UB to Sponsor Lecture Series On Russia, Germany And Ukraine

By Mara McGinnis

Release Date: January 16, 1998 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Department of History at the University at Buffalo has scheduled a lecture series for the spring entitled, "Russia, Germany and Ukraine in World War II."

The lectures, sponsored by the UB Ukrainian Studies Fund and the history department, will be free and open to the public.

Four of the talks will be held on Fridays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in 532 Park Hall on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. They are:

• Feb. 6 -- "The War in Ukraine: An Overview of the Major Events and Controversies," Stephen Velychenko, UB

• Feb. 20 -- "National Identity and Political Loyalties of Ukrainians under Nazi Rule," Karol Berkhoff, University of Toronto

• March 20 -- "Caught in the Middle: Ukrainian Refugees between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R." -- Marta Dyczok, Oxford University

Two lectures will be presented in Ukrainian from 6-7 p.m. in the Ukrainian National Home, 562 Genesee St., Buffalo. They are:

• Jan. 23 -- "The Architecture of the Ukrainian Resistance: UPA Bunkers in Recently Disclosed NKVD Documents," Peter Potichny, McMaster University

Any cancellations due to weather will postpone the talk to the following Friday.

For further information, contact Stephen Velychenko at 645-2181.