MAPA Project Research Fellow, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute; Associate Professor of Sociology, Ukrainian Catholic University
January 30, 2017
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Room S-050, CGIS South, Harvard University
Viktoriya Sereda is the current HURI MAPA Project Research Fellow. Her research focuses on urban sociology, memory studies, nationalism, and identity studies. Since 2015, Sereda has been an associate professor of sociology at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv. Recently she co-organized and participated in sociological research projects "Region, nation, and beyond. An Interdisciplinary and transcultural reconceptualization of Ukraine", “Displaced cultural spaces: current Ukrainian refugees” (both based at the University of St.Gallen), and “Present Ukrainian refugees: main reasons, strategies of resettlement, difficulties of adaptation.” She is the author of a number of articles published in Ukrainian, Austrian, German, Hungarian, Polish, and Russian academic journals. Her forthcoming publications include: “Shifts in national, regional and local memories and identities in post-Euromaidan Ukraine,” in Nationalities Papers (coming in 2017); “Ukrainian Past and Present: Legacies, Memory and Attitudes” (co-authored with A.Liebich and O.Myshlovska), in Ulrich Schmid, ed. Unity in Diversity: Region and Nation in Ukraine (Budapest: CEU Press, coming in 2017).