SERHII PLOKHY, Mykhailo S. Hrushevs’kyi Professor of Ukrainian History and Director of the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University will deliver 19th Toronto Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture "The Fields of Sorrow: Mapping the Great Ukrainian Famine". In addition to the lecture, Professor Plokhy will participate in a roundtable on researching and writing history with graduate students at the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES), University of Toronto.
The Toronto Annual Ukrainian Famine Lecture began in 1998 at the initiative of the Famine-Genocide Commemorative Committee of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, Toronto Branch. Past lecturers have included James Mace, Norman Naimark, Alexander Motyl, Anne Applebaum, and Tymothy Snyder.
The Lecture is organized by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) of the Toronto office of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta; the Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine at CERES; the Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies; the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (Toronto Branch); and the Ukrainian Canadian Research and Documentation Centre.