The Embassy of Ukraine in Norway in cooperation with the Norwegian NGO "Support to the People of Ukraine" will hold a webinar “Learning History Lessons for Better Future” on 26 November 2020 from 14:30 to 17:30 (Central European Time).
The first part of the webinar will address the role and sacrifices of Ukraine during WW2, including in Norway. The second part of the webinar will focus on the importance of the recognition of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people. The main purpose of the webinar is to contribute to a better understanding of these important themes in the Norwegian society.
Thus, you are kindly invited to join the webinar online by following the link – https://bit.ly/37beoOm. You are also kindly requested to disseminate information about this event among other potentially interested participants.
“Learning History Lessons for Better Future”
26 November 2020, 14:30 - 17:30 (Central European Time)
14:30 The webinar will be opened by Ambassador of Ukraine to Norway Viacheslav Yatsiuk and moderated by the leader of NGO "Support to the People of Ukraine" Per-Kaare Holdal and Ukrainian researcher Oksana Huk
Role and sacrifices of Ukraine during the WW2, including in Norway
15:00 Ukrainians in the Red Army and liberation of Norway. Yana Prymachenko, PhD, senior researcher, Institute of History of Ukraine, National Academy of Science of Ukraine
15:15 Ukraine as an integral participant of the celebration of the liberation of the Northern Norway (comment). Berit Lindeman, Head of Eastern Europe and Central Asia Department, Norwegian Helsinki Committee
15:20 Why Ukraine should take part in the celebration of the 75 anniversary of liberation of the Northern Norway? Jakub M. Godzimirski, Research Professor, NUPI
15:35 Questions and answers
15:45 Film “Holodomor: Stalin's Secret Genocide”
Lessons of the Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 and its international recognition as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people
16:00 What is Holodomor? Why recognize Holodomor as a genocide? Olesia Stasiuk, Director General, the Holodomor Museum, Kyiv
16:15 A Nation That Knows Its Past Protects Its Future. Andrea Chalupa, journalist and filmmaker, screenplay writer and producer of Mr Jones (Norwegian title - Den sorte jord)
16.30 Holodomor – genocide: the scale of the tragedy of 1932-1933. Lesya Onyshko, Academic Secretary of the Ukrainian National Museum of the Revolution of Dignity
16:45 Historical trauma of the Holodomor. Vitalii Ogiienko, Researcher, Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance
17:00 Questions and answers
There may be changes in the programme