Event at the Embassy of Ukraine

HREC co-organized an event at the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington, DC, together with the Shevchenko Scientific Society-Washington DC Chapter and the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America. Liudmyla Hrynevych spoke on propaganda and its role in the Holodomor; Bohdan

Klid, on HREC’s research and publication projects; Frank Sysyn, on the roots of the academic study of the Holodomor in the West; and Marta Baziuk, on the success of HREC in engaging scholars from a wide range of fields. Larysa Kurylas, design architect and sculptor of the Holodomor Memorial in Washington, discussed the genesis of the Holodomor Memorial design and challenges in its execution. 

A presentation of the Holodomor Memorial, including her design statement and photos, can be found on HREC’s website:


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