Chronicle

Opening of the Center
October 21, 2006

On October 21, 2006 the Center was officially opened. The day started with an inauguration conference at the Potocki Palace, with a number of prominent guests, among them the vice-mayor of Lviv, scholars from the Academy of Science, and the University of Lviv as well as renowned professors from European universities taking part and the Center presenting its research projects. The second part of the opening took place at the premises of the Center at Bohomoltsia Street 6, where the mayor of Lviv kindly welcomed the participants.

See also The Inauguration Speeches and The Inauguration in Pictures:

How will we ever finish?
The day before
Patient neighbours
The day before
Cleaning inside
The day before
Cleaning outside
The day before
A part of organizing team
The temporary office
Andryi trying to concentrate
The temporary office
Nadya in the midst of chaos
The temporary office
Pani Slava
The temporary office
Original invitation
The Inauguration Part 1
Potocki Palace (instead of university)
The Inauguration Part 1
Baroque splendour also inside
The Inauguration Part 1
Concentrating on Ukrainian
The Inauguration Speech
Intensely listening
The Inauguration Speech
Intensely listening ?
The Inauguration Speech
Thank you very much
The Inauguration Speech
V. Kosiv, Vice-Mayor of Lviv
Prominent Speakers
R. Shust, Dean of History Faculty
Prominent Speakers
Y. Isayevych, Academy of Science, and O. Sereda
Prominent Speakers
R. Rodger, Centre for Urban History, Leicester
Prominent Speakers
A generous donation from Leicester to Lviv
Prominent Speakers
Swiss talks
Coffee Break
Ukrainian talks
Coffee Break
Charming environment
Coffee Break
A. Kappeler, University of Vienna
More prominent speakers
A. Zayarnyuk, Academic Director
More prominent speakers
B. Shumylovych, Project Manager
More prominent speakers
M. Prokopovych, Project Manager
More prominent speakers
Arriving at the Center
Bohomoltsia 6
Our restored glass window
Bohomoltsia 6
A view back to the street
Bohomoltsia 6
Welcome champagne
Reception in the entrance room
Private academic talks
Reception in the entrance room
The Mayor, Mr. Sadovyi, in red
Reception in the entrance room
Director and Office Manager
Greeting the Guests
Mayor, Director and Academician
Greeting the Guests
Friendly audience
Greeting the Guests
The movie: "Lviv from different times and angles"
Movie & Quiz "Urban Europe"
The quiz: 1st prize = return flight to Vienna
Movie & Quiz "Urban Europe"
One of the smaller prizes: The decision dice
Movie & Quiz "Urban Europe"
Searching for the right answer
Movie & Quiz "Urban Europe"
International selection of wines
Eating and talking
Looking from outside in
Eating and talking
The final interview
Eating and talking
A new sign in the streets of Lviv
A new sign in the streets of Lviv