Schedule | “Old Wars, New Stories. Ukraine in the Global World”

Friday, September 20, 2024
Dickinson Hall, Room 211 & Zoom
 
1:15 - 1:30 p.m. | Opening Remarks

1:30 - 3:15 p.m. | Podium Discussion | “End of History? Thinking Ukraine in the Global World”

3:15 - 3:30 p.m. | Break

 

3:30 - 5 p.m. | Session 1 | Science of History and History of Science

  • Holly Case, Brown University | “A New Language: Some Thoughts on Ukraine and When We Cease to Understand the World”
  • Kate Brown, MIT | “The Off-Limits Archive: Environmental History in Ukraine”
  • Michael Gordin, Princeton University | “The Ukrainian Transformations of Post-Soviet Science” 

Saturday, September 21, 2024
Dickinson Hall, Room 211 & Zoom

9 - 10:15 a.m. |  Session 2 | Incorporating Ukraine into History-Teaching

  • Zbig Wojnowski, Oxford University | “Beyond the Soviet Nationalities Policy: Incorporating Ukraine in Courses on Soviet, East European, and Cold War History”
  • Natalia Aleksiun, University of Florida | “Painful Memory. On Writing and Teaching about Jews and Ukrainians during the Holocaust”

 
10:15 a.m. | Break

 

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Session 3 | Beyond Area Studies? Bringing Ukraine into Global

  • Serhy Yekelchyk, University of Victoria | “Writing Ukraine into the History of World Wars”
  • Mayhill Fowler, Stetson University | “Theatre/History: Bringing Ukraine into Global Theatre Studies”
  • Oksana Kis, Institute of Ethnology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine | “Do/Why/How Women's Experiences Matter for Understanding Ukrainian Resilience, Past and Present?”

 
12 p.m. | Break

 

12:15 - 1 p.m. | Session 4 | War in Ukraine and the New Role of Intellectuals

  • Steven Seegel, University of Texas at Austin | “War Responsibility, Global Solidarity, and the Activist’s Daily Tasks: On Why I Started the February 24th Archive Project.”
  • Concluding notes: Iryna Vushko, Princeton University and Olena Palko, University of Basel

 
1 p.m. | Lunch
Location: 210 Dickinson Hall