“Holodomor researchers featured at conference on oral history” [Article: The Ukrainian Weekly]

SOURCE: http://www.ukrweekly.com/uwwp/holodomor-researchers-featured-at-conference-on-oral-history/

MINNEAPOLIS – Four researchers of the Holodomor presented their findings at the annual meeting of the Oral History Association (OHA). The theme of the international conference, which took place October 4-7 in Minneapolis, was “Engaging Audiences: Oral History and the Public.”

OHA is the major organization devoted to oral history, a field that approaches history through interviews with people having personal knowledge of past events.

Brent Bezo, Natlia Khanenko-Friesen, Sophia Isajiw and William Noll engaged conference participants in a roundtable discussion “Intergenerational Consequences of the Holodomor in Ukraine (1932-1933 Famine): What Oral History Accounts from Ukraine and the Diaspora Tell Us.” Their participation was supported by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta.

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