Our conversation with Ukrainian writer Yuri Andrukhovych at the University of Oslo on February 21, 2018.
Four years ago their world was, quite likely, capsized by war. International media has lost much of its original interest since then, but combat itself hasn’t stopped. It may not be in the news daily, but there’s a chance it’s 24/7 for the Ukrainian in your life.
Dating back to the Crusades and the raids of the Saracens, the Saracen Joust is a competitive historical reenactment set in the Middle Ages.
A whole generation that grew up on late Soviet protest music knows this iconic image, but doesn’t know much about it.
“The Monochrome of War” was my invited guest column on Snob, a journal and media project published in Russian. Because articles on Snob can expire after a certain time, the full text is also reproduced below.
Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, the lead vocalist of Okean Elzy, has come under virulent attacks recently for his talk in Lviv on May 27, 2016. To do justice to this lecture, here is its full translation.
Some notes on Ireland’s commemoration this weekend, in Dublin and beyond, of the anniversary of its Easter Rising (1916-2016).
Some of the most common questions I have received from prospective applicants for the Einstein Fellowship.
There was a man in the Kharkiv of my childhood. He lived very centrally, somewhere in the numerous green courtyards right off the city’s main square (if I remember correctly). His name sounded like sand on a windy beach: Efim Isaakovich.
What happens when a scholar of memory faces her own past?