SEPTEMBER 15 (Thursday)
“What we now know about the Holodomor: New research results”
Dr. Oleh Wolowyna, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm ∙ Munk School, 1 Devonshire Place, Room 108N, University of Toronto

Dr. Wolowyna will speak about the results of recent research conducted by a team of demographers from Ukraine and the US. In-depth analysis of available data and recently discovered documents put into question some popular believes about the Holodomor. Also a comparative analysis of 1932-1934 famine losses at the regional level in Ukraine and of recent estimates of regional losses in Russia provide a new perspective on the Holodomor in particular and the 1932-1934 famine in general. Co-sponsored with the Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine at the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES), University of Toronto.

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OCTOBER 28 (Friday)
Conference: Empire, Colonialism, and Famine in Comparative Historical Perspective

1:00 pm – 5:30 pm ∙ Knox College, 23 King’s College Circle/St. George St., University of Toronto

The conference will bring together presenters on the Irish (Peter Gray, Queen’s University, Belfast), Bengal (Janam Mukherjee, Ryerson University), and Ukrainian (Liudmyla Hrynevych, Academy of Sciences, Ukraine) famines and examine differences and commonalities (Mark von Hagen, Arizona State University, and Andrea Graziosi, Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of University and Research). Co-sponsored with the Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine at the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES), University of Toronto.

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OCTOBER 29 (Saturday)
“The Holodomor and the Language of Hate in Stalinist Propaganda” *In Ukrainian.
Dr. Liudmyla Hrynevych, Director of the Holodomor Research and Education Centre in Kyiv and Senior Scholar at the Institute of the History of Ukraine of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm ∙ St. Vladimir Institute, 620 Spadina Avenue, Toronto

Dr. Hrynevych will discuss propaganda in the context of the Holodomor. Co-sponsored by the Ukrainian Canadian Research and Documentation Centre and St. Vladimir Institute.

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NOVEMBER 11 (Friday)
Toronto Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture
“The Fields of Sorrow: Mapping the Great Ukrainian Famine”
Serhii Plokhy, Mykhailo S. Hrushevs’kyi Professor of Ukrainian History; Director, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm ∙ Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School, 1 Devonshire Place, University of Toronto

In addition to the lecture, Professor Plokhy will participate in a roundtable on researching and writing history with graduate students at the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES), University of Toronto. Co-sponsors Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine at CERES, the Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies, the Ukrainian Canadian Research and Documentation Centre, and the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (Toronto branch).

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