Andrii Ivanets’ lecture “Genocide and the Russian-Ukrainian War” in Odessa
On September 9, 2023, at the Odesa National Art Museum (5a Sofiivska St.), the leading researcher of the National Museum of Holodomor-Genocide, candidate of historical sciences, Andrii Ivanets will give a lecture “Genocide and the Russian-Ukrainian War.”
The event will be held within the framework of cooperation between the National Museum of Holodomor-genocide and the Odesa National Art Museum.
“In order to survive in a critical situation, it is necessary to determine the source and degree of the threat correctly. Today, the Ukrainian nation is fighting for survival and freedom. Russia seeks to destroy the Ukrainian state and denies the very right of Ukrainians to a sovereign existence. This is an existential struggle for both Ukraine and the aggressor state. Russia seeks to destroy the Ukrainian state and denies the very right of Ukrainians to a sovereign existence. This is an existential struggle for both Ukraine and the aggressor state. In the 20th century, there were already several Russian-Ukrainian wars and the genocide of the Ukrainian nation by the communist regime centred in Moscow, but, this time, Ukraine has a chance to stop the genocide and aggression and win the war,” Andrii Ivanets believes.
During the lecture, the concept of “genocide” will be revealed, the causes and nature of the Russian-Ukrainian war will be considered.
Reference. Andriy Ivanets is a Ukrainian scientist, publicist, and public figure. Candidate of historical sciences (2016). Leading researcher of the National Museum of the Holodomor-Genocide. Member of the Humanitarian Policy Group of the Expert Network of the Crimean Platform. Representative of the Regional Council of Crimean Ukrainians. Born in 1974 in Simferopol. He graduated from the history faculty of Simferopol State University (1996) and graduated with honors from the National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine, majoring in “Public Administration” (2017). He was a representative of the National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (2009–2012) and head of the Department for Temporarily Occupied Territory of the Administration of the President of Ukraine (2014–2015). In 2014, during the occupation of Crimea by Russia, he was forced to leave for Kyiv. He is an author of two monographs, co-author of two monographs, a manual, and author and co-compiler of the documentary part of a scientific publication. He published a number of analytical materials and articles in Ukrainian and foreign scientific journals and mass media. His research interests cover the period of wars and revolutions in mainland Ukraine and Crimea from the 20th century, the mass man-made famine of 1921–1923 in Ukraine, the Holodomor of 1932–1933, genocidal studies, Crimean history, biographical studies, ethno-national processes, the beginning of the Russian-Ukrainian war 21st century.
As part of the cooperation between the National Museum Holodomor-genocide and the Odesa National Art Museum, the following events are also planned to be held by scientists of the Holodomor Museum in September-October:
lecture by Dmytro Bilyi, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Holodomor and Mass Man-made Famine Research Department, “Holodomor as Genocide of the Ukrainian Nation” (September 16, 2023) and “Holodomor in the Kuban: Causes and Consequences” (September 23, 2023);
lecture-presentation of the book “Mechanisms of creation of the Holodomor: grain procurement campaigns of 1931-1933 in Dnipropetrovsk region: a collection of documents and materials” by Natalia Romanets, Doctor of Historical Sciences, leading researcher of the Holodomor Museum;
lecture by Candidate of Historical Sciences, Acting General Director of the National Museum of the Holodomor Genocide Lesia Hasydzhak “Oral History of the Holodomor” (October 7, 2023);
discussion “Culture of memory and commemoration” (October 8, 2023).