Preview of Events
- Sat18Nov2017NEW YORK
The Shevchenko Scientific Society invites all to a lecture, “Yurii Kosach’s Pro-Soviet Stance: Challenges, Interpretations, Reception,” by Dr. Olha Poliukhovych (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy), a Fulbright researcher at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. The event will take place at the society’s building, 63 Fourth Ave. (between Ninth and 10th streets) at 5 p.m. For additional information call 212-254-5130.
- Mon27Nov2017NEW YORK
Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, for a talk by Anders Åslund (Atlantic Council; Georgetown University) titled “Ukrainian Reforms Since 2014: What Has Succeeded and What Has Failed?” He is a leading specialist on economic policy in Russia, Ukraine and East Europe. Dr. Åslund has served as an economic adviser to several governments, notably the governments of Russia (1991-1994) and Ukraine (1994-1997). He is chairman of the Advisory Council of the Center for Social and Economic Research, Warsaw, and of the Scientific Council of the Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition. He has published widely and is the author of 14 books, most recently with Simeon Djankov, “Europe’s Growth Challenge” (OUP, 2017) and “Ukraine: What Went Wrong and How to Fix It” (2015). This event will take place at noon in the Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (Room 1219, International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118th St.). The event is free and open to the public. For additional information call 212-854-4697.
- Sun03Dec2017HILLSIDE, N.J.
You, your family and friends are invited to visit with St. Nicholas at 12:15 p.m. in the church hall of Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church located at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and Bloy Street in New Jersey’s Union County. The parish children will present an informal bilingual entertainment program. Complimentary refreshments will be served. For those attending the Sunday divine liturgy at 10:45 a.m., a light lunch will be provided after the service. If you would like to attend the luncheon, contact Teresa Szpyhulsky at 908-289-0127, Patricia Shatynski at 908-322-7350 or e-mail the parish at ICUkrainianCatholic@yahoo.com by November 30. Additional information and directions to the parish may be found on the parish website www.byzcath.org/ImmaculateConception or visit us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Immaculate-Conception-Ukrainian-Catholic-Church-Hillside-Union-County-NJ-10250 29430856940/.