The Great Famine-Genocide in Soviet Ukraine (Holodomor)

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CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON, D.C. THE UKRAINIAN MAN-MADE FAMINE OF 1932-1933: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2003
  

Cosponsored by the Embassy of Ukraine to the United States: The Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America; and the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation

 

Polaris Room, Conference Center
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC
November 13, 2003, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

 

9:00-9:30 INTRODUCTION SPEAKER

 

9:30-11:45 FAMINE-KNOWN AND UNKNOWN
Chair: Blair A. Ruble, Director, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center
Speakers: Yuri Shapoval, Center for Historical and Political Studies, Institute of Political and Ethnonational Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv; James Mace, Professor of Political Science, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv; Myron Kuropas, Professor Emeritus, DeKalb University (invited); Abbott Gleason, Senior Fellow, Barnaby Conrad & Mary Critchfield Keeney Professor of History, Watson Institute for International Studies, and Professor, Department of History, Brown University

 

11:45-1:15 Lunch Break

 

1:15-3:15 INTERNATIONAL RECEPTION OF THE UKRAINIAN FAMINE
Speakers: Eugene Fishel, Senior Analyst, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Office of Russian and Eurasian Analysis, U.S. Department of State; Leonard Leshuk, Independent researcher, Washington, D.C.

 

3:15-3:30 Coffee Break

 

3:30-5:30 FAMINE AS A WEAPON AND LESSONS FOR PREVENTION GENOCIDE, ATROCITIES AND ETHNIC CLEANSING
Chair: Kathleen Kuehnast, George Washington University
Speakers: Frank Chalk, Professor, Department of History, and Co-Director, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Concordia University, Montreal; David Marcus, independent researcher, San Francisco; Gregory Stanton, President, Genocide Watch

 

5:30 CONCLUSION
Speaker: Paula Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs

 

6:30 COCKTAIL RECEPTION, EMBASSY OF UKRAINE
Film Screening: "Famine 33," Directed by Oles Yanchuk This fiction film received several awards, including prizes at the First All-Ukrainian Film Festival, the Sixth International Film Festival in Washington and Los Angeles, and the International Film Festivals in Brussels and the Czech Republic.


Graphics have been added by the  www.ArtUkraine.com  Information Service (ARTUIS) from its private collection of historical materials related to the genocidal famine in Ukraine 1932-1933.
 
 

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