Conference on Communism and Hunger

Communism and Hunger conference presenters, discussants, stipend recipients, and organizers. 22 October 2014— Scholars from Canada, France, Italy, Hong Kong, England, Ukraine, and the United States gathered in Toronto on September 26–27 to examine and compare the Ukrainian, Kazakh, Chinese, and Soviet famines at the conference Communism and Hunger, organized by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS), University of Alberta.

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A New Eastern Europe?

A New Eastern Europe? Eastern Europe in World History and World Politics, 1914–2014 22 October 2014— This was the title of a roundtable discussion organized by the Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Modern Ukrainian History and Society, together with the bimonthly English-language journal New Eastern Europe (Wrocław and Gdańsk, Poland). It took place within the framework of the Lviv Book Forum on 12 September 2014. The discussion was inspired by a suggestion from…

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Negotiating Borders: Comparing the Experience of Canada, Europe, and Ukraine

15 August 2014.—Recent events in Ukraine, part of which was annexed by Russia, while another part became a war zone owing to the actions of pro-Russian separatists indicated, among other serious consequences a severe crisis of the existing political architecture in Europe, with potentially wider international repercussions. Such principles as international security guarantees, the existing friendship and partnership agreement between Ukraine and Russia, and the “inviolability of sovereign borders” norm were effectively trampled by the…

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Conference: Negotiating Borders

Negotiating Borders: Comparing the Experience of Canada, Europe, and Ukraine A conference organized by the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Wild Rose Room, Lister Centre, U of A campus 16–17 October 2014 Program This event will be broadcast via Livestream, commencing 9:00am MST. Please click here to watch.

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«УКРАЇНСЬКА Facebook-РЕВОЛЮЦІЯ?» / Ukrainian Facebook-Revolution?

Ukrainian Facebook-Revolution? Social Networks Against a Background of Euromaidan Social research (November – December 2013)   Kyrylo Galushko, Ph.D., Institute of History of Ukraine, Kyiv Natalia Zorba, M. of Soc., M. Drahomanov National Pedagogical University, Kyiv The Euromaidan phenomenon of is the most remarkable subject of political, social and culturological research into the Ukrainian life in the end of 2013 – the beginning of 2014. Understandably there could be numerous research methods applied to examine…

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Symposium: “Negotiating Borders: Comparing the Experience of Canada, Europe, and Ukraine”

An Important and Timely Symposium: “Negotiating Borders: Comparing the Experience of Canada, Europe, and Ukraine” Recent events in Ukraine, part of which was annexed by Russia, while another part became a war zone owing to the actions of pro-Russian separatists indicated, among other serious consequences a severe crisis of the existing political architecture in Europe, with potentially wider international repercussions. Such principles as international security guarantees, the existing friendship and partnership agreement between Ukraine and Russia, and the “inviolability of…

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