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The past in the present: Ukraine

Struggling with history: Ukraine’s past in the present

This project aims to bring scholars from different disciplines together working on history policy in Ukraine and the role of historical arguments in current political debates
The first workshop planned for June 2020 but had to be canceled due to the Covid-19 lockdown.

Jade McGlynn (Oxford)

Legacy as legitimacy: Historical framing of the Ukraine Conflict in Russian political discourse

Uilleam Blacker (UCL)

Rewriting the City: Encountering Other Urban pasts in Contemporary Ukraine

Olesya Khromeychuk (King’s College, London)

Instrumentalisation of War History in Contemporary Ukraine 

Ola Onuch (Manchester)

Anna Glew (Manchester)

Memory Politics and commemoration (provisional title)

Robert Pyrah (Oxford Brookes)

Polish identity in post-1945 Lviv

The workshop will either be held as webinars in 2020/21 or moved to 2021/22