Events 2015

March 17, 2015

Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies and St. Andrew’s College in Winnipeg welcomes representatives of Agricultural Universities in Ukraine for a supper reception followed by a short presentation by the guests: Dr. Valentyna Aranchiv, Rector, Poltava State Agrarian Academy; Dr. Stanislaw Nikolaienko, Rector, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences; Dr. Dmytro Onopriyenko, First Vice Rector, Dnipropetrovsk State Agrarian and Economic University; Dr. Volodymyr Ladyka, Rector, Sumy National Agrarian University; Dr. Andriy Popov, Professor, V.V Dokuchayev Kharkiv National Agrarian University.

March 20, 2015

Dr. Serhii Plokhy lecture on “The Empire Strikes Back: The Fall of the USSR and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine,” at the University of Manitoba ( Elizabeth Dafoe Library), co-sponsored with the U of M Archives & Special Collections, the Slavic Collections, and the Department of German and Slavic Studies.

March 27, 2015

Lecture by Serhii Kuzan about the current situation in Ukraine and the humanitarian assistance that is needed to the army and volunteers in the ATO zone. Co-sponsored by U of M Ukrainian Students’ Association, and St. Andrew’s College

October 24, 2015

The Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies, Canadian First World Was Internment Recognition Fund, Wasyl Topolnicky Memorial Foundation, Ukrainian Catholic Foundation of Canada, UCC-MPC held a Symposium - Internment of Ukrainian and other East Central Europeans in Canada during 1914-1920 and the official unveiling of the internment statue at Manitoba Legislature Room 254 10 am to 3 pm.

SESSION 1: 10 am to 1 pm

1.“UNDER THE YOKE: THE INTERNMENT OF UKRAINIANS IN CANADA DURING THE GREAT WAR” - Peter Melnycky, Historian, Resources Management Branch of Alberta Culture, Edmonton

2. “THE INTERNMENT OF ENEMY ALIENS IN CANADA DURING THE GREAT WAR: RIGHTS, OBLIGATIONS AND DIPLOMACY” - Dr. Bohdan Kordan, Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

3. A PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF PUBLICATIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA ON THE UKRAINIAN INTERNMENT - James Kominowski, Librarian, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

LUNCH

SESSION 2: 1 pm to 2 pm

4. “INTERNMENT OF UKRAINIANS IN CANADA 1914-1920: RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT FOR SCHOOLS IN CANADA” - Prof. Iryna Konstantiuk, Dept. of German and Slavic Studies, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

5. “THE WORK OF THE CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR INTERNMENT RECOGNITION FUND” - Andrea Malysh, Program Manager, First World War Internment Recognition Fund, Vernon BC.

Unveiling ceremony of the Internment statue was held at 3 PM.