"Tkuma" Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies conducts international scholarly conferences, releases scholarly literature (monographs, scholarly journal, textbooks, manuals, collections of documents and memoirs, etc.), coordinates and implements important research projects.
One of the main "Tkuma" Institute research topics is the feat of Righteous Among the Nations who rescued Jews during the Holocaust risking their own lives and lives of their families.
The mechanism of the Nazi "final solution of the Jewish question" in occupied Ukraine, problems of international relations during the World War II, the Holocaust, resistance etc. hold the important place in "Tkuma" Institute research.
Among "Tkuma" Institute publications issued in the first half of 2015 there are: new issue of the scholarly journal "Holocaust Studies", collection of memoirs "Reviving Memory", Proceedings of the International Scholarly Conference "Righteous and Other Rescuers during the Holocaust: Ukraine's Example in Comparative Context", album of photographs and documents "Nazi New Order in Ukrainian Cities" and others. We plan to release books on the Holocaust in Ukraine, the phenomenon of Righteous Among the Nations, research on regional aspects of the Holocaust.
"Tkuma" Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies closely and effectively cooperates with research, museum and archival institutions from Ukraine, Austria, Belarus, Canada, Germany, Israel, Moldova, Polans, Russia, the USA, Sweden, etc.
During March 23-25, the 4th annual Taras Shevchenko conference, organized by Indiana University in Bloomington (USA) was held. During three days, scientists from such fields as history, literature, memory studies, linguistics, religious studies, political science and others shared their research and participated in discussions and round tables devoted to various issues of Ukrainian studies.
One of the scientific panels of the conference was devoted to issues of World War II and the Holocaust history. Dr. Petro Dolganov gave reports during the work of the section “World War II in Ukraine – new evidence, new research” (“Everyone was connected with the Holocaust, through relatives or in another way: testimonies of Ukrainian neighbors about the Holocaust in Volyn” ), Dr. Yuriy Skira (“Jewish women rescued by the Sisters of the Studio Charter during the Holocaust”), Prof. Natalia Zaletok (“Service of women in the armed forces during World War II in British and Soviet publications of the 1940s”). Dr. Igor Shchupak was invited to participate in the work of the section as a discussant.
You can view the recording of the broadcast of the conference by the link.
On December 21 as part of the project “Cultural and historical heritage as the basis of Ukrainian national identity in the conditions of resistance to russian aggression” the webinar “Ethno-national world of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast” was held.
Speakers of online events were:
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All-Ukrainian scientific and practical online conference “National security of Ukraine in the educational sphere: challenges, values, experience”
On November 30, the All-Ukrainian scientific and practical online conference “National security of Ukraine in the educational sphere: challenges, values, experience”, organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Sumy Regional Institute of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education in cooperation with “Tkuma” Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies and other partners was held. Dr. Igor Shchupak was invited to participate in the event.
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The seventh annual conference of the German-Ukrainian commission of historians “Wars in Ukraine in the 20th-21st centuries: mass media, experts, disinformation”
During October 20-21, the seventh annual conference of the German-Ukrainian commission of historians “Wars in Ukraine in the 20th-21st centuries: mass media, experts, disinformation” was held in Regensburg (Germany). The event was organized in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute for Eastern and Southeastern European Studies in Regensburg (IOS) and Odesa I. I. Mechnikov National University. Scientists of “Tkuma” Institute were invited to participate in the conference.
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On March 23, at the invitation of Prof. Anna Sternchys, Head of the Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto, Dr. Igor Shchupak, director of “Tkuma” Institute spoke at an online conference with scholars, students, educators from Canada, as well as the United Kingdom and Poland. In total, the audience was more than 100 people.
Read more: Online conference on the Holocaust and Russia's current war against Ukraine