Events by Month

July 5, 2017 Enlightenment Migrations Lecture by Dr. Rachael Rosner and Dr. Nancy Sinkoff on the History of Cognitive Psychology Read more
July 6, 2017 Beau Monde at Empire’s Edge On July 6, at 6 pm, professor Mayhill Fowler will be presenting her book describing the emergence of Soviet cultural infrastructure in the 1920-1930s. Main focus of the book is on theater and particularly on the biography of a group of young people from lower-class towns who had become the elite of the Soviet Union. Read more
July 18, 2017 Master class: Archivation of Photographs in Everyday Life On July 18, we will have a talk with Maciej Turzhyniak and Marta Szymanska about what every one of us can individually do to preserve photographs, how to work with our own collections, and what artists could learn from that. Read more
July 20, 2017 Museum Future Discussion on Challenges and Visions for Historical Museums in Ukraine Read more
July 25, 2017 Jewish History: A Lacking Page in Museums On July 25, at 6.30 pm, the program of the "Jewish days in the City Hall" will continue with the lecture by Vadim Altskan on challenges of integrating Jewish history into the dominant narrative of Ukrainian museums, and on an importance of developing approaches of shared heritage in the exhibitions. Read more
July 27, 2017 Jewish Heritage Travel: 25 Years After On July 27, at 6.30 pm, Ruth Ellen Gruber will share her ideas about how the notion of "Jewish heritage" evolved and how "new identities" and "real imaginary spaces" develop with the help of Jewish museums and festivals of culture, commodification of Jewish culture and the growth of commercial tourism. Read more