May 16 at the Faculty of History of Zaporizhzhya National University began the traditional annual Ukrainian scientific conference "History of Steppe Ukraine in XVII-XX centuries", dedicated to the memory of professor Anatolii Boiko. In addition to our university among the organizers Nowicki Zaporizhzhya Scientific Society, M.S. Grushevsky Ukrainian Institute of Archeology and Source Studies of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukrainian Institute of National Memory and Zaporizhzhya branch of the Kovalskykh Eastern Institute of Ukrainian Studies and JSC "Motor Sich".
This year's conference was attended by over 70 students and representatives of various scientific societies and universities in Ukraine.
At the the plenary session the participants commemorates with a minute of silence founder of the conference Anatolii Boiko and his associates and stakeholders – Ph.D. in History, former Dean of the Faculty of History Victor Tkachenko and former Deputy Mayor of Zaporizhzhya on the executive branch Yurii Kaptiukh.
Volodymyr Milchev spoke about the current situation and tasks of historical science in Zaporizhzhya National University, and Galina Turchenko conducted a historical analysis of the emergence and implementation of the "New Russia", said the signs of its manifestation in contemporary Ukraine. In turn, Serhii Bilivnenko made a presentation on "Oral History of Steppe Ukraine as a meta-narrative".
Within the framework of the conference was a presentation of the monograph associate professor of Kryvyi Rih National University, Ph.D. in History Nataliia Romanets "The repressive policy of the Soviet government in the Ukrainian village (1925-1939 years)".
Delegates continued their work into three sections: "Source and historiographical study of South Ukraine", "Current issues of social and economic life of Ukraine Steppe", "Problems of microhistory, gender history and the history of everyday life of the south Ukraine in XVII-XX centuries".