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Right to left and up: Norman Naimark gives Annual Toronto Famine lecture, Zbigniew Wojnowski (2011-12 Postdoctoral Fellow), Peter Solomon (Program Director), participants of the Fifth International Graduate Symposium in Ukrainian Studies (2012)

Established in 2001 with the support of Petro Jacyk and The Petro Jacyk Educational Foundation, The Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine focuses on contemporary Ukraine, as well as its history and culture.

The Petro Jacyk Program is pleased to welcome its 2015-2016 Post-Doctoral Fellow and the Visiting Scholars: 010

The 2015-2016 Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellow:

Dr. Jessica Zychowicz received her Ph.D. in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan in with affiliation at the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, and the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching with a certificate in Digital Humanities.

Visiting Scholars:

Dr. Patrycja Trzeszczyńska-Demel is a cultural anthropologist at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology of Jagiellonian University (Cracow, Poland). Her ethnographical field researches in Poland and Ukraine focus on cultural self-presentation of the minorities, folklorism, cultural expressions, regionalism and the constructions of regions’ images.

Dr. Jonathan Waterlow is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford, UK, where he completed his PhD in History in 2012. He is also, with Jacques Schuhmacher, co-director of Oxford University’s interdisciplinary War Crimes Research Network (warcrimesresearch.net). His new research project, entitled ‘The Soviet Nuremberg: Shaping the Past and Forging the Postwar World Beyond the Iron Curtain, 1945-53’, examines the Soviet Union’s prosecution and portrayal of German war crimes in the post-Second World War period.

Liudmyla Pidkuimukha is a PhD student in the Department of Ukrainian Language at National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (Kyiv, Ukraine). Liudmyla graduated from University with an Honours M.A. in Philology (with Specialization in Theory, History of Ukrainian Language and Comparative Linguistics). Her dissertation focuses on language situation in Lviv during the interwar period.



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Calendar of Events 2015-2016
All events are free and open to the public. Registration is required.

Ukraine Research Group


Please join the Petro Jacyk Education Foundation in celebrating its 30th Anniversary. On Saturday, May 14th the Foundation is hosting the biennial fundraising event –Information Warfare –in support of the University of Toronto Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Ukrainian Politics, Culture and Society. It promises to be a unique and memorable event at the Canadian Forces College on 215 Yonge Blvd. For more information, please visit the event's Facebook page, email post.doc.pjef@gmail.com or call 905.625.2171




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