The Holodomor Research and Education Consortium awarded a total of $45,400 CAD for 24 grants, ranging from $700 to $4,000, through its 2019 Research Grants Competition.
The grants are intended to support research that expands our understanding of the Holodomor, the publication of research results, preservation of materials, and organization of and participation in academic forums. This year’s announcement called for projects that address the fate of ethnic Ukrainians and minorities during collectivization and the Holodomor; diaspora communities and their kin in Soviet Ukraine during the Holodomor; information on collectivization and the Holodomor gathered by governments of other countries and their policies towards the Soviet Union at the time of the Famine; and the understanding of the Holodomor at the national and sub-national levels (eg., oblasts, raions, villages).
Gulnara Bekirova, Special Commission of the Kurultai for the Study of the Genocide of the Crimean Tatar People (Kyiv). “Deportations and Famine: (Post-) Memory among the Crimean Tatars about the Commonality of the Ukrainians’ and the Crimean Tatars’ Date in the Stalinist System.”
Olga Bertelsen, European Univ. Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (Florence). “The Chekists’ Discussions of the Holodomor: From GPU Interrogation Rooms to the KGB Headquarters”
Tetiana Borodina, PhD stud., National Univ. of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” Doctoral School. “Ukrainians and the Jews in the Time of Adversity: Co-existence in the Poltava region in 1928-1943.”
Marin Coudreau, Centre d’études des mondes russe, caucasien et centre-européen (Cercec) à l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) (Paris). “A Combined War against the Peasantry and its Environment: Mass Repression, Nature Destruction and the Famine of 1932-33 in Soviet Ukraine.”
Dmytro Havryliuk, Drahomanov National Pedagogical Univ. (Kyiv). “The Holodomor in Ukrainian Political Discourse.”
Mykola Horokh, Tarnovsky Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum. “Archival Research for a History of the All-Ukrainian “Torgsin” Office and Its Regional Offices.”
Yulija Hryshchenko, Institute of the History of Ukraine (NASU) (Kyiv). “Bulgarians in the Ukrainian SSR at the Time of Sweeping Collectivization and the Holodomor.”
Serhii Humennyi, PhD stud., Taras Shevchenko National Univ. of Kyiv. “lllegal Migration across the Border between Poland and the Ukrainian SSR on the Eve and during the Holodomor.”
Anastasiya Kanivets, Museum of Theater, Music and Cinema of Ukraine (Kyiv). “Representation of famine in movies.”
Valentyna Kharkhun, Nizhyn Mykola Gogol State Univ. Organization of a panel at the 2019 ASEEES Convention titled “The “True Believers,” Victims, and Resistors: How the Holodomor is Reflected in Historiography and Memory Politics.”
Natalia Kuzovova, Kherson State Univ. “The Holodomor events in 1932-1933 on the regional level (on the territory of contemporary Kherson oblast).”
Lubomyr Luciuk, Royal Military College of Canada. Translation of “How People Live in Soviet Russia: Impressions from a Trip” (1933) by Mendel Osherowitch.
Collaborative project: L.H.Lumey MD, Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University, Oleg Chertov, National Technical Univ. of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute“. “Long-term Consequences of the Holodomor: Exposure of a Fetus to Severe Famine and Diabetes Type 2.”
Victoria Malko, California State Univ., Fresno. “Women and the Holodomor-Genocide: Victims, Survivors, Perpetrators.”
Andrii Masliuk, H.S. Kostiuk Psychology Institute (NAPS) (Kyiv). “Traumatic Psychological Impact of the Holodomor on Future Generations.”
Daria Mattingly, Univ. of Cambridge. Participation in a roundtable at ASEEES Convention in San Francisco, November 23-26, 2019 and 24th ASN World Convention in New York on May 2-4, 2019.
Vitalii Ogiienko, Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance (Kyiv). “Holodomor as Historical Trauma.”
Collaborative project: Anna Piotrowska, Jagiellonian Univ. (Krakow), Viktoria Soloshenko, Institute of World History (NASU). “Between Poland and Ukraine: representing Holodomor in the arts and music.”
Iryna Skubii, Petro Vasylenko Kharkiv National Technical Univ. of Agriculture. “Materiality and Economics of the Holodomor through the Biography of Things.”
Jeremias Taurydzkyj, Independent Researcher and Translator (Argentina). “1932-33 Holodomor: Ukrainian Genocide”. (Translation and publishing of a book of selected texts about the Holodomor from Ukrainian into Spanish).
John Vsetecka, PhD stud., Michigan State Univ. “The U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine and the Shaping of the Post-Holodomor Narrative.”
Elise Westin, PhD stud., Univ. of Adelaide (Australia). Two Presentations for the 2019 International Association of Genocide Studies (IAGS) Conference in Phnom Penh.
Collaborative Project: Oleh Wolowyna, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Larysa Yakubova, Institute of History of Ukraine (NASU) (Kyiv). “Estimation of 1933 Rural Holodomor Losses of Five Nationalities in Soviet Ukraine: Ukrainians, Russians, Poles, Germans and Jews.”
Collaborative Project: Tetiana Zabolotna, Oleksandr Lysenko, Oleksandr Mayevsky, Institute of the History of Ukraine (NASU) (Kyiv). “Unknown Destinies of the Ukrainian Demographers and Statisticians Under the Nazi Occupation (1941- 44): The case of Stepan Sosnovy.”