Conference of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)

HREC organized a panel “New Perspectives and Findings on the Famine (Holodomor) of 1932-1933 in Ukraine” to present new findings and insights based on recent research on the Holodomor. Jars Balan, University of Alberta, in his paper Contemporaneous Canadian Press Coverage of Ukraine’s Great Famine Holodomor, discussed the surprising wealth of information in Canadian newspapers on the upheavals wrought by the Kremlin’s policies of forced collectivization and rapid industrialization. HREC’s Bohdan Klid presented on Early Ukrainian Émigré Writings on Collectivization, Deportations and the Famine-Holodomor of 1932-1933. Oleh Wolowyna presented research conducted by a team of demographers at the Institute of Demography and Social Studies in Ukraine.


Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta)