Projects

2018 CUSUR CALENDAR
 
Upcoming Events
US-UA Security Dialogue IX
Washington, DC
March 8, 2018
 
US-UA BNS Special Event
Washington DC
May 10, 2018
 
US-UA WG Yearly Summit VI
Washington, DC
June 14, 2018

US-UA Energy Dialogue VI
Kyiv, Ukraine
August 31, 2018 
 
UA HES Special Event:
"Legacy of the UNR" 
New York City
September 22, 2018  
 
UA QUEST RT XIX
Washington, DC
October 12, 2018
 

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CUSUR 2016 - Project I
US-UA “Working Group” Initiative

The US-Ukraine “Working Group” Initiative was launched in 2007 in order to secure an array of experts in "areas of interest” for CUSUR and its various forums/proceedings; at the same time, it was hoped that the ‘experts’ might agree to write a series of ‘occasional papers’ to identify “major issues” impacting on US-Ukrainian relations.
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CUSUR 2017 - Project II
Publication Efforts

Recognizing the urgent need to set up proper channels for the maximum circulation of the information/analysis CUSUR possessed or had at its disposal, the Center long focused on having ‘a publication presence’ of some form or another.
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CUSUR 2018 - Project III
DC Occasional Briefings Series

CUSUR did not turn its attention to having a DC presence until summer 2012. Borrowing space when the need arose (particularly for various forum steering committees meetings) from the American Foreign Policy Council, its longest abiding partner, seemed to suffice; an Acela ride from the Center’s NY office did the rest. If there was a concern, it was to open an office in Kyiv.
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Program—UA HES Special Event: Taking Measure of the Holodomor

The Zenowia and George Jurkiw
Ukrainian Historical Encounters Series

A Special Event: Taking Measure of the Holodomor

November 5-6, 2013
Princeton Club
15 West 43th Street
New York City



Day One

Forum Venue: Nassau Room/PC


8:00 am – 8:30 am — Registration/Breakfast


8:30 am – 9:00 am — A First Word Concerning the ‘Great Ukrainian Famine of 1932-33’

Chair:

  • Lubomyr Hajda [Harvard University]

Featured Speaker:

  • Mark von Hagen [Arizona State University]

9:00 am – 10:10 am — Session I: Why Did the Holodomor Happen?

Moderator:

  • Frank Sysyn [University of Toronto]

Speakers:

  • Ludmila Hrynevych [UA National Academy of Sciences]
  • Roman Serbyn [University of Quebec in Montreal]

10:10 am – 11:20 am — Session II: How Did the Holodomor Happen?

Moderator:

  • Bohdan Klid [University of Alberta]

Speakers:

  • Stanislav Kulchytsky [UA National Academy of Sciences]
  • Andrea Graziosi [Università di Napoli]

11:20 am – 12:30 pm — Session III: Where did the Holomodor Happen?

Moderator:

  • Serhii Plokhii [Harvard University]

Speaker:

  • Gennadi Poberezny/Kostyantyn Bodnarenko [Harvard University]
  • Joseph Livesey [New York University]

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm — Break

Lunch served in the JMR-BA


1:00 pm – 1:30 pm — Forum Focus Event I: Contextualizing the Holodomor

Chair:

  • John Micgiel [Columbia University]

Featured Speaker:

  • Anne Applebaum [Pulitzer Prize Winning Author of 'Gulag' and 'Iron Curtain']

1:30 pm – 2:40 pm — Session IV: Who Carried Out the Holodomor?

Moderator:

  • Jars Balan [University of Alberta]

Speakers:

  • Yuri Shapoval [UA National Academy of Sciences]
  • Robert Kusnierz [Pomeranian University]

2:40 pm – 3:50 pm — Session V: Who Suffered from the Holodomor?

Moderator:

  • Marta Baziuk [University of Toronto]

Speakers:

  • Nicolas Werth [Institut d'Historie du Temps Présent/CNRS]
  • Hennadi Yefimenko [UA National Academy of Sciences]

3:50 pm – 5:00 pm — Session VI: How Many Suffered from the Holodomor

Moderator:

  • Andrij Makuch [University of Toronto]

Speakers:

  • Oleh Wolowyna {University of North Carolina]
  • Natalia Levchuk [UA National Academy of Sciences]

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm — Speakers and Patrons Reception [By Invitation Only]

Venue: Ukrainian Museum

Event Host:

  • Valentina Kuryliw [Canadian Ukrainian Congress Holodomor Committee]/li>

Highlight Theme: Holodomor’s Impact on General Political Discourse Over the Decades

Featured Speaker:

  • Herman Pirchner [President of the American Foreign Policy Council]/li>

A Tribute to the Pioneers of Holodomor Studies:

  • Viktor Rud [Veteran of the ‘Firing Line Broadcast’ Campaign]


Day Two

Forum Venue: Dickinson Room/PC


8:00 am – 8:30 am — Registration/Breakfast


8:30 am – 9:40 am — Session VII: Political/Socio-Economic Consequences of the Holodomor

Moderator:

  • Alexander Motyl [Rutgers University]

Speakers:

  • Vladislav Hrynevych [UA National Academy of Sciences]
  • Oxana Shevel [Tufts University]

9:40 am – 10:50 am — Session VIII: Cultural/Socio-Psychological Consequences of the Holodomor

Moderator:

  • Myroslava Znayenko [Rutgers University]

Speakers:

  • George Grabowicz [Harvard University]
  • Olya Andriewsky [Trent University]

10:50 am – 12:00 pm — Session IX: The Holodomor Through the Prism of Contemporaneous Mass Media

Moderator:

  • Halyna Hryn [Harvard University]

Speakers:

  • Nigel Colley [Gareth Jones Archives]/Andrew Stuttaford [NRO]
  • Serhii Cipko [University of Alberta]

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm — Break

Lunch served in the JMR-BA


12:30 pm – 1:00 pm — Forum Focus Event II: The Holodomor as Genocide - Legal Developments and Covenants

Chair:

  • Mark Andrycyzk [Columbia University]

Featured Speaker:

  • Bohdan Futey [US Court of Federal Claims]

1:00pm – 2:10 pm — Session X: The Holodomor on the Pages of Contemporaneous Government Archives

Chair:

  • Taras Hunczak [Rutgers University]

Speakers:

  • Volodymyr Vyatrovych [National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy]
  • Lubomyr Luciuk [Royal Military College of Canada]

2:10 pm – 3:20 pm — Session XI: The Holodomor — Responsibility and Redress

Moderator:

  • Yaroslav Bilinsky [University of Delaware]

Speakers:

  • Valerii Vasylyev [UA National Academy of Sciences]
  • Jan Jacek Bruski [Jagiellonian University]

3:20 pm – 4:30 pm — Session XII: The Holodomor — Remorse, Reconciliation, Denial

Moderator:

  • Natalya Pylypiuk [University of Alberta]

Speakers:

  • Myroslav Shkandrij [University of Manitoba]
  • Vladyslav Verstyuk [Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance]

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm — Holodomor Studies — Future Challenges and Future Approaches

Chair:

  • Evhen Czoliy [President of the Ukrainian World Congress]

Featured Speaker:

  • Alexander Hinton [President/International Association of Genocide Scholars]
  • Douglas Irwin [Director of Outreach/Center for Study of Genocide/Rutgers U]

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm — Reception/Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the Holodomor

Venue: Ukrainian Institute of America

Event Host:

  • Oksana Kulynych [US Holodomor Education Committee]

Featured Reflections:

  • Michael Sawkiw [US National Holodomor Committee]
  • Stefan Romaniw [Ukrainian World Congress Holodomor Committee]
  • Jan Pieklo [Polish Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation/PAUCI]
  • Victor Goldbloom [Canadian Jewish Congress]

Tribute to the Survivors of the Holodomor:

  • Tamara Gallo-Olexy [President of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America]


Host Moderator for Forum: Volodymyr Zaryckyj/Center for US-Ukrainian Relations
 

Past Highlight Events

RT XVII Items of Note
Highlights from Ukraine's Quest for Mature Nation Statehood RT XVII: Ukraine & Religious Freedom, held in Washington, DC on Oct. 27, 2016
 
UA HES SE: UA 25th B-Day
Highlights from UA HES Special Event: 'Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Modern Ukrainian State', held at the NY Princeton Club on Sept. 17, 2016
 
US-UA WG YS IV Highlights
Highlights from US-UA WG Yearly Summit IV: Providing Ukraine with an Annual Report Card, held at the University Club in Washington, DC on June 16, 2016
 
US-UA SD VII Items of Note
Highlights from US-Ukraine Security Dialogue VII held on February 25, 2016 in Washington DC
 
UA HES SE: WW2 Legacy
Highlights from the UA Historical Encounters Special Event: 'Contested Ground': The Legacy of WW2 in Eastern Europe, held in Edmonton on October 23-24, 2015
 
Holodomor SE Highlights
Highlights from the UA Historical Encounters Special Event: Taking Measure of the Holodomor, held at the Princeton Club of NY on November 5-6, 2013
 
US-UA SD III Items of Note
Highlights from US-Ukraine Security Dialogue III held on May 19, 2012 in Chicago, IL

  • Former UA Foreign Minister Volodymyr Ohryzko's keynote
 
UEAF Forum VI Highlights
Highlights from UEAF Forum VI, held in Ottawa, Canada on March 7-8, 2012
 
RT XII Items of Note
Highlights from Ukraine's Quest for Mature Nation Statehood RT XII: PL-UA & TR-UA, held in Washington, DC on Oct 19–20, 2011
 
US-UA ED III Items of Note
Highlights from US-Ukraine Energy Dialogue III, held in Washington DC
on April 15-16, 2008
 
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