Monday, November 4th, 2019 The Ukrainian Bureau in London and Its Documents Related to the Holodomor

DateTimeLocation
Monday, November 4, 20193:00PM - 5:00PM208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place

Description

Dr. Wysocki will discuss the activity and archival heritage of the Ukrainian Bureau in London, which was established in 1931 with the aim of informing international opinion about the Ukrainians in Galicia, then part of Poland. Although the office was to exist for about two years, it continued to operate until the outbreak of World War Two. During its existence, the Ukrainian Bureau played a key role in the area of Ukrainian civic diplomacy and disseminating information on the situation in Ukraine, especially on the Holodomor.

Historian Roman Wysocki is a lecturer at the Institute of History at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Poland. He is the author of three books and numerous articles on Polish-Ukrainian relations between the two world wars and on Ukrainians and Belarusians in Poland. His areas of interest include Ukrainian political thought, Polish-Ukrainian history in the twentieth century, Ukrainian emigrants in Poland, reactions to the Holodomor, and the Orthodox Church in Poland.


Speakers

Roman Wysocki
Speaker
A lecturer at the Institute of History at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, Poland.

Piotr Wrobel
Chair
Konstanty Reinert Chair of Polish Studies, Professor of History, University of Toronto


Main Sponsor

Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine

Co-Sponsors

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

Center for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies

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