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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New Web Project about Ukraine Boosts Student Engagement

 Screenshots from the project 15 January 2015—The UkraineAlive project was started in October 2011 in response to a request for help on ProTeacher, a professional on-line community for Canadian school teachers in grades preK‒8. The team which created UkraineAlive was headed by Dr. Natalie Kononenko, Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, University of Alberta, and consisted of graduate students and system analysts Mark McKellar,  Kamal Ranaweera and Melania Ru’Aini from the…

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