WCED Lecture. “Ukraine after Ukrainian Winter and Russian Spring: Issue of Regionalism Reconsidered.”


Nov
25
2014

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  • Speaker: Yaroslav Hrytsak, professor of history, Ukrainian Catholic University and Lviv National University
  • Host Department: Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies (WCED)
  • Date: 11/25/2014
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Location: 1636 International Institute/SSWB, 1080 S. University

  • Description:

     
    Yaroslav Hrytsak is a professor of history who currently teaches at the Ukrainian Catholic University and Lviv National University in Ukraine. He also serves as director of the Institute for Historical Research at Lviv National University. Dr. Hrytsak has taught at Columbia University (1994, 2004), Harvard University (2000-2001), and the Central European University in Budapest (1996-2009). He is the author of numerous publications on the modern history of Eastern Europe. For his academic achievements, he has received several awards, including the Anton Gindely-Preis für Kultur und Geschichte Mittel-, Ost- und Südosteuropas (Austria, 2010). His book Prophet in his Fatherland: Ivan Franko and His Community (Kyiv, 2006; Polish translation in 2011) was named "Best Book of 2006"  by Korrespondent magazine and awarded the Antonovych Prize  (Ukraine, 2007) and Jerzy Gedroyc Prize (Poland, 2013).

    Sponsors: WCED, CREES