A Century of Ukrainian Statehoods: 1917 and Beyond - DAY 1

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Friday, March 24th, 2017

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Friday, March 24, 20179:30AM - 3:30PM108N, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
M5S 3K7
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Conference Program (Day I):

Panel 1: What Was the Revolution in Ukraine?
9:45–11:45 a.m.

“Ukrainians in 1917. Not so Rural and not so Russified”
Stephen Velychenko. Research Fellow, Chair of Ukrainian Studies, University of Toronto

“‘The Most Unconquerable Stronghold of Our Rightlessness will be Captured:’ Jews between Emancipation, Ukrainization, and Pogroms in 1917”
Mihaly Kalman. Postdoctoral Fellow in Jewish Studies, Central European University

“‘Kievlianin’: Cultural Life in Kyiv between the February and October Revolutions of 1917”
Roman Tashlitskyy, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Toronto

Panel 2: Building the Soviet Ukrainian State in the 1920s and 1930s
1:30–3:30 p.m.

“Reconciling the Irreconcilable? Left-Wing Ukrainian Nationalism and the Soviet Regime”
Christopher Gilley, independent scholar, Durham, U.K., and author of The “Change of Signposts” in the Ukrainian Emigration: A Contribution to the History of Sovietophilism in the 1920s

“Heirs of Soviet Ukrainian Statehood: Children and Revolutionary Tutelage in Odesa”
Matthew Pauly, Associate Professor, Department of History, Michigan State University

“Chronicling the Jewish Attitude Toward Ukrainian Statehood: Writing and Rewriting Bolshevik History in the 1920s”
Myroslav Shkandrij, Professor, Department of German and Slavic Studies, University of Manitob

THE CONFERENCE CONTINUES ON MARCH 25. PLEASE REGISTER FOR DAY 2 SEPARATELY IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE ON BOTH DAYS

Contact

Olga Kesarchuk
416-946-8497

Main Sponsor

Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine

Co-Sponsors

Center for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

W.K. Lypynsky East European Research Institute

Department of History

Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures

The John Yaremko Chair of Ukrainian Studies


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