Participants

Core research team (CFE, Lund):

Barbara Törnquist-Plewa, PhD, professor in East- and Central European studies, head of Centre for European Studies (CFE), born in Poland. Discussion partner of the project. Organiser of practical tasks, local seminars etc. (Barbara.Tornquist-Plewa@slav.lu.se)

Bo Larsson, TD, docent in urban planning, architect, Centre for European Studies (CFE). Project initiator, leader and co-ordinator. Focuses on theoretical and methodical aspects of urban environmental studies, urban built heritage and urban planning in relation to vanished population groups in all four cities studied. He also makes interviews with old people, having memories from the four cities in interwar and WW2 years. (Bo.Larsson@cfe.lu.se; Bo@planochbyggnadskonst.se)

Eleonora Narvselius, PhD in ethnology, teacher and researcher at Centre for European Studies (CFE), born in L´viv. Focusing on theoretical and methodical aspects of memory studies, elite interviews in L´viv and general knowledge of L´viv. Co-ordinator of surveys and interviews in the four cities, including comparisons and general conclusions (Eleonora.Narvselius@slav.lu.se)

Niklas Bernsand, PhD student, teacher and researcher, Centre for European Studies (CFE). Focusing on theoretical and methodical aspects of studies on ethnic diversity and memories, elite interviews in Chernivtsi and general knowledge of Ukraine and Chernivtsi. PhD studies concerning ethnic diversity and memories in Chernivtsi. (Niklas.Bernsand@slav.lu.se)

From CFE, PhD Anamaria Dutceac Segesten, PhD Tomas Sniegon and PhD student Mattias Nowak participated in the initial phase of the project. Due to other duties, their work was taken over by Niklas Bernsand, Eleonora Narvselius and Bo Larsson.

 Expert-team, Chişinău:

Varvara Buzila, PhD, one of the leaders of the Museum of Ethnography and History of Nature in Chişinău, chair of Societatea de Etnologie din Moldova, local project coordinator in Chişinău. Organiser of surveys among students in Chişinău (buzila.varvara@gmail.com; ethno.society@yahoo.com)

Eugen Bâzgu, architect and archaeologist, director of the Village Museum, Chişinău. Contributes with historic and archival material (photos, maps etc) about Chişinău.

Iurie Colesnic, writer, journalist, engineer, expert on Bessarabian cultural history and memories. Focuses on historic material on Chişinău, including city life, inhabitants and personalities in interwar and Soviet years. (iurie_colesnic@yahoo.com) Coordinator of elite interviews, which are accomplished by Nicolae Misail.

Tamara Nesterov, PhD in Art Studies, architect, expert of built heritage in Chişinău. Researcher at the Institute of Cultural Heritage of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova. Focuses on material on urban built heritage and architectural history of Chişinău and preservation policies, as well as interviews with local inhabitants. (neste2003@list.ru)

Anatolie Gordeev, Architect, former chief architect of Chişinău (during Perestroika and Glasnost). Focuses on urban planning in Soviet and post-Soviet years, including archive studies and historic detail maps, on “reconstruction” of Chişinău built environment and urban life in interwar years, and destructions during World War II. (agordeew@yahoo.com)

 Anastasia Felcher, guest researcher at Center for European Studies (February-July, 2014), PhD Candidate in Management and Development of Cultural Heritage at IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca, Italy. Her doctoral thesis, which focuses on Chişinău, L´viv, Odessa and Minsk, is entitled “Coming to Terms with the Trauma”: Jewish Past and management of Built Heritage in Post-Soviet Urban Environments. Analysis of Jewish heritage in Chişinău, and L´viv is accomplished in co-operation with the project, within which she cooperates part-time (focuses on comparative analysis of interviews from Chisinau) and assists the web-site https://memoryofvanishedurbanpopulations.wordpress.com/ (anastasia.felcher@imtlucca.it)

In Chişinău, the project has current contacts with Irina Shihova, PhD, leader of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Moldova; Ion Ştefăniţa, General Director of the Agency for Inspection and Restoration of Monuments at the Ministry of Culture, Moldova; Sergius Ciocanu, architect, PhD, leader of the Department of Cultural Preservation at the Ministry of Culture, Moldova and chair of Moldova’s ICOMOS Committee; Ghenadie Ivaşcenco, the Municipality of Chişinău; Sergiu Musteaţa and Alexandru Corduneanu from the NGO Grupul Civic Pentru Patrimoniu Cultural (GSPC).

 Expert-team, Černivci (Chernivtsi):

Tamara Marusyk, PhD; professor in history, vice-rector of the Fedkovych National University in Chernivtsi, local project co-ordinator in Chernivtsi. Focuses on the Holocaust in Chernivtsi. (t.marysuk@chnu.edu.ua)

Irina Korotun, architect, PhD, professor in architecture at the Fedkovych National University in Chernivtsi. She has earlier worked with urban planning and preservation of built heritage at the Municipality of Chernivtsi. Focuses on urban and built heritage in the oldest, lower parts of Chernivtsi. Inventory of buildings, general architectural history of the area, related to the population groups, earlier living there. (i.korotyn@mail.ru)

Svitlana Herehova, docent in history at the Fedkovych National University in Chernivtsi. Focuses on interviews with residents, Chernivtsi. (Baskos@ukr.net)

Mykola Kushnir, PhD in history, leader of the Museum of the Bukovina Jews, Chernivtsi. Focuses on Jewish history in Chernivtsi, including documents of Jewish and other properties in Chernivtsi in interwar years, and their destiny in World War II. (mkuschnir@ukr.net)

 Olena Pushkova, civil engineer, leader of the office for preservation of built heritage, municipality of Chernivtsi. Focus on earlier and present preservation policy in Chernivtsi in relation to general urban planning and memory policy (interes5@ukr.net)

Vasyl Kholodnytskyi, PhD in history at the Fedkovych National University in Chernivtsi. Focuses on city history of the first Soviet years (1940-41 and from 1944) including deportations and forced migration. (vfkh@ukr.net)

Ihor Piddubnyi, PhD in history at the Fedkovych National University in Chernivtsi and at the municipal Museum of History, Chernivtsi. Focuses on interwar history incl. Romanian cultural heritage. (zymnyy@ukr.net)

Petro Rykhlo, PhD, professor in literature and literature theory at the Fedkovych National University in Chernivtsi. Focuses on memories through literature in Cernivtsi. (He also takes part in Chernivtsi studies of the project Literature and Cityscape. Urban Identity in East Central Europe, see http://literatureandcityscape.project.tuwien.ac.at/) (rychlo@gmx.net)

Current contacts with Olexandra Shcherbanyuk, head of the “Municipal library”. Initial contacts also with Serhiy OIsatchuk, PhD, former leader of the Bukowina-Zentrum at the Fedkovych National University in Chernivtsi.

Expert-team, Lviv:

Mykola Bevz, PhD, professor in architectural history, faculty of architecture, L’vivs’ka Politekhnika. Expert on 15th, 16th and 17th urban planning and architecture in Galicia and member of the Ukrainian ICOMOS committee.Focusing on inventory of old built structures in chosen districts of L´viv, including archive material and description of architecture history in this connection. (He also takes part in L´viv and Buczacz studies of the project Literature and Cityscape. Urban Identity in East Central Europe, see http://literatureandcityscape.project.tuwien.ac.at/) (bevzmist@polynet.lviv.ua; m.bevz@pollub.pl)

Halina Petryshyn, PhD, professor in architectural history, faculty of architecture, L’vivs’ka Politekhnika. Expert of relations urban built structure – urban life in Galicia. Focuses on built urban environment in L’viv in relation to urban life and ethnic groups in interwar years and in Soviet and post-Soviet years. Responsible for student survey in L´viv (halapetr@poczta.onet.pl)

Olha Kryvoruchko, PhD student, architect. Lecturer at faculty of architecture, L’vivs’ka Politekhnika. Focus on inventory and presentation of old built structures in chosen districts of Lviv, including archive studies. (ola_kryvoruchko@ukr.net)

 Marianna Pryjma, architect, gained her professional experience from the municipal office of preservation of built heritage in L´viv, with a rich knowledge about old buildings in L´viv and their former owners and inhabitants. Focuses on detail information about old buildings, their special stories, their former owners, inhabitants and use (marianna.pryima@gmail.com)

Vitaliy Shulyar, architect, lecturer at faculty of architecture, L’vivs’ka Politekhnika, a central person in the L´viv branch of the Ukrainian association of architects, and editor of the local magazine Arkhitekturny Visnyk. He has a rich knowledge about urban planning and architecture in L´viv in Soviet and post-Soviet years. (His father, Andriy Shulyar, was a prominent architect and urban planner in L´viv in Soviet years). Focuses on urban and preservation planning in L´viv in Soviet and post-Soviet years. (arvcis@bigmir.net)

Sofia Dyak, PhD, Head of Centre for Urban History of East Central Europe in L´viv. Local coordinator of the project. Focuses on interview methods and theories (s.dyak@lvivcenter.org).

Andriy Bondarenko, Centre for Urban History of East Central Europe, focuses on interviews in the chosen city districts, especially Pidzamche and on archive material on owners, inhabitants and enterprises in these districts in interwar years. His work for the project partly relates to the “Pidzamche project” in 2012-13, financed by Gesichtswerkstatt Europa, Frankfurt an der Oder, see http://www.geschichtswerkstatt-europa.org/project-details/items/pidzamche.html http://www.lvivcenter.org/en/researchprojects/pidzamche/. (a.bondarenko@lvivcenter).

 Natalia Otrishchenko, project manager, Centre for Urban History of East Central Europe (Lvivcenter), Focuses on interviews with local inhabitants in L´viv, and presentation of the interviews in L´viv. (trishky.natalka@gmail.com)

Bohdan Shumylovych, project manager, Centre for Urban History of East Central Europe, Focuses at the image of L´viv in films, TV and printed media (b.shumylovych@lvivcenter.org)

The interviews, organised by the Centre for Urban History of East Central Europe, have also been accomplished in cooperation with Victoria Sereda, PhD, head of a Subproject and Anna Susak, assistant of the Subproject.

 Expert-team, Wrocław:

Elzbieta Przesmycka, PhD, architect, professor in architecture, Department of Architecture, Politechnika Wrocławska, Wrocław. Local coordinator of the project at this department. Focuses on history of architecture, urban development and urban planning of Wrocław.(elzbieta.przesmycka@pwr.wroc.pl)

Elzbieta Trocka-Leszczynska, PhD, architect, professor in architecture, Department of Architecture, Politechnika Wrocławska, Wrocław. Focuses on administrative issues in connection with the project. (elzbieta.trocka-leszczynska@pwr.wroc.pl)

 Joanna Jablonska, Lukasz Netczuk and Ewa Pol architects, lecturers and researchers atDepartment of Architecture, Politechnika Wrocławska, Wrocław. Focus on architectural history, urban development, urban planning and preservation planning in Wrocław from the interwar years until post-communist yeas. They also accomplish archival studies and inventories on site. (joanna.jablonska@pwr.wroc.pl; lukasz.netczuk@pwr.wroc.pl; ewa.pol@pwr.wroc.pl)

Stanislaw Klopot, PhD, professor in sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Wrocław. Focuses on the shaping of a new Polish community in post-war Wrocław, replacing the former German city communityof Breslau. (klopot@uni.wroc.pl)

Barbara Pabjan, PhD in sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Wrocław. Focuses on interview methods as well as student survey and interviews with residents. Will also work on comparative analysis of interviews from the four cities. (bpabjan@gmail.com)

Pawel Czajkowski, PhD in sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Wrocław. Focuses on interview methods as well as student survey and interviews with residents. Will also work on comparative analysis of interviews from the four cities.(pczajkow@uni.wroc.pl)

Marcelina Zuber, PhD in sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Wrocław. Focusing on elite interviews in Wrocław. (zuber@uni.wroc.pl)

 Expert, Kyiv:

Svetlana BelenkovaPhD in art history, Department of Architecture at the Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture. Historian of architecture and arts, docent. Focuses on interviews with old residents of Chernivtsi (bilenkova.svi@ukr.net). 

 Expert, Frankfurt am Main:

Julie Lienemeyer, architect, PhD student working on the dissertation Identity-oriented Urban Development – The Example of Chernivtsi, Ukraine, at Universität der Künste in Berlin. In 2006 she initiated and organised an international summer course in architecture and urban renewal in Chernivtsi. Based on this, she edited the book ”Czernowitz Tomorrow”, OWC Verlag, Berlin 2008. Focuses on urban development and planning of Chernivtsi, especially in Austrian years and the chosen districts and on interviews with old people, currently living in Germany, with memories from interwar years an WW2 in Chernivtsi and Wrocaw (Breslau) (lienemeyer@llptarch)

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2011-2014 Research Project on Memory of Vanished Population Groups in today´s East-Central European Urban Environments, implemented by the Center for European Studies at Lund University and specialists in partner cities

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