The Politics of History: Ukrainian Refugees and the Cold War Now, 1944-2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011
1219 International Affairs Building

Please join the Harriman Institute for a talk by Dr. Marta Dyczok, University of Western Ontario.

Marta Dyczok is Associate Professor at the Departments of History and Political Science at the University of Western Ontario, Fellow at the University of Toronto’s Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Munk School of Global Affairs, Adjunct Professor at the National University of the Kyiv Mohyla Academy. 

Currently she is a Shklar Research Fellow at the Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University. In 2005-2006 she was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, DC. Her interdisciplinary research and teaching is on international politics and history with focus on Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and specifically Ukraine, media, migration, and post-communism. From 1991-1996, Dr. Dyczok lived in Ukraine, where she conducted research for her doctorate, worked as a journalist for The Guardian and Radio Canada International, and lectured at the University of the Kyiv Mohyla Academy. She has published three books, Media, Democracy and Freedom. The Post Communist Experience (co-edited with Oxana Gaman-Golutvina, 2009), The Grand Alliance and Ukrainian Refugees (2000), and Ukraine: Change Without Movement, Movement Without Change (2000). Her doctorate is from Oxford University.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information contact Dr. Mark Andryczyk at (212) 854-4697 or