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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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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Negotiating Human Rights: In Defence of Dissidents during the Soviet Era: A Memoir by Christina Isajiw

Negotiating Human Rights: In Defence of Dissidents during the Soviet Era: A Memoir by Christina Isajiw

30 October 2014— The new CIUS Press publication, Negotiating Human Rights: In Defence of Dissidents during the Soviet Era: A Memoir by Christina Isajiw with a foreword by Bohdan Nahaylo, is one of the first insider’s accounts of the efforts during the 1970s and 1980s on the part of Western Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) and their workers to bring aid and support to Ukrainian dissidents and activists.

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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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