We invite you to the presentation of a textbook for teachers on Tuesday, November 23
A presentation of a textbook for teachers “The Holodomor of 1932-1933 – the genocide of the Ukrainian nation”, prepared by the staff of the Holodomor Research Institute, will be held on November 23.
The presentation will begin at 12 o’clock in the Hall of Memory of the Holodomor Museum ( Lavrska Street, 3, Kyiv).
Svitlana Markova, Director of the Holodomor-genocide Research Institute, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor;
Vasyl Marochko, a Leading Researcher of the Holodomor Research Institute, a Leading Researcher at the Institute of History of Ukraine of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Research Center of Genocide of the Ukrainian nation;
Inna Shugaleva, a Leading Researcher at the Holodomor Research Institute, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor.
Roman Podkur, a Leading researcher at the Holodomor Research Institute, a senior researcher at the Institute of History of Ukraine of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and Candidate of Historical Sciences.
About the textbook.
The publication covers the preconditions, circumstances, and consequences of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 – genocide of the Ukrainian nation – and mass man-made famines 1921-1923 and 1946-1947 in the broad historical context of Ukrainian and world history. The authors present thorough factual material combined with an analytical understanding of various aspects of the crimes of the communist totalitarian regime.
The textbook contains documents, photographs, statistics, and maps that complement the historical narrative. The publication covers a wide range of topics that reveal the preconditions, course, and consequences of the crime:
The National liberation struggle during 1917-1921;
Mass man-made famine during 1921-1923;
the policy of the communist totalitarian regime before Genocide;
organizers, executors, and mechanism of the Holodomor;
reasons and consequences of the mass man-made famine of 1946-1947;
consequences and condemnation of crimes of the totalitarian regime.
“The manual has been tested in educational institutions, received positive feedback from teachers, professors, members of the public – said the director of the Holodomor Research Institute, Doctor of History and one of the authors of the manual Svetlana Markova. “The educational publication will promote the formation of students’ universal and national values, social responsibility, intolerance of human rights violations, intensification of the desire to participate in the development of civil society and the legal social Ukrainian state.”
According to Svitlana Markova, the textbook will be useful not only for history teachers, but also for teachers of the law, civic education, teachers, cultural and educational institutions, journalists, students, pupils, and anyone interested in the history of Ukraine.