The Institute of the History of Ukraine: History and Activity

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
12:00 pm
1219 International Affairs Building

Please join the Harriman Institute for a talk by Dr. Oksana Yurkova, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Dr. Yurkova is a Leading Researcher at the Institute of History of Ukraine, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine where she studies Ukrainian historiography of the 20th century with especially focusing on the interwar period (1920s-1930s), Ukrainian historian Mykailo Hrushevsky and his Kyiv historical school, as well as the activity of Ukrainian historical institutions of that period.

At present she is working on her research project "Historiographic Sovietization in the Ukrainian SSR: How Ukrainian Historians Were Made Soviet, 1929-1941" as a Carnegie Research Fellow Visiting Scholar at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information please contact Mark Andryczyk at (212) 854-4697 or ma2634@columbia.edu.