 young undergraduates and graduate students from Visegrád Group countries (Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary) and host country.

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CIUS Holds a Symposium on the Anniversary of the Euromaidan Revolution

  30 March 2015—On 9‒11 March 2015, the Centre for Political and Regional Studies (CPRS) at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, held a symposium on the first anniversary of the Euromaidan Revolution in Ukraine. At the symposium, scholars and experts from Canada and Ukraine spoke about the significance and consequences of this historic event and its influence on current international developments.

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Edward Lucas Says We Will Be Very Lucky If the War Conflict in Ukraine Would Be Frozen For Next 10-15 Years

Edward Lucas Says We Will Be Very Lucky If the War Conflict in Ukraine Would Be Frozen For Next 10-15 Years

  The world famous British journalist and writer of political essays, senior editor at ‘The Economist’ and author of ‘New Cold War’ best-seller had delivered the public lecture entitled ‘Russia and the Baltic’ on March 5, 2015 at the College of Europe, Natolin Campus in Warsaw, Poland.

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Anne Applebaum Delivers 2014 Toronto Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture

  Anne Applebaum presenting at the Toronto Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture, George Ignatieff theatre 27 October 2014—The Toronto Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture was delivered this year on October 9 by the celebrated writer Anne Applebaum, who spoke on the Holodomor and its relation to current events in a talk titled “Why Stalin Feared Ukraine and Why Putin Fears It Today.” The event was organized by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium of the Canadian Institute…

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