POLAND AND UKRAINE IN THE 1930'S AND 1940'S

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From left to right: Marcin Majewski, Joanna Karbarz-Wilinska, Rafal Leskiewicz, Svitlana Laskowska, Hiroaki Kuromiya, Jerzy Bednarek, Fedir Kurlak

Academics from Poland and Ukraine were in London yesterday evening to launch the latest volume in the series of archival documents - Poland and Ukraine in the 1930's and 1940's: Documents from the Archives of the Secret Services.  

Presentations about the book and the work of the Polish Institute of National Remembrance, the Security Services of Ukraine Branch State Archives and the Institute if Political and Ethno-National Studies at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine were given by: Rafal Leskiewicz - head of IPN`s archives, Jerzy Bednarek- editor of IPN Branch in Lodz, Joanna Karbarz-Wilinska - editor of IPN Branch in Gdansk, Marcin Majewski - editor of IPN archive in Warsaw, Dr Svitlana Laskowska - head of the Secret Services of Ukraine Archive in Kyiv.

The eminent professor of History at Indiana University, Hiroaki Kuromiya, delivered a talk on the the period of documents covered by the book.

The event, which took place at AUGB's Central Office, was attended by the Deputy Head of Mission at the Polish Embassy in London, Minister Counsellor Dariusz Łaska, and two representatives from the Embassy of Ukraine.

A full report will appear in the next issue of the Ukrainian Thought newspaper.

To order the book please call the Ukrainian Giftshop on 020 72298392 or email ugs@augb.co.uk

 

 



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