Lubomyr Luciuk | What Mendel Osherowitch saw: Ukraine during the Holodomor

03 November 2020


5:00 P.M. (MST)

7:00 P.M. (EST)


Zoom registration (click here)

The lecture will be also live-streamed on the CIUS Facebook page



Professor Lubomyr Luciuk will discuss How People Live in Soviet Russia: Impressions from a Journey,  Mendel Osherowitch's account of his visit to Soviet Ukraine in 1932 at a time when millions of Ukrainians were dying of starvation. Professor Luciuk edited the volume, newly translated from the Yiddish, which has been described as "one of the most penetrating and moving accounts of daily life in Ukraine during the famine."
Sponsored by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta) and the Writers' Union of Canada.