Historical Atlas


Ukraine's past lends itself to diverse studies, from dynastic marriage in the Middle Ages to the Great Ukrainian Famine of 1932-33.

The Great Famine

The Ukrainian Famine of 1932-33, also known as the Holodomor (“death by starvation”), is considered in Ukraine and beyond to be a genocide. Spatial analysis helps us to study the nuances of this tragedy, from microregional variations in deaths to the impact of variables such as population density and farming practices.

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Great Famine - Procurement
Rus' Genealogy

Rus' Genealogy Project

Tracing royal marriages offers a new way to study the relations between Kyivan Rus' and the kingdoms and principalities of Medieval Europe.

The Golden Age of Kyivan Rus

The Golden Age of Kyivan Rus´

From the time of the Christianization of Kyivan Rus´ in 988 until the capture of Kyiv by the Mongols in 1240, a distinct literary and artistic culture emerged and flourished throughout the Kyivan Rus´ principalities.