Women in the Ukrainian Nationalist Underground, 11-10-2017

September 30, 2017 • Educational, Past Events • Views: 180


11 October 2017, 18:00 – 20:00


Room 433, UCL SSEES 16 Taviton Street London WC1H 0BW


Free and open for all

An event chaired by Dr Uilleam Blacker, and organised by the UCL SSEES Russian Studies Seminar Series.


Olesya Khromeychuk: ‘Militarizing Women in the Ukrainian Nationalist Movement of the 1930s-1950s’
Dr Olesya Khromeychuk is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of East Anglia. She is the author of “Undetermined” Ukrainians. Post-War Narratives of the Waffen SS “Galicia” Division (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2013). She is currently researching the participation and representation of women in military formations in the Second World War and in the ongoing conflict in the Donbas region.

Marta Havryshko: ‘Love and Sex in Wartime: Controlling Women’s Sexuality in the Ukrainian Nationalist Underground’
Dr Marta Havryshko is Junior Research Associate at the Ivan Krypiakevych Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences. She is the author of several academic articles on gender aspects of the history of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army. Her research interests include gender, feminism and nationalism, women and war, and oral history. She is also involved in a project that researches women’s experiences in the war in eastern Ukraine.

Photo Credit: SBU Archive ‘Underground members Larysa and Tamara’ (HDA SBU F.13. Spr. 398)

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