Viadrinicum 2017: Invite to public events

Aug 28, 2017 09:30 -
Sep 10, 2017 12:45 UTC
Multiple, Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany

Transnational Summer School Viadrinicum 2017: BorderLab. Borderland Experiences: Conflict, Dialogue, and the Arts // from 28 August - 10 September in Frankfurt (Oder)

Viadrinicum is an annual summer school devoted to the countries of the Eastern Partnership region with a special focus on Ukraine. This year it will take place in the form of BorderLab, aiming to tackle the issues of borders and borderland regions from multiple theoretical and methodological perspectives. With a strong emphasis on the participatory element of educational process the school will allow its participants to deepen their knowledge about borderland studies and enhance their practical and methodological skills in the framework of several project-oriented workshops. Students, PhD candidates and young NGO activists (up to 35 years of age) from all fields were invited to apply.

For a wider audience we are organizing a series of public events that we would like to invite you to:

• Professor Dr. Karl Schlögel (Berlin): Borderland Europe – Borders and Conflicts in 20th Century Europe, Opening Speech Viadrinicum 2017, August 28, 2017, 6.00 pm, Logenstr. 11, Logensaal, Frankfurt/Oder
• Dr. habil. Jan Sowa (Warszawa): The “New” and “Old” Europe. Revisiting the European East-West Divide, Talk, August 29, 2017, 6.00 pm, Große Scharrnstr. 59, HG 109, Frankfurt/Oder
• Short Films and Discussion: Documenting the Social, in cooperation with the International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Docudays UA (Kyïv) and a filmmaker Michalina Musielak (Warszawa), August 30, 2017, 6.00 pm, Verbuendungshaus Fforst, Forststraße 4, Frankfurt/Oder
• Dr. Vasyl Cherepanyn (Kyïv), Professor Dr. Mariusz Czepczyński (Gdańsk), Professor Dr. Ketevan Khutsishvili (Tbilisi): How to Deal with the Soviet/Socialist Past in Urban Context? Georgian, Ukrainian and Polish Experiences, Discussion, September 04, 2017, 6.00 pm, Große Scharrnstr. 59, HG 109, Frankfurt/Oder
• Professor Dr. Yaroslav Hrytsak (L’viv): Experiences of Reconciliation in Polish-Ukrainian Relations, Talk, September 05, 2017, 6.00 pm, Große Scharrnstr. 59, HG 109, Frankfurt/Oder
• Farewell Concert with Trawy i Kamienie (Berlin/Warszawa), September 9, 2017, 6.00 pm, Verbuendungshaus Fforst, Forststraße 4, Frankfurt/Oder.

Please find the programme and more detailed information on each public event attached.

Hope to see you soon at Viadrinicum!

With best regards from European University Viadrina
Stefan Henkel

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