On May 16-17, 2017 Mechnikov Odesa National University hosted scholarly seminar “Strategy of Representation of Different Voices in the Urban Space” within project “Strategies for Working with Urban Voices: Regional Judaica in Odesa”.

According to the organizers, the seminar topics included:

Dr. Iegor Vradii, “Tkuma” Institute Research Programs Coordinator, participated in the discussion of these issues. He reported on preservation of the memory of Jews in Katerynoslav-Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, focusing on the experience of the Holocaust Museum in this area. Maryna Strilchuk, Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” research associate, presented a report devoted to the representation of the Holocaust and war of memories in a museum space of Ukraine. Both reports have caused interest of participants.

Program also included presentation of books “Babyn Yar: History and Memory” edited by V. Hrynevych and P.-R. Magocsi and “Open My Lips, Lord” by J. Zissels.