The Great Famine-Genocide in Soviet Ukraine (Holodomor)

The Shevchenko Scientific Society, New York, NY Saturday, November 8, 2003, Beginning at 4:00 p.m.


NEW YORK.......The Shevchenko Scientific Society (NTSh) invites the public to a scholarly symposium dedicated to the Ukrainian Famine-Genocide of 1932-1933.

An English-language presentation will be made by Dr. James Mace of Kyiv, professor at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, associate editor of Politychna Dumka, and former staff director of the U.S. Commission on the Ukraine Famine, who will speak on the topic "Why Was It Genocide?"

Dr. Margaret Siriol Colley, UK, author of the book, "Gareth Jones: A Manchester Incident (2002) and the niece of Welsh journalist Gareth Jones, the first Western correspondent to expose the horrors of the Famine-Genocide in late March of 1933, will speak on the topic "Gareth Jones: A Voice Crying in the Wilderness."

Gareth Jones

A Ukrainian language presentation will be delivered by Natalya Dziubenko, a writer from Kyiv, who will speak on "Holodomor: Eyewitness Testimony."

Volodymyr Danylenko, director of the State Archive for the Kyiv region, and Volodymyr Lozytky, director of the Central State of Civic Organizations in Kyiv, will both address the topic of archival material on the Famine.

The symposium is chaired by Prof. Taras Hunczsak, professor, department of history and political science, Rutgers University.

The symposium will be held at the Shevchenko Scientific Society, 63 Fourth Avenue (between Ninth and 10th Streets) beginning at 4 p.m. For additional information call the society at 212 254 5130.