Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Ukraine SIG Luncheon at the IAJGS 2002 Toronto Conference #ukraine

Flo Elman

UKRAINE SIG members - Register today to ensure a place at the Ukraine SIG
luncheon in Toronto. Go to this URL right now & sign up!!
It's still not too late to reserve your place for Wednesday, August 7th at

We have an impressive & high powered team lined up for your questions &
answers. I know that you won't want to miss the opportunity to learn how the
Ukraine archives function. Questions will be answered by Olga Muzychuk,
Director of the Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Kyiv, &
Miriam Weiner, expert in Jewish genealogy and Holocaust research, &
president of Routes to Roots.

BIOS on our Guest Speakers:

Olga Muzychuk was born in Kyiv in 1965 and is the current director of the
Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Kyiv. In 1987, she graduated
from Shevchenko University in Kyiv with a degree in history and archives.
That year she began working as an archivist in the Central State Historical
Archives of Ukraine. She then became chief of the section on using archival
information, and >from 1995 she has served as vice-director of archives. Ms.
Muzychuk studied archival procedures in France, where she graduated >from the
International Technical Archival School in Paris. She is a member of the
Committee on Outreach and User's Services of the International Council on

Miriam Weiner, the first Jewish genealogist to be certified by the Board for
Certification of Genealogists in Washington, DC, is an expert in Jewish
genealogy and Holocaust research. She is president of Routes to Roots, a
firm offering in-depth archive research, town visits, and customized tours
to ancestral towns of the former Soviet Union and Poland. She is also
president of The Routes to Roots Foundation, Inc., a not-for-profit
foundation that published a town-by-town inventory of Jewish and civil
records in Eastern European archives. The first volume in the series, Jewish
Roots in Poland, was co-published with YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in
1997; and the second volume, Jewish Roots in Ukraine and Moldova, was
published in 1999. Ms. Weiner's current project is an online database of
archive inventories with updated inventories >from the two foregoing books
(Poland, Ukraine and Moldova), plus new material >from archives in Belarus
and Lithuania.

I look forward to meeting you there.
Have a safe trip in,
Florence Elman
Ukraine SIG Coordinator

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