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Hunger by Design: The Great Ukrainian Famine and Its Soviet Context

by Halyna Hryn, Hennadii Boriak, Andrea Graziosi, Lubomyr A Hajda, Gijs Kessler and Sergei Maksudov Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute
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The years 2002a2003 marked the seventieth anniversary of the man-made famine inflicted on Ukraine and surrounding areas by Stalinas Soviet leadership. The Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute commemorated the anniversary with a symposium in October 2003 titled aThe Ukrainian Terror-Famine of 1932a1933: Revisiting the Issues and the Scholarship Twenty Years after the HURI Famine Project.a This volume contains some of the papers presented at the symposium (previously published in Harvard Ukrainian Studies volume 25, no. 3/4), including Sergei Maksudovas large-scale demographic study drawing on available documents of the era; Niccolo Pianciolaas description of the denomadization famine in Kazakhstan from 1931 to 1933; and Gijs Kessleras study of events in the Urals region from the same period. Also included in this volume are Andrea Graziosias remarks on the present state of Famine scholarship and how it addresses the question of genocide, Hennadii Boriakas assessment of the current state of source material, and an essay by George Grabowicz on the legacy of the Famine in Ukraine today.
Halyna Hryn is the editor of Harvard Ukrainian Studies. Andrea Graziosi is a Professor of History at the University of Naples Federico II. Lubomyr A. Hajda is Associate Director of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. George G. Grabowicz is Dmytro CyĹževsakyj Professor of Ukrainian Literature in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University.