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Money, Sovereignty and Power: The Paper Currency of Revolutionary Ukraine, 1917-1920

Thursday, January 15, 2015 to Saturday, April 4, 2015

Money, Sovereignty and Power examines the issue of sovereignty and how it was portrayed on currency by a series of ideologically driven governments in the Ukraine between 1917 and 1920.  Created by the Prairie Centre for the Study of Ukrainian Heritage (St. Thomas More College, U Sask) in association with the Ukrainian Museum of Canada; the tour was organized by the Alberta Society for the Advancement of Ukrainian Studies with Nickle Galleries.  Further support was provided by the Ukrainian Canadian Professional Business Association (Calgary Branch), the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (Calgary Branch), and the Ukrainian Student Association (U of C).

Opening Reception: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
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