Month events

June 5, 2019 Local Heritage in Great Britain On June 5, at 4 pm, we invite you to the Urban Seminar by Iryna Sklokina on museums and centers of local heritage in Great Britain, with a special focus on post-industrial heritage: how museums interact with their audiences, and search for resources for development, and how they see their place in the development of communities. Read more
June 12, 2019 "Clean the Streets!" On June 12, at 6.30 pm, we invite you to the lecture by Valentyna Shevchenko on the story of having playgrounds in Ukraine. During the lecture, several themes will be presented: 1) from idea to implementation – who, why, and how; 2) organization and rules for use; 3) gender and exclusion on the playground in a modern city. Read more
June 15, 2019 "Unquiet Graves" On June 15, at 5 pm, the National Taras Shevchenko Museum in Kyiv will host a lecture by Iryna Sklokina about practices of historical memory and reburials and a film screening of a documentary "Unquiet Graves" (1991; Tom Roberts). Read more
June 20, 2019 Map Men On June 20, at 6.30 pm, we invite you to the presentation of the book by Steven Seegel on the maps that made and unmade the world of East Central Europe through a long continuum of world war and revolution. The book is a collective biography of five prominent geographers between 1870 and 1950 — Albrecht Penck, Eugeniusz Romer, Stepan Rudnyts’kyi, Isaiah Bowman, and Count Pál Teleki. Read more
June 26, 2019 Lviv Mathematics Circle On June 26, at 3 pm, welcome to join the city walk about milieus of Lviv scientists, about their daily routines and achievements. We shall talk not only about the well-known scientists Stefan Banach, Hugo Steinhaus, Kazimierz Bartel, Stanisław Ulam, Myron Zarycki, but also about the unknown but no less interesting and important science personalities for the city. Read more
June 26, 2019 When Ukraine Ruled Russia On June 26, at 6.30 pm, Orysia Kulick will deliver a lecture about the evolution of regional elite networks in the Soviet Union after Stalin, the impact of the sovnarkhoz reforms and decentralization on local and republican politics, as well as the transformation of cities and regions involved in Soviet defense production. The lecture will focus on three cities — Dnipropetrovsk, Kyiv, and Lviv. Read more