“The individual and collective memory of Yevbaz is a certain construct; it is a mosaic of personal experience and the recollections of relatives and neighbors”: A conversation with Maryna Hrymych, pt. 2

The continuation of the conversation about the Jewish Bazaar, Yevbaz, the renowned location in Kyiv that is portrayed in the novels of Maryna Hrymych. Iryna Slavinska: What is Yevbaz today? Maryna Hrymych: Today, Yevbaz is…

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“When the Lenin monument was dismantled in the city of Kolomyia, it turned out that it had been standing on top of Jewish gravestones”—Yuri Andrukhovych

The sixth German–Ukrainian meeting of writers belonging to the Paperbridge Circle took place on 10–11 September in the form of the Paperbridge Circle 2020 telebridge between Ivano-Frankivsk and Berlin. The conversation with the writer Yuri…

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(Pt. 1) Jewish communities on the territory of Ukraine in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries: An interview with the researcher Natalya Starchenko

What do we know about the life of Jewish communities on the territory of Ukraine in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries? How did people of different cultures and religions coexist? How did they communicate? Did…

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“It is important to re-evaluate Ukraine as a territory of freedom and patronage, a defender of minorities”— Oles Kulchynsky

We are talking about the South of Ukraine, the intersection of cultures and civilizations. Our guest on today’s show is the Orientalist and translator Oles Kulchynsky. Oles Kulchynsky: The Black Sea Lowland [Prychornomoria] is an…

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