Writing History, Narrating War

Historian and Director of the Ukrainian Institute London Olesya Khromeychuk

Monday, November 14, 2022 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM EST
Zoom Webinar

Writing History, Narrating War
Olesya Khromeychuk, Director, Ukrainian Institute London

Director of the Ukrainian Institute London Olesya Khromeychuk is originally from Lviv, Ukraine. She is a historian of East-Central Europe but also a writer and theatre-maker. She is the author of The Death of a Soldier Told by His Sister. Her talk draws on professional and personal experiences to help explain Russia's war in Ukraine.

Dr. Olesya Khromeychuk is a historian and writer. She has taught the history of East-Central Europe at the University of Cambridge, University College London, the University of East Anglia and King’s College London, and written for the New York Review of Books, Der Spiegel, the Los Angeles Review of Books, openDemocracy and Metro. Khromeychuk is the author of The Death of a Soldier Told by His Sister (2022) and “Undetermined" Ukrainians. Post-War Narratives of the Waffen SS "Galicia" Division (2013). She is currently the Director of the Ukrainian Institute London. 

This session will be moderated by Steven Barnes, Director of the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University. He is the series organizer and teaches and researches broadly on the history of the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, modern Russia, Kazakhstan, and the other independent countries from this imperial space.

 

This lecture is part of George Mason University's Fall 2022 Lecture Series, "Russia's War on Ukraine in Historical Perspective." For other events and information on the series, visit the main series page.

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