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The Material World of Ukrainian Children during the Holodomor and What Saved Children’s Lives

Dr. Skubii presented her research in a seminar at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto. She discussed the importance of material items and commodities in saving children’s lives, both within their families and in orphanages. Focusing on children’s consumer goods, she examined the mechanisms of distribution and allocation of consumer goods as well as the spaces and practices of consumption by children in 1932-1933.

Presenters

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    Dr. Iryna Skubii

    is an Associate Professor at the Petro Vasylenko Kharkiv National Technical University of Agriculture. Her research project focuses on material culture and the experiences of children during the Holodomor.

Sponsors

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

 

Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine (Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, University of Toronto)