Events by Month

March 5, 2019 Heritage in Lviv and Uman On March 5, at 5 pm, we invite you to the Urban Seminar by Dr. Alla Marchenko on treating and understanding of cultural heritage of Lviv and Uman, and the capacity of their shared things. During the workshop, it will be presented the main findings of mass surveys in Lviv and Uman about local cultural heritage. Read more
March 7, 2019 Contested Chapters of the Shared History On March 6-7, a workshop for tour guides will take place within the project "ReHERIT: Common Responsibility for Shared Heritage." It will focus on the Second World War in Lviv. The program aims at enhancing the competences of tour guides (city guides) in dealing with complicated topics of Lviv’s multicultural past, with the contested stories of different historical memories, and their interpretations. Read more
March 7, 2019 Movements Across Borders International Workshop on Postwar Migrations and Experiences of Borderland People Read more
March 6, 2019 Wisła Operation On March 6, at 4.30 pm, in Sheptytskyi Center, there will be a lecture by Grzegorz Motyka on deportations of Ukrainian population and the same time anti-insurgent actions within the Wisła Operation in 1947. The researcher will be talking about the place of these events in the 20th-century Polish history, as well as in the Polish-Ukrainian dialogue on the past. Read more
March 6, 2019 Fear Anatomy On March 6, at 6.30 pm, welcome to the Sheptytskyi Center to see the presentation of the book by Damian Markowski on Sovietization of Lviv region. The author highlights the processes of harsh unification and radical transformations of the region that was supposed to be another arena for the enforcement of Communist visions and the establishment of the new reality and the new human. Read more
March 7, 2019 On the Road from/to Homeland On March 7, at 6.30 pm, we invite you the to the discussion on forced resettlement and migrations in East Europe in the context of the Second World War and today. Key topics for discussion will be the categories used to conceptualize the postwar resettlements and discussions around the judgments and memorialization of the events. Read more
March 12, 2019 Jews and their Neighbours in Krakowiec On March 12, at 6.30 pm, Bernard Wasserstein will deliver a lecture on how Jewish, Ukrainian, and Polish communities used to live side by side in Krakowiec before and during the Second World War. The researcher will present the history of Krakowiec as such that can in many ways be considered the history of East Central Europe in microcosm. Read more
March 14, 2019 In the Spring On March 14, at 6.30 pm, welcome to the screening of the newly discovered version of the film "In the Spring" (Mikhail Kaufman, 1929) with the specially produced voice-over by Stanislav Tsalyk and lecture by the researcher. The film regarded as a true masterpiece of Ukrainian film avant-garde shows Kyiv that is no longer there. It is about its day-to-day life, its people, streets, buildings, Dnipro, etc. Read more
March 18, 2019 [Re]Thinking Jewish Heritage On March 18, at 6.30 pm, at the presentation of the book "The Remembered and Forgotten Jewish World: Heritage Tourism in Europe and the United States," Daniel Walkowitz, a historian and author of the book, Marla Raucher Osborn and Jay Osborn, co-founders of the Rohatyn Jewish Heritage, will discuss the meanings and implications of contemporary heritage tourism, bringing in perspectives of research, family history, and activism. Read more
March 28, 2019 The Little Divergence On March 28, at 6.30 pm, welcome to the discussion when we shall talk about East Europe from the point of view economic historians, about the extent to which the area was a periphery in the imperial time, as compared to Western Europe. We will also discuss the great and little divergences in the economic development and social structures of the Austro-Hungarian and Russian empires. Read more