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August 2017

Exhibition: Image of Ukraine (Образ України)

August 22 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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‘Bird of Paradise,’ by Olena Zintchouk “Image of Ukraine (Образ України): Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting” highlights two traditional Ukrainian folk art forms – vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and Petrykivka (a Ukrainian style of painting named after its city of origin). The exhibition explores Ukrainian culture through the lens of decorative folk art, delving into the history and cultural significance of traditions central to the lives of Ukrainian families both in North Carolina and Ukraine. Included in the exhibition…

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November 2017

Forgotten Romani Holocaust?

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Scholars have only recently began investigating the truth about the tragic history of Roma people under the Nazi regime during World War II. In addition to analyzing the road to the commemoration of the Romani Holocaust, this lecture will also address the role of Roma themselves in the process. Furthermore, it will present and contrast mechanisms that led to the extermination of the Roma more than 70 years ago and those that are evident in discriminatory practices throughout Europe today.…

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