From October 2 to 6, 2018, there will be a series of meetings with the authors and the presentation of the book "Labour, Exhaustion, and Success: company towns of the Donbas" (2018).
We shall talk with the historians Olena Stiazhkina, Kseniya Kuzina, and Iryna Sklokina about everyday lifestyles, working ethos, architecture human relations, and entertainment since the 19th century until present day in the towns that developed around factories and mines. Special focus will be on the collection of photographs that were put into the basis of the book.
October 2, 2 pm – Dobropillia, Central City Library (121 Pershotravneva Street)
October 3, 11 am - Pokrovsk, Donetsk National Technical University, convention hall in building 3 (2 Shybankova Street)
October 4, 2 pm - Kostiantynivka, Central City Pubic Library (11 Kosmonavtive Blvd)
October 5, 11 am - Druzhkivka, Khalva Hub (14/8 Matrosova Street)
October 5, 2 pm - Kramatorsk, Anticrisis Media Center (1 Marata Street)
October 6, 5 pm - Severodonetsk, Crisis Media Center "Siverskyi Donets" (54 Tsentralnyi Ave.) – joint presentation with Kateryna Siryk and the project "Donbass – Family Photo Archive."
Contact: Iryna Sklokina +380976406351.