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“I want to explore the contribution of Eastern Europeans to the debates on colonialism and racism” – 5 in 10 interview with Olga Linkiewicz

We have interviewed our Visiting Fellow Olga Linkiewicz and asked her about her academic and personal journey, her current research and her forthcoming book “Localness and Nationalism: Rural Communities in Interwar Eastern in Galicia” (in Polish). Read the interview online at the blog “TRAFO – Blog for Transregional Research”.

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Visiting Fellow: Dr. Yuliya Yurchuk

From April to June 2018 Dr. Yulia Yurchuk (University of Södertörn, Sweden) will be Visiting Fellow in the Research Network Prisma Ukraïna with her project “Propaganda and Information Management in the Ukraine–Russia Conflict: The Role of Historians in Turbulent Times”.

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Academy Blog: “Revisiting the Nation”

You can now read reports and impressions from our Winter Academy on our blog “Transregional Academies”.

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About us

The Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network Eastern Europe provides space for the research of recent developments in Ukraine and Eastern Europe and their historical, cultural and social conditions. It connects research expertise in Berlin, Brandenburg and beyond, and invites scholars from Eastern Europe as fellows.

Upcoming Events

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Tue 27 Nov 2018
16:00–22:00

Lectures Prisma Ukraïna Discussion
Maidan: Die Ukraine und Europa fünf Jahre danach

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Maidan: Die Ukraine und Europa fünf Jahre danach Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Schumannstr. 8, 10117 Berlin Prisma Ukraïna Discussion 20181127T160000 20181127T220000
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Schumannstr. 8, 10117 Berlin

Fri 14 Dec 2018
09:00–18:00

Workshops Prisma Ukraïna Workshop
Island as a topos of political imaginary in contemporary Ukraine and beyond
convened by Kateryna Mishchenko (Prisma Ukraïna Visting Fellow 2018)
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Island as a topos of political imaginary in contemporary Ukraine and beyond convened by Kateryna Mishchenko (Prisma Ukraïna Visting Fellow 2018) Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin Prisma Ukraïna Workshop 20181214T090000 20181214T180000
Forum Transregionale Studien, Wallotstr. 14, 14193 Berlin

Ulrich Schmid: “Contact Zone vs. Postcolonial Condition: On the Relevance of a Concept from Latin American Studies for Research on Eastern Europe”

Ulrich Schmid held this lecture on 2 March 2018 during the Winter Academy “Revisiting the Nation. Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe” (February 26 - March 6, 2018, Bucharest). Ulrich Schmid is professor of Russian Studies at the University of St. Gallen.

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Prof. Rory Finnin: “Cultural Diversity of Political Solidarity: A Case from the Black Sea Region”

Rory Finnin's lecture "Cultural Diversity of Political Solidarity: A Case from the Black Sea Region" was held on 28 February 2018 at the New Europe College during the Prisma Ukraïna Winter Academy "Revisiting the Nation. Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe" (February 26-March 6 2018, Bucharest).

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“Islamic intellectual thought of the modern times can be described as already ‘Europeanized’” – Interview with Armina Omerika

The interview emerged in the context of the Prisma Ukraïna workshop “At Home: Jews and Muslims in Eastern Europe”, 28–29 June 2018, Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin

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David Henig: “Charitable Economies and the Ethics of Immediacy in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina”

Prisma Ukraïna Workshop “Religious Intersections in Post-Socialist Europe: Between State and Imaginary Borders”. Speaker: David Henig (University of Kent)

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Roundtable Discussion “Religion as a Source of Conflict and Means of Reconciliation: The Case of Eastern Europe”

Part of the Prisma Ukraïna Workshop “Religious Intersections in Post-Socialist Europe: Between State and Imaginary Borders”. Speakers: Kamila Baraniecka-Olszewska (Moderator), Agnieszka Halemba (University of Warsaw) Regina Elsner (ZOiS), Tsypylma Darieva, (ZOiS), Armina Omerika (Goethe University Frankfurt)

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Für die Ukraine gab es vor 100 Jahren einen kurzen Augenblick der Unabhängigkeit

Andrii Portnov, Direktor von Prisma Ukraïna, in der Neuen Zürcher Zeitung

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Roundtable Discussion: “Double East: Culture as Politics in India, Russia and Turkey”

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Anna Novikov: The Visual Language of Neo-Nationalism: Patriotic Fashion in East-Central Europe and Central Asia

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Susanne Schattenberg: Leonid Breschnew oder die Kunst einen westlichen Staatsmann zu mimen

Die RBB-Sendung »Perspektiven« strahlte am 01.06.2017 ab 22:04 Uhr einen Beitrag zum Prisma-Ukraïna-Vortrag »Leonid Breschnew oder die Kunst, einen westlichen Staatsmann zu mimen« (09.03.2017 am ZZF Potsdam) aus.

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Julia Buyskykh: “Local Communities on Polish-Ukrainian Borderlands: Contested Memories and Strategies of Co-Existence”

This talk was held in the framework of the Prisma Ukraïna lecture series “Revolutions and Their Impact on Modern Eastern and Central Europe”

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Andrii Portnov, Jan C. Behrends, Nataliya Gumenyuk: “Ukraine rethinks complex WWII past”

Hromadske TV

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Olga Sasunkevich: Winter Academy: Beyond History and Identity: New Perspectives on Aesthetics, Politics, and Society in Eastern Europe (Report)

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Jakub Dymek: “National Sovereignity and the Erosion of the Centre: The Refugee Crisis from a Polish Perspective”

Jakub Dymek is a Polish journalist and editor of “Krytyka Polityczna” in Warsaw, Poland

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Interview with Ana Milosevic: “What Role do National History and Identity play in the EU Integration Process?”

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Interview with Oksana Dudko: “Contemporary Theatre is an Instrument of Social Change”

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Interview with Oleg Zhuravlev: “From the Event to New Political Subjectivities: Comparing Euromaidan and ‘Bolotnaya’”

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Andrii Portnov: Report Winter Academy “Beyond History and Identity: New Perspectives on Aesthetics, Politics, and Society in Eastern Europe”

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Mikhail Nemtsev and Andrii Portnov: “New Ukraine – Hybridization of Space”

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Marharytha Fabrykant: Arts and Scholarship – Experiencing change with Ukrainian authors

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Geopolitical Misunderstandings of the Ideas, Causes and Persistance of the Arab Spring and the Euromaidan

Nataliya Gumenyuk talked on “Geopolitical Misunderstandings of the Ideas, Causes and Persistance of the Arab Spring and the Euromaidan” in the framework of the EUME Berliner Seminar on 25 November 2015 at the Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin.

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The Politics of Youth and the Revolutions in Eastern Europe and the Arab World

Mayssun Succarie talked on “The Politics of Youth and the Revolutions in Eastern Europe and the Arab World” in the framework of the EUME Berliner Seminar on 25 November 2015 at the Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin.

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EuroMaidanTahrir: Final Discussion

Final discussion following the lectures of Gumenyuk and Succarie at the EUME Berliner Seminar.

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Jane Burbank: “How Space becomes Place: Russia’s Eurasian Trajectories”

The lecture was part of the Winter Academy “Beyond History and Identity: New Perspectives on Aesthetics, Politics, and Society in Eastern Europe” (Berlin, 2-12 December 2015).

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Fragmentierung und Übersetzung: Sprache und Dichtung in der Ukraine

Autor*innenlesung

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