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Connected Central European Worlds, 1500-1700

Ukraine Essays and Publications

Statement on Ukrainian Cultural Heritage

“All too often, our own fields have been complicit in failing to examine inherited narratives that subsume the Ukrainian people, their history, and monuments under the rubric of “Russia,” thus helping to facilitate the historical distortions made more explicitly by President Putin. While acknowledging the irreducible complexity of the intertwined histories of Russia and Ukraine, we also recognize the right of Ukraine to the cultural patrimony of its own territory.”

[From the International Center of Medieval Art]