On March 15, 2019, Mr. Sofronis Paradeisopoulos, the Director of the BHFC, delivered a welcome address and a report at the conference “Ukraine – Greece: Historical Reflections” held at Izmail State Humanitarian University. Participants of the conference also included historians, researchers, graduate students undergraduates from Ukraine (Odessa, Izmail, Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi, Kyiv, and Mykolaiv) and Moldova (Chisinau).Their reports focused of the following subjects:
- “Greeks in the sociocultural space of southern Ukraine”
- “Preservation of the Greek cultural heritage in Ukraine: problems and prospects”
- “Debatable questions of history and humanities in the South of Ukraine”
- “History of the Greeks of Ukraine through the eyes of young researchers”
There also took place a presentation of the book “Documents and materials on the history of the Greeks of Southern Bessarabia” authored by L. Tsyganenko, professor at Izmail State Humanitarian University.