Toronto Annual Famine Lecture – 90th Memorial Year

From Stalin to Putin: Analyzing Moscow’s Genocides 90 Years After the Holodomor


Speaker – Dr. Kristina Hook, Kennesaw State University

Kristina Hook is the Principal Author of “The Russian Federation’s Escalating Commission of Genocide in Ukraine: A Legal Analysis,” published in July 2023 by New Lines Institute and the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights. She is Assistant Professor of Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University’s School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding, and Development, where she specializes in genocide prevention and international human rights. An expert in Ukraine-Russian relations, Dr. Hook is a former Fulbright Scholar to Ukraine and has conducted extensive fieldwork there since 2015. She previously served as a U.S. Department of State policy adviser for mass atrocity prevention, as a nonresident research fellow at the Marine Corps University, and as a U.S. Presidential Management Fellow. She is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center.

Date & Time

November 6th, 2023 at 7 p.m. EST


The Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility,
Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy –
1 Devonshire Place

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About the Toronto Famine Lecture

The Toronto Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture was initiated in 1998 and is organized by HREC, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta. The event is co-sponsored by the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, University of Toronto; the Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies; the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Toronto; the Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine, University of Toronto; and St. Vladimir Institute (Toronto).