Markiert: Beyond History

Ukraine Rethinks Complex WWII Past

An Homradske.TV interview by Nataliya Gumenyuk (Visiting Fellow Berlin-Brandenburg Ukraine Initiative, Hromadske.tv) with Andrii Portnov (Berlin-Brandenburg Ukraine Initiative) and Jan C. Behrends (Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam) 8 May 2016…

Interview: „Contemporary Theatre is an Instrument of Social Change“

Which role plays theater in a country or region that is subject to distinct regional and transregional conflicts? How does it develop by facing societal and political changes? Oksana Dudko, historian and theatre curator for international theatre festivals including New…

Andrii Portnov: Winter Academy ‘Beyond History and Identity’. New Perspectives on Aesthetics, Politics, and Society in Eastern Europe (December 2-12, Berlin) – A Report

Research Agenda The primary goal of our Winter Academy ‘Beyond History and Identity’. New Perspectives on Aesthetics, Politics, and Society in Eastern Europe was to reflect on the current state and perspectives of studying Eastern Europe and to face the…

Yuliya Yurchuk: Contemplating the Academy

At the winter academy “Beyond History and Identity. New Perspectives on Aesthetics, Politics and Society” most of our discussions, presentations and talks were exactly on the topics related to history and identity. It might seem paradoxical, but it is in…