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HREC Education – UPCOMING EVENTS, Fall 2019

Wed. 25 September 2019, 4-5pm Valentina Kuryliw presentation to the Faculty of Education, University of Alberta, Edmonton. (Room 358/366 Ed South – 87 Ave NW) Open to social studies professors, graduate students, undergraduate majors and minors and Social Studies... read more

Upcoming Lecture: Dr. Iryna Skubii

The Material World of Ukrainian Children During the Holodomor and What Saved Children’s Lives Dr. Iryna Skubii Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto | Room 108N Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of... read more

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Book launches of new study on the Holodomor by Stanislav Kulchytsky held in five Canadian cities

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Publications

Contextualizing the Holodomor: The Impact of Thirty Years of Ukrainian Famine Studies

Andrij Makuch, Frank Sysyn

It was in the 1980s that the Famine of 1932–1933 in Ukraine became the subject of serious academic study. The publication of Robert Conquest’s ground-breaking The Harvest of Sorrow in 1986 in particular focused attention on what has come to be known as the Holodomor. The pace of research accelerated in the wake of the disintegration of the Soviet Union, when archives that had been off limits became accessible. Issues that had once raised controversy such as whether the Ukrainian borders had been closed were…
 
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Contextualizing the Holodomor: The Impact of Thirty Years of Ukrainian Famine Studies

The Holodomor Reader: A Sourcebook on the Famine of 1932–33 in Ukraine

Alexander J. Motyl, Bohdan Klid

The Holodomor Reader is a wide-ranging collection of key texts and source materials, many of which have never before appeared in English, on the genocidal famine (Holodomor) of 1932–33 in Soviet Ukraine. The subject is introduced in an extensive interpretive essay, and the material is presented in six sections: scholarship; legal assessments, findings, and resolutions; eyewitness accounts and memoirs; survivor testimonies, memoirs, diaries, and letters; Soviet, Ukrainian, British, German, Italian, and Polish documents; and works of…
 
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The Holodomor Reader: A Sourcebook on the Famine of 1932–33 in Ukraine

Communism and Hunger: The Ukrainian, Chinese, Kazakh, and Soviet Famines in Comparative Perspective

Frank Sysyn, Andrea Graziosi

In this volume, leading specialists examine the affinities and differences between the pan-Soviet famine of 1931–1933, theUkrainian Holodomor, the Kazakh great hunger, and the famine in China in1959–1961. The contributors presented papers at a conference organized by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium in 2014.The first three articles deal with famine within a single state or Soviet republic and the remaining three offer comparative perspectives. Nicholas Werth examines the dynamics of the economicsand politics that…
 
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Communism and Hunger: The Ukrainian, Chinese, Kazakh, and Soviet Famines in Comparative Perspective