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The Colonial, The Post-Colonial, and the Global (lecture)
Making of Modern Ukraine, 23
This final lecture in my public Yale class on “The Making of Modern Ukraine” gathers up the major theme of colonialism.
To see Ukraine as a subject in history, we have to understand how others have seen it as an object. This is patently obvious during the present war; but it is also important to the Polish and German factors in Ukrainian history.
The colonial element of Ukrainian history makes of Ukraine a bridge between European and world history.
It also helps us to see through the standard myth of European integration and moves us towards a harder but truer account of how the European Union works, one that Europe will likely need in the years and decades to come.
Snyder, "The War in Ukraine is a Colonial War" New Yorker, 28 April 2022.
Snyder, "Integration and Disintegration: Europe, Ukraine, and the World."
Treaty of Riga
Ivan Rudnyts'kyi, Milena Rudnys'ka, Mykhailo Rudnyts'kyi
Iulia Zdans'ka, Oksana Shvets, Dmyto Sydoruk, Oleh Yakunin, Oleksandr Makhov,
Maks Levin, Kateryna Diachenko, Artyom Datsishin, Oleksandr Shapoval, Pasha Lee, Volodymyr Vakulenko, Yuriy Kerpatenko.
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