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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CIUS to Hold Euromaidan Anniversary Symposium

CIUS to Hold Euromaidan Anniversary Symposium

  10 February 2015— In the course of the Euromaidan revolution and the subsequent military conflict with separatists and the Russian army in Donbas in 2013‒15, thousands of people—military and civilian—have been killed and hundreds of thousands displaced. The ongoing conflict also has repercussions for the European Union, the United States, Canada, and the United Nations with its role of promoting peace, security, and human welfare.

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Current Events in Ukraine Featured During International Week at the University of Alberta

Current Events in Ukraine Featured During International Week  at the University of Alberta

A student showing support for Ukraine 30 January 2015—On 27 January 2015, as part of International Week on campus at the University of Alberta, the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) participated in two sessions devoted to the current war in Ukraine and the Euromaidan Revolution preceding it. The first session, on War and Revolution in Ukraine, opened with a sketch of the background by Dr. Bohdan Harasymiw, acting coordinator of the Centre for Political…

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The Study of Ukrainian Nationalism at the University of Ottawa

The Study of Ukrainian Nationalism at the University of Ottawa

In October of this year, Ivan Katchanovski who is based at the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa presented a paper to the Chair of Ukrainian Studies at his university and a second paper at the conference “Negotiating Borders: Comparing the Experience of Crimea, Europe and Ukraine” that was organized by the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Alberta. The two papers have generated controversy because they are revisionist…

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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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«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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