The Cult of St. Volodimer and the Theft of History: Why Moscow's Competition with Kyiv Pivots on St. Volodimer and How His Cult is Revamped Today

Friday, April 27, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Deutsches Haus, Columbia University (420 116th St, 1st Floor)

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute and the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the U.S. for the inaugural George Shevelov Memorial Lecture in Ukrainian Studies delivered by Valentina Izmirlieva, Professor of Medieval Studies, Department of Slavic Languages, Columbia University.

This lecture is part of the two-day international conference entitled "Crimea Matters." Click here for the full program.

George Shevelov (Yurii Sherekh), the eminent Slavic linguist, philologist, essayist, literary historian and critic taught at Columbia University for over three decades. His scholarly and literary activities were closely tied to New York City: to Columbia, the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the U.S., the Shevchenko Scientific Society, the journal Suchasnist and other institutions.