Anastasia Felcher

IMT Alti Studi Lucca, Italy

  • Research topic:
    Lviv as UNESCO Heritage Site: Cultural Policies, Heritage Condition and Value Creation within and outside the Historic Center
    May 2014
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Anastasia Felcher is a PhD Candidate in Management and Development of Cultural Heritage (IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca, Italy) and a graduate from PhD program in Comparative Literature (Academy of Sciences, Chisinau, Moldova). Her dissertation, "(Mis)management of Jewish Built Heritage in the Urban environments of Eastern Europe", examines current practises of Jewish Heritage management in 4 Post-Soviet cities (starting from 1991) from anthropological perspective, identifying actors (such as international organisations, state, elites, religiuos communities, urban residents, etc.), their interest, strategy and policies towards heritage, as well as practical consequenses for heritage itsef.

Previously, Anastasia has researched and published on intellectual construction of Russian literary pantheon and practices of "mass consumption" of Russian literature in Soviet and Post-Soviet times.