Faculty in the Media

Tarik Amar et al: Ukraine's Struggle with the Past is Ours Too

Tarik Amar, Assistant Professor of History, co-authored an article with Jared McBride (formerly a fellow at the Harriman Institute), and Per Rudling on openDemocracy.net. They argue that the official glorification of World War II nationalist heroes by Ukrainian political leaders signals a dangerous path for Ukraine and will affect the rest of Europe, too.

Tarik Cyril Amar on WNYC

Tarik Cyril Amar, Assistant Professor of History, is one of seventy scholars who signed an open letter to the president of Ukraine protesting the passage of the recent de-communization laws, enacted with the help of the historian and political activist Volodymyr Viatrovych. Amar appeared on WNYC to discuss the effects of what he refers to as Viatrovych's "whitewashing" of Ukrainian history. Listen to the discussion, and read the transcript, here.

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