Iryna Sklokina:

Center for Urban History in East-Central Europe (Lviv, Ukraine)

Projects: Region, Nation and Beyond; Transcultural Contact Zones

Historian, Ph.D. (2014), researcher at the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe (Lviv, Uraine). Dissertation about the official Soviet policy of memory of the Nazi occupation of Ukraine (case of Kharkiv). Graduated from V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. Worked at Kharkiv National University and the Kovalsky Eastern Institute of Ukrainian Studies (Kharkiv). A member of the Kharkiv Historical and Philological Society. Participant of several international projects about historical memory and oral history, including "Region, Nation and Beyond" (research sub-topic "Political Death Cult of the Fallen Soldiers in Ukraine in the Past 20 years "). At the Center for Urban History Iryna Sklokina researches historical heritage, in particular industrial and Soviet heritage in Kharkiv and Lviv. Currently she is co-editing (with Dr. Volodymyr Kulikov) a book on the company towns of Donbas. Research interests: Soviet and post-Soviet politics of memory, historical heritage, museum studies, oral history.