International Workshop
October 20, 2008

On October 20-24 the international seminar-workshop "Multi-Ethnic Space in the Cities of Galicia" took place at the Center for Urban History.

The organizers of the seminar were the Institute of Architecture of the Lviv Polytechnic University, the Fulbright Program in Ukraine and the Folk Architecture Museum in Lviv. The coordinator of the seminar was Oksana Boiko.

Students from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Oregon and from the Lviv Polytechnic and Kharkiv Polytechnic universities took part in the seminar. The seminar offered lectures by Prof. Mykola Bevz (Lviv Polytechnic National University), Oksana Boiko (a leading specialist of the Ukrzakhidproektrestavratsia Institute), Prof. Thomas Hubka (the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Prof. Harvard Davis (the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Dr. Khrystyna Boiko (Lviv Polytechnic National University), Dr. Oleg Rybchynskyi (Lviv Polytechnic National University) and Myron Stakhiv (Head of the Fulbright Foundation in Ukraine); the seminar also offered excursions in Lviv and in its vicinity.

The seminar aimed to help students develop the skills necessary to devise projects for the revitalization of the urban centers of the towns of Galicia.