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Portraying the Holodomor Through Art, Archives and Historical Photographs

Portraying the Holodomor Through Art, Archives and Historical Photographs

This online discussion is part of the observation of the 90th anniversary of the genocidal artificial famine in Ukraine known as the Holodomor, and is presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Depicting Genocide: 20th Century Responses to the Holodomor”.

Art, historical documents, and photographs can be powerful tools to help tell the stories of historical events to a general audience. Please join the Ukrainian History and Education Center and special guests for “Portraying the Holodomor through Art, Archives, and Historical Photographs”, an online discussion as a part of the observation of the 90th anniversary of the genocidal artificial famine in Ukraine known as the Holodomor, and is presented in conjunction with the exhibition “Depicting Genocide: 20th Century Responses to the Holodomor” at the Ukrainian History and Education Center.

Michael Andrec (curator of the “Depicting Genocide” exhibition) will talk about challenges of presenting artworks and archives in the context of broader Holodomor history, and librarian and researcher Lana Babij will talk of her experience researching historical photographs. They will be joined by Marta Baziuk (Executive Director, Holodomor Research and Education Consortium) and Dr. John Vsetecka (historian, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute) for an informal discussion and Q&A with the audience.

This is a free event and registration is required.

Date & Time

October 12, 2023, 7 p.m. ET

Register Here