Category Archives: history

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VOLODYMYR VIATROVYCH AND UKRAINE’S DE-COMMUNIZATION LAWS

David Marples Volodymyr Viatrovych’s response to the Open Letter [http://krytyka.com/en/solutions/opinions/decommunization-and-academic-discussion], written and signed by some 70 scholars from North America, Western Europe, and Ukraine in response to the April 9, 2015, laws makes a number of unwarranted assumptions about our intentions

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VOLODYMYR VIATROVYCH AND UKRAINE’S DE-COMMUNIZATION LAWS

David Marples Volodymyr Viatrovych’s response to the Open Letter [http://krytyka.com/en/solutions/opinions/decommunization-and-academic-discussion], written and signed by some 70 scholars from North America, Western Europe, and Ukraine in response to the April 9, 2015, laws makes a number of unwarranted assumptions about our intentions

THE CRIMEAN TATARS’ TRAGIC PAST

David Marples and David F. Duke The Crimean Tatars have sometimes been overlooked during the recent events in Crimea that have resulted from Russia’s decision to send military forces onto the peninsula, allegedly to protect local Russians. While ethnic Russians

THE CRIMEAN TATARS’ TRAGIC PAST

David Marples and David F. Duke The Crimean Tatars have sometimes been overlooked during the recent events in Crimea that have resulted from Russia’s decision to send military forces onto the peninsula, allegedly to protect local Russians. While ethnic Russians

Maidan Chronicle, January 14-16, 2014

William Risch On January 14, I took the early morning train from Kharkiv to Donetsk. Ievhen got me a cab to the train station. At last, it was open. Inside, a Santa Claus sang American Christmas songs in English beneath

Maidan Chronicle, January 14-16, 2014

William Risch On January 14, I took the early morning train from Kharkiv to Donetsk. Ievhen got me a cab to the train station. At last, it was open. Inside, a Santa Claus sang American Christmas songs in English beneath

Maidan Chronicle

William Risch I returned to Ukraine on January 6, arriving in the evening after a series of delayed flights. I had planned to go to Donetsk that very evening, but by the time I was able to get to the

Maidan Chronicle

William Risch I returned to Ukraine on January 6, arriving in the evening after a series of delayed flights. I had planned to go to Donetsk that very evening, but by the time I was able to get to the

The Vicious Circle of National Histories

Andriy Portnov  * The Volhynian Massacre (Rzeź Wołyńska) was the mass killing of the Polish civil population planned and perpetrated by the underground Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) on the Nazi occupied territories of Volhynia and East Galicia in 1943. Around

The Vicious Circle of National Histories

Andriy Portnov  * The Volhynian Massacre (Rzeź Wołyńska) was the mass killing of the Polish civil population planned and perpetrated by the underground Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) on the Nazi occupied territories of Volhynia and East Galicia in 1943. Around

On the Ukrainian Genocide, Lemkin, and Himkian Dialectics

Roman Serbyn  In “Myths of National Consolidation, the Holodomor, and the Holocaust: A Response to Roman Serbyn,” (https://ukraineanalysis.wordpress.com/2011/09/) John-Paul Himka counters my critique (<https://ukraineanalysis.wordpress.com/2011/08/) of the paper he delivered at the University of Alberta on 28 March 2011 (https://ukraineanalysis.wordpress.com/2011/08/). In

On the Ukrainian Genocide, Lemkin, and Himkian Dialectics

Roman Serbyn  In “Myths of National Consolidation, the Holodomor, and the Holocaust: A Response to Roman Serbyn,” (https://ukraineanalysis.wordpress.com/2011/09/) John-Paul Himka counters my critique (<https://ukraineanalysis.wordpress.com/2011/08/) of the paper he delivered at the University of Alberta on 28 March 2011 (https://ukraineanalysis.wordpress.com/2011/08/). In

Taras Kuzio’s Alternative Reality or How Not to Write about a Workshop (and Colleagues) –At Columbia or Anywhere Else

Tarik Cyril Amar, Per Anders Rudling, and Andreas Umland As organizers of the workshop “Russian and Ukrainian Nationalism: Entangled Histories” (Columbia University, April 22-23), we wish to respond to Taras Kuzio’s allegations in The Ukrainian Weekly (May 19, 2013), which

Taras Kuzio’s Alternative Reality or How Not to Write about a Workshop (and Colleagues) –At Columbia or Anywhere Else

Tarik Cyril Amar, Per Anders Rudling, and Andreas Umland As organizers of the workshop “Russian and Ukrainian Nationalism: Entangled Histories” (Columbia University, April 22-23), we wish to respond to Taras Kuzio’s allegations in The Ukrainian Weekly (May 19, 2013), which

On Context, Comparison, and Dialogue

Dominique Arel Taras Kuzio’s Op/Ed in The Ukrainian Weekly is both a moral indictment and an invitation for scholars to broaden their methods of inquiry. The normative argument is that the Columbia workshop was mostly devoted to “Nazi collaboration,” equated

On Context, Comparison, and Dialogue

Dominique Arel Taras Kuzio’s Op/Ed in The Ukrainian Weekly is both a moral indictment and an invitation for scholars to broaden their methods of inquiry. The normative argument is that the Columbia workshop was mostly devoted to “Nazi collaboration,” equated

On Ukrainian Studies There and Here (Concerning the conference in New York and Taras Kuzio’s article)

Andriy Portnov The conference “Russian and Ukrainian Nationalism: Entangled Histories,” organized by Columbia University’s Harriman Institute, took place on April 22-23. About a month later, it acquired a certain media publicity in an emotional article written by political scientist Taras

On Ukrainian Studies There and Here (Concerning the conference in New York and Taras Kuzio’s article)

Andriy Portnov The conference “Russian and Ukrainian Nationalism: Entangled Histories,” organized by Columbia University’s Harriman Institute, took place on April 22-23. About a month later, it acquired a certain media publicity in an emotional article written by political scientist Taras

Limits of Tolerance

Halya Coynash I wasn’t at the workshop “Russian and Ukrainian Nationalism: Entangled Histories” and would not be joining this discussion were it not for Taras Kuzio’s comments about Volodymr Viatrovych (http://www.taraskuzio.net/Files/Kuzio_Columbia.pdf). There is undoubtedly a need for pure historical debate,

Limits of Tolerance

Halya Coynash I wasn’t at the workshop “Russian and Ukrainian Nationalism: Entangled Histories” and would not be joining this discussion were it not for Taras Kuzio’s comments about Volodymr Viatrovych (http://www.taraskuzio.net/Files/Kuzio_Columbia.pdf). There is undoubtedly a need for pure historical debate,

Assessing the Prolog Legacy

John-Paul Himka As Taras Kuzio mentions in his critique of Per Anders Rudling’s paper (http://www.taraskuzio.net/Files/Kuzio_Columbia.pdf), I cooperated with Prolog. This was in the 1970s and 1980s. I subscribed to its journal Suchasnist’, in which I particularly loved to read Ivan

Assessing the Prolog Legacy

John-Paul Himka As Taras Kuzio mentions in his critique of Per Anders Rudling’s paper (http://www.taraskuzio.net/Files/Kuzio_Columbia.pdf), I cooperated with Prolog. This was in the 1970s and 1980s. I subscribed to its journal Suchasnist’, in which I particularly loved to read Ivan

Taras Kuzio’s Review of the “Russian and Ukrainian Nationalism” Workshop

Anton Shekhovtsov In his recent article, Taras Kuzio, reviewing the workshop “Russian and Ukrainian Nationalism: Entangled Histories,” (http://www.taraskuzio.net/Files/Kuzio_Columbia.pdf) has made several allegations with regard to my participation which I cannot ignore. First of all, he writes that I “refuse to

Taras Kuzio’s Review of the “Russian and Ukrainian Nationalism” Workshop

Anton Shekhovtsov In his recent article, Taras Kuzio, reviewing the workshop “Russian and Ukrainian Nationalism: Entangled Histories,” (http://www.taraskuzio.net/Files/Kuzio_Columbia.pdf) has made several allegations with regard to my participation which I cannot ignore. First of all, he writes that I “refuse to