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This essay is an adaptation of program notes prepared for two concerts highlighting Jewish music from the Pale of Settlement that the author helped research and organize in greater Washington, DC, including at the Kennan Institute at the Wilson...
The Soviet authorities didn’t want their own historical narrative to face competition. That meant obliterating memory, rebuilding historical narratives, and suppressing literature. This article was translated from Ukrainian by Larissa Babij. After World War II, the Soviet Union entered into two...
The Archive of "Lost Territories" was the beginning of a series of exhibitions by the collective SPUTNIK Photos. Team members include photographers from Poland and Central and Eastern Europe, among them winners of important international awards such as the World...

People

Vitaly Chernoivanenko On Jewish Studies In Ukraine

Vitaly Chernoivanenko is an associate professor at the Department of History at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy and co-director of the M.A. program in Jewish Studies at NaUKMA. He is also the president...

Internal Displacement And Hardship Meet Opportunity

A group of exceptional students from backgrounds of economic disadvantage and internal displacement find intellectual challenge and community in the Odessa chapter of an intensive English language program. Alex is fourteen years old. He is...

An Architectural Strategy For Odessa: A Dialogue With Ruslan Tarpan

The builder and restorer Ruslan Tarpаn is a prominent figure in the Odessa business world, but has a media reputation of being a private person. He is widely respected for his association with the...

Literature

How To Write A Book In The Ukrainian Literary Context 

By Daria Popovich, participant of The Odessa Review journalism seminar and workshop This is an excerpt from a longer work in progress on working on...

The 2016 Reading List

2016 was a great year for books about Ukrainian and Soviet history. Check out our top 8 picks and find something to take on...

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Jennifer Clement Speaks About The PEN International Congress Held In...

Jennifer Clement is President of PEN International and the first woman to be elected to the office. She is an American-Mexican writer and the...

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