Events by Month

September 7, 2017 On September 7, at 2.00 pm, at the Center's library we shall meet Barbara Romer who is going to present her collection of photographs she has inherited from her grandfather, Lviv scholar and photographer Vitold Romer. It will also be a chance to talk about the Romer family heritage, its significance and opportunities for representation in Lviv. Read more
September 9, 2017 Sykhiv Walk On September 9, at 12.00 pm, we invite you to join the city walk around Sykhiv. An architect and researcher of the Center for Urban History Natalia Mysak is going to tell about how a dynamic urban space is developing at the intersection of everyday life and planned ideas. Read more
September 21, 2017 The Babi Yar Massacre: History, Memory, and Current Projects On September 21, at 7.00 pm, Dr. Karel Berkhoff was talking about the current state of knowledge about Babi Yar during the Second World War, and the ways of Soviet and post-Soviet perception of this history, as well as current approaches to improve the landscape of the former killing site. Read more
September 22, 2017 Memory and Literary Imagination as a Remedy to Evil On September 22, at 4.00 pm, at the Assembly Hall of the Ivan Franko National University in Lviv, Svetlana Aleksievich (Belarus), Adam Zagajewski (Poland), Madeleine Thien (Canada), Boubacar Boris Diop (Senegal) will discuss how writers work with memories and memory of the past, and the challenges they face in the post-truth era. Read more
September 26, 2017 City of Crosses On September 26, at 6.30 pm, Giuseppe Tateo will tell about controversies in the development of Bucharest after 1990. The main subject of the lecture: How does the revival of religion in Bucharest labeled with new churches and religious symbols in the public spaces correlate with the increasing anti-clerical sentiments? Read more
September 28, 2017 Roma Community of Lviv Under the Nazi Occupation On September 28, at 6.30 pm, Piotr Wawrzeniuk and Taras Martynenko will be presenting the project about the persecution of the Roma in Lviv in the period of the Nazi occupation and their role in social and urban space of the city in those times. Read more