[Aaus-list] HURI International Conference 11/19/13 to 11/20/13

Holowinsky, Tymish holowins at fas.harvard.edu
Fri Oct 18 17:21:41 EDT 2013

International Conference
Assessing the State of the Field
Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University
Tuesday November 19 and Wednesday November 20, 2013
Thompson Room, Barker Center
Harvard University
12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Ukrainian Research Institute is pleased to announce and invite members of the larger academic community and the general public to this international conference organized in cooperation with the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.  The conference will focus on the current state and future of research and teaching on the history of Ukraine.

To register for the conference, go to http://www.huri.harvard.edu/events/2013-quo-vadis-registration.html

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Assessing the State of the Field

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
Opening Remarks
Serhii Plokhii (Harvard University), Valeriy Smoliy (Institute of History, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, Kyiv)
9:45 - 11:45 AM
Panel 1. Horizons of Ukrainian Historiography
Chair: Terry Martin (Harvard University)
Hiroaki Kuromiya (Indiana University), "Ukraine and Eurasian History in Twentieth Century."
Kate Brown (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), "Ukraine at the Center of Transnational History."
Mayhill Fowler (Stetson University), "Beyond Ukraine or Little Russia: Going Global with Culture in Ukraine."
Iryna Kolesnyk (Institute of History, Kyiv), "Ukrainian Historiography of the Twenty-First Century: New Images and Meanings."
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch Break
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Panel 2. Toward a New Narrative
Chair: Roman Szporluk (Harvard University)
Serhiy Bilenky (University of Toronto), "Does Ukraine Finally Have a History? Reflections on North American Historiography."
Oleksiy Tolochko and Georgiy Kasianov (Institute of History, Kyiv), "Does Ukraine Need a Master Narrative? Nation Building and History Writing in 21st Century Ukraine."
Mark von Hagen (Arizona State University), "On the Colonialist Reading of Ukrainian History."
George Liber (University of Alabama at Birmingham), "Twentieth-Century Ukraine and the Dialectics of Integration and Fragmentation."
3:15 - 5:15 PM
Panel 3. Teaching and Writing Ukrainian History
Chair: Donald Ostrowski (Harvard University)
Paul Robert Magocsi (University of Toronto), "Teaching the History of Ukraine in North America."
Tatiana Tairova-Iakovleva (University of St. Petersburg), "Studying and Teaching Ukrainian History in Russia."
Alfred Rieber (Central European University), "Placing Ukrainian History in a Eurasian Perspective."
Norman Naimark (Stanford University), "Violence in the Ukrainian Past: Issues of Continuity and Discontinuity."

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
8:30 - 10:30 AM
Panel 4. The Foundations of Ukrainian History
Chair: Michael S. Flier (Harvard University)
Robert Frost (University of Aberdeen), "Ukrainian Historiography and the Polish-Lithuanian Union."
Frank Sysyn (University of Alberta), "Accomplishments and Problems of Ukrainian Early Modern Historiography."
NataliaYakovenko (University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy), "Cultural History and Its Ukrainian Discontents: Definitions, Methods, Interpretations."
Zenon E. Kohut (University of Alberta), "Post-Soviet Studies of the Cossack Elite: Present State of Research and Future Tasks."
10:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Panel 5. Ukraine and Its Regions
Chair: Kelly O'Neill (Harvard University)
Larry Wolff (New York University), "Galicia and Ukraine."
Leonid Heretz (Bridgewater State University), "Going Local in Ukrainian History."
Steven Seegel (University of Northern Colorado), Remapping the Geo-Body:  Transnational Dimensions of Stepan Rudnyts'kyi and His Contemporaries."
Serhii Plokhii (Harvard University) "Mapping the Great Ukrainian Famine, 1932-33."
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Lunch Break
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Panel 6. Empires and Borderlands
Chair: George G. Grabowicz (Harvard University)
Iryna Vushko (Hunter College), "Empires, Nations and In-Between: Post-National Historiography and Ukraine."
Liliya Berezhnaya (University of Muenster), "Borderland Studies in Ukraine: Ideologies, Comparisons, and Regional Appropriations."
Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern (Northwestern University), "The Art of Shifting Contexts: Trends in Modern Studies of Jews in Ukrainian Lands."
Faith Hillis (University of Chicago), "Children of Rus': Nationalist Imaginations in Right-Bank Ukraine."
4:15 - 6:00 PM
Panel 7. History and Politics
Chair: Timothy J. Colton (Harvard University)
Volodymyr Kravchenko (University of Alberta), "Ukraine's Historical Legacies and (Un)usable Past."
Marta Dyczok (University of Western Ontario), "History, Media, and Memory."
David Marples (University of Alberta), "The 80th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Famine: Dilemmas for the Historian."
6:00 - 6:30 PM
Concluding Remarks
Valeriy Smoliy (Institute of History, Kyiv), Serhii Plokhii (Harvard University)
Program is subject to change. To check for changes to the HURI Seminar schedule, please visit our website: http://www.huri.harvard.edu/events/upcoming-events.html

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