A book on the Holodomor is contender for Ivan Franko International Prize

18 March 2019

The scientific research “The Holodomor of 1932-1933 as a Genocide of Ukrainians” written by Volodymyr Sergiychuk is nominated for Ivan Franko International Prize, which is given to the scientists in the field of social sciences and Ukrainian studies, the press service of the Ivan Franko International Foundation reports.

The book belongs to the nomination “For Significant Achievements in the Field of Social Sciences and Humities,” where it will fight for the victory of nine other scientific works.

In the monograph of Volodymyr Serhiychuk, which is based on archival documents and memoirs of eyewitnesses, the regularity of the definition of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as a genocide of Ukrainians in accordance with the UN Convention on the Prevention of Crimes against Humanity is argued.

The Ivan Franko International Prize is awarded in two nominations: “For Significant Achievements in the Field of Ukrainian Studies” and “For Significant Achievements (Achievements) in the Field of Social Sciences and Humanities.” The prize is annually awarded on August 27 – on the birthday of Ivan Franko. Prize laureates are awarded with a monetary reward and a golden sign.

Recall that the Holodomor Victims Memorial joined the definition of the winner of the Prize of the Platform for European Memory and Conscience.