Zaporozhzhia 2018: Memories and Legacies of Revolutions: Continuity and Disruption, 19th-21st Centuries

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Monday, June 25

  • Opening and Introductory Remarks
  • Tetiana Bulakh (U of Indiana, US). Controlled Citizenship of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ukraine: Administrative Rationalities and Lived Experiences Discussant: Ioulia Shukan (U Paris Nanterre, France)
  • Hanna Josticova (U of Birmingham, UK). Politics of Contention and Identity: the Case of Mariupol. Discussant: Sophie Lambroschini (Centre Marc Bloch, Germany)
  • Julie Deschepper (INALCO, France). Discussing the Concept of «Monument of the Revolution» in Soviet Russia .Discussant: Alissa Klots (European University at Saint Petersburg, Russia)
  • Natalia Otrishchenko (Center for Urban History, Ukraine). “The Same Hands”: Urban Experts and Long-Term Transformations (1977-2017). Discussant: Markian Dobczansky (Columbia U, US)
  • Roundtable on the Concept of Revolution
    • Mykhailo Minakov (Europa-U Viadrina Frankfurt, Germany)
    • Ioulia Shukan (U Paris Nanterre, France)
    • Mayhill Fowler (Stetson U, US)
    • François-Xavier Nérard (U Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France)
  • Visit of the City of Zaporizhzhia: pre-Soviet city

Tuesday, June 26

  • Visit: Zaporizhzhya the Soviet. Visit around DniproGes and Sotsmisto
  • Guest speaker: Alexandre Starukh (former governor of Zaporizhzhia oblast’) Zaporizhzhia between the Revolutions of 2004 and 2014
  • Anastasia Papushina (Central European U, Hungary), Celebrating the Dead in early Soviet Russia (1917-1924): Instrumentalization of Death, Memory, and History. Discussant: François-Xavier Nérard (U Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France)
  • Hanna Paulouskaya (U of Warsaw, Poland). Comrade Prometheus or Place of Antiquity in Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary Soviet Children and Youth Culture. Discussant: Alissa Klots (European U at Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

Wednesday, June 27

  • Anna Whittington (U of Michigan-Ann Arbor, US). Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Celebrating the October Revolution under Khrushchev and Brezhnev. Discussant: Mayhill Fowler (Stetson U, US)
  • Olivia Bowins (Brandeis U, US). Reclaiming the Nation: History, Memory, and Identity in the Estonian National Awakening. Discussant: Markian Dobczansky (Columbia U, US)
  • Oleg Zhuravlev (U of Tyumen, Russia). Euromaidan As An Example of Political Positivism. Discussant: Mykhailo Minakov (Europa-U Viadrina Frankfurt, Germany)
  • Denys Gorbach (Sciences Po, France). Periodising Ukrainian Political Economy: From ‘Merchant Capitalism’ to the Post-Maidan Conjuncture. Discussant: Anna Colin Lebedev (U Paris Nanterre, France)
  • Faculty session: Alissa Klots (European U at Saint Petersburg) Presentation of research project
  • Guest speaker: Maksym Lepskiy (Zaporizhzhia U) + team. Presentation of the peacebuilding comparative research project.

Thursday, June 28

  • Timofey Rakov (European U in Saint-Petersburg, Russia). The Cult of the City: Leningrad as the “City of Revolution”. Discussant: François-Xavier Nérard (U Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France)
  • Maria Rastvovora (Shevchenko National U, Ukraine). Reality vs Memory: Who Will Take the Place of Lenin?. Discussant: Ioulia Shukan (U Paris Nanterre, France)
  • Guest speaker: Sébastien Gobert (Journalist, Kyïv, Ukraine) “Looking for Lenin” book and project
  • Visit: Khortista, the Cossack Sich and the Boat Museum

Friday, June 29

  • Magda Dolinska-Rydzek (Justus-Liebig U, Germany). Revolution or Revelation? The Antichrist in Chosen Discourses After 1917. Discussant: Mayhill Fowler (Stetson U, US)
  • Natalia Neshevets (U Kyïv Mohyla Academy, Ukraine). The Ukrainian Architecture Sphere Reorganization in the Perestroika time. Discussant: Mykhailo Minakov (Europa-U Viadrina Frankfurt, Germany)
  • Virginie Lasnier (U of Montreal, Canada). Demobilization Effects: From the Orange Revolution to the Euromaidan. Discussant: Anna Colin Lebedev (U Paris Nanterre, France)
  • Final roundtable and group discussion
  • Visit: Holocaust memorial places and Dnipro by boat
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