Video of forum with John-Paul Himka and book list https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pYWG7qiTEY Following our event an Introduction to the History of Ukraine with historian John-Himka we are providing a list of books on Ukraine which may be of interest and help develop understanding of Ukraine. Books on Ukrainian History Magocsi, Paul Robert. Ukraine: A Historical Atlas. Toronto: … Continue reading An Brief History of Ukraine
The history of Ukraine is one of oppression and the struggle of the people against it. A country the size of France it is one of the richest territories in Europe in terms of its natural resources, farming land and minerals, but rival powers sought to exploit Ukraine and deny it self-determination. In response the … Continue reading JOIN US FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF UKRAINE 21 APRIL 8:00PM
John-Paul Himka The current war being waged on Ukraine has provoked a surge of support for the people of Ukraine. To help a greater understanding of Ukraine we are hosting an online event on 21 April 8:00 PM (London time) with the Ukrainian historian John-Paul Himka: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF UKRAINE. In advance … Continue reading Ten Turning Points: A Brief History of Ukraine
By John-Paul Himka May Day in the then Austrian ruled West Ukrainian city of Lviv, ealry 1900's. Putin’s Russia is raining destruction down on the citizens and infrastructure of Ukraine, supposedly in the name of the “denazification” of the country. The Russian president and his propaganda machine have been greatly exaggerating the strength of neofascist … Continue reading Ukraine’s Socialist Heritage
New Book by John-Paul Himka An important new book by the respected Ukrainian historian John-Paul Himka is now available - Ukrainian Nationalists and the Holocaust, OUN and UPA’s Participation in the Destruction of Ukrainian Jewry, 1941–1944. Published in the Ukrainian Voices series by ibidem Verlag. John-Paul Himka is the author of a number of important … Continue reading Ukrainian Nationalists and the Holocaust
As part of our series of articles to mark the Centenary of the Ukrainian Revolution the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign is pleased publish for the first time this essay by the historian John-Pual Himka.