Lunch and Lecture: "Contemporary Ukraine: Transformation Under Fire" with Myroslav Marynovych


Location: Elizabeth E. Seminar Room, 1050 Nanovic Hall

About the Speaker

Marynovych is the co-founder of Amnesty International Ukraine and a founding member of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group, which monitored human rights violations in Soviet Ukraine until all of its members were jailed for "anti-Soviet agitation and propaganda." In 1978, Marynovych was sent to a gulag for seven years and exiled for another five. In 1987, he returned to Ukraine as a writer and reporter and now serves as Vice-Rector for Mission at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv. 

Additional Reading

Between East and West: Myroslav Marynovych on the struggle for democracy in Ukraine (America Magazine)