Approximately eight graduate students and early career scholars will be selected to discuss their work and exchange ideas in a workshop facilitated by professors Andrea Graziosi, University of Naples, and Olga Andriewsky, Trent University, with the participation of other senior scholars. Each session will be devoted to discussion of one paper. The workshop will be conducted in English. Room and board and travel expenses will be covered by HREC. 

Deadline for applications and requirements:

HREC invites proposals from graduate students and early career scholars (i.e., those who have completed their doctoral degrees within the past five years) in relevant academic disciplines, including history, comparative genocide studies, literature, anthropology, cultural studies, psychology, demography, sociology, and law. Awards will be granted on a competitive basis. 

To apply, please send a 250-500 word summary of the proposed paper together with a c.v. and one faculty recommendation to, subject line: Holodomor Workshop. The deadline for applications is March 15. 

Applicants must commit to submitting a paper by May 23. Papers will be circulated among other participants in advance of the workshop.  

HREC is a project of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta. HREC promotes research on the Holodomor and works to ensure that the man-made famine of 1932–33 in Ukraine is represented in curricula. 

For more information, contact Marta Baziuk at; 416 923-4732.