Educational Resources on the Holodomor in Genocide Studies
Newly revised (April 2019) listing of top resources for teaching and learning about the Holodomor, particularly in the context of broader genocide studies.
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HREC Educator Award for Holodomor Lesson Plan Development
The Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) announces its 2019 HREC Educator Award marking the commemoration of the Ukrainian genocide known as the Holodomor. The HREC Educator Award for Holodomor Lesson Plan Development is awarded annually by HREC, a project of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta.Read More
Countering Russia’s Aggression in Ukraine
Ukraine is under attack.
In the wake of Ukraine’s 2013-2014 Revolution of Dignity (aka Euromaydan), Russia illegally seized and occupied Crimea and started an armed conflict in eastern Ukraine. Five years on, Russia continues to arm, train, lead, and fight alongside the anti-government forces in eastern Ukraine, while falsely insisting it is not a party to the conflict. The fighting has resulted in approximately 13,000 deaths, caused the internal displacement of 1.5 million people, and forced more than 3.4 million more to require assistance and protection in a largely forgotten humanitarian catastrophe. Critical civilian infrastructure continues to be damaged or disrupted, exacerbating humanitarian needs. Russia continues to stall diplomatically as the situation deteriorates.Read More
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A clip of this film is available at the link below. Ms. Maksymova’s personal motivation for making the film, the film’s synopsis and related information is available below.Read More
Historical note on the U.S. government position regarding the Holodomor as genocide as of December 2018:
by Lana Babij
2018 was a breakthrough year with regard to the U.S. government, through Congressional resolutions, recognizing the Holodomor in Ukraine as an act of genocide. Both the Senate in S.Res. 435 (115th) and the House of Representatives in H.Res. 931 (115th) passed identical “simple resolutions” that included that recognition in the body of the legislation.
Among the 5 concluding statements of each resolution, it is stated that the Congressional body passing the resolution:
Latest on the new feature film “MR. JONES”
“Mr. Jones” is a dramatic thriller based on the life of Welsh journalist Gareth Jones, who broke the news on the Holodomor in Ukraine as it was happening.
Historic Holodomor resolutions passed by U.S. government in 2018
House Holodomor Resolution, 2018
On December 11, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives voted without objection to approve legislation that explicitly “recognizes” that the Holodomor is genocide. The full text of this resolution, its legislative history, and how to cite it, are available here:
Holodomor Exhibit at Connecticut State Legislative Office Building
The Connecticut Holodomor Committee is again featuring an informational Holodomor exhibit in the busy concourse of the State Legislative Office Building in Hartford. The exhibition will be in place through November, 2018. The State Capitol and the Legislative Office Building are free and open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.Read More
Introducing Rhea Clyman: a woman in search of truth in the 1930’s
The life and work of a remarkably brave young woman who reported on events in both the Soviet Union and Germany in the 1930’s, slipped into the shadows of history. Her fascinating story is now being rediscovered! Screenings of a new film are coming up on both the East and West coasts in November. Also, check out these resources, including the great new DVD, several articles, and a video presentation on YouTube.
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