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Symposium on WW I Internment and Official Unveiling of Statue

Members of Canada’s First World War Internment Committee of the

Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba Provincial Council

cordially invite you to a

SYMPOSIUM AND OFFICIAL

UNVEILING OF THE

INTERNMENT STATUE

Both events will be held on Saturday Oct. 24, 2015

SYMPOSIUM – RECALLING CANADA’S FIRST NATIONAL

INTERNMENT OPERATIONS

10 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 2 pm –

Manitoba Legislature Room 254 (Lunch will be provided)

Five academic speakers will make presentations on the theme of the 1914-1920 Internment Operations

UNVEILING OF THE MANITOBA INTERNMENT STATUE

(just north of the Taras Shevchenko Monument – on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislature)

Saturday Oct. 24, 2015-3:00 PM – Statue Unveiling Program

Greetings from the three levels of government and the official unveiling ceremony

For further information please contact: Roman Yereniuk at 204 474 8907 or Joanne Lewandosky at 204 294 2276

Funders of the event: Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund; Wasyl Topolnicky Memorial Fdn.; Ukrainian Catholic Fdn. of Canada; UCC – Manitoba Provincial Council and Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies, University of Manitoba

 

SYMPOSIUM – INTERNMENT OF UKRAINIANS AND OTHER

EAST CENTRAL EUROPEANS IN CANADA DURING 1914-1920

Location: Manitoba Legislative Building, Room 254 – Oct. 24, 2015 10 am to 2 pm

 

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS and GREETINGS 10:00 am

SESSION ONE: 10 am to 12 noon

 

1.    “UNDER THE YOKE: THE INTERNMENT OF UKRAINIANS IN CANADA DURING THE GREAT WAR” – Peter Melnycky, Historian, Resources Management Branch of Alberta Culture, Edmonton

2.    “THE INTERNMENT OF ENEMY ALIENS IN CANADA DURING THE GREAT WAR: RIGHTS, OBLIGATIONS AND DIPLOMACY” – Dr. Bohdan Kordan, Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

3.    A PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF PUBLICATIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA ON THE UKRAINIAN INTERNMENT – James Kominowski, Librarian, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

LUNCH

SESSION TWO: 1pm to 2 pm

 

4.    “INTERNMENT OF UKRAINIANS IN CANADA 1914-1920: RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT FOR SCHOOLS IN CANADA” – Prof. Iryna Konstantiuk, Dept. of German and Slavic Studies, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

5.    “THE WORK OF THE CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR INTERNMENT RECOGNITION FUND” – Andrea Malysh, Program Manager, First World War Internment Recognition Fund, Vernon BC

 

UNVEILING CEREMONY OF THE INTERNMENT STATUE-3PM

(just north of the Shevchenko Statue on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislature)

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