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Vladyslav Havrylov

Collaborative on Global Children's Issues

Vladyslav Havrylov is a Ukrainian historian and religious scholar based in Kyiv. His research interests include the history of mass deportations in the Soviet era, state-confessional relations, the policy of the Catholic Church during World War II, and the role of Christian clergy in the Holocaust. Havrylov graduated from Orthodox seminary in 2014 and received a master's degree in religious studies from the National Pedagogical Dragomanov University and in history from Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv. In 2022, Havrylov participated in a virtual research scholar program at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He is currently pursuing doctoral work on Vatican policy during World War II and works with the Institute of World History at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, where he specializes in the history of international religious relations in the twentieth century and the study of genocide and war crimes in Europe. He is also a researcher with Where Are Our People?, an initiative tracking Ukrainians forcibly deported by Russia. Havrylov is a 2023-2024 research fellow with the Collaborative on Global Children's Issues at Georgetown University, focusing on the forcible transfer, deportation, adoption, and reeducation of Ukrainian children by Russia.