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Oral Histories of War and Holocaust in Kharkiv: On Methods, Parallels, and Autoethnography

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Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Zoom
Date Tue, May 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Duration   1h

Professor Gelinada Grinchenko will talk about oral history as the source and method of researching wartime in Kharkiv (Ukraine). She will speak on her experience writing the book On Kharkiv and ourselves: the city's fates and experiences in its inhabitants' oral histories, the main section of which is dedicated to the 1941-1943 years in Kharkiv. She will also address ethical issues and academic insights on the current war and reflect on what kinds of historical parallels and interventions are possible in this context.

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Gelinada Grinchenko is a Professor of History at Karazin National University in Kharkiv (Ukraine). Since March 2022, as a Scholar at Risk, she is staying at Wuppertal University, Germany.

Organized by the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies. Presented with the Center for Jewish Studies, the Center for German & European Studies, the Institute for Global Studies, and the History Department.

Paid for in part with funds from the Wexler Fund for Holocaust & Genocide Education

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