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History

The Different Ways That Christmas Is Celebrated Around Europe

  Christmas is considered to be the main holiday of the year in most Christian societies but it is celebrated in vastly different ways across...

Making Modernism: Tracking The Burliuk Family In Odessa

The Burliuk brothers are known as exemplars of high modernism, but the story of the rest of the talented family is less known. This...

Peter Zalmayev Speaks With Timothy Snyder

Professor Timothy Snyder of Yale University and the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna is one of the world’s leading scholars on the history...

Twilight Of The Gods, Or, The Last Role Of Vera Kholodnaya

The early black and white film star’s tragic early death remains a major historical mystery. Can a new documentary film about the shadowy events...

Twenty Years Of Bridge-Building

Since 1997, the intellectual journal Krytyka has projected an alternate future program for Ukraine: democracy, openness, internationalism. For twenty years, The journal has been...

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...

This Story Allegedly Took Place At The Odessa Film Studio

Wether it is true or not, this story is dedicated to all fans of cinema and mysticism. It was the 70’s when the filmmakers at...

60th Anniversary Of Elite Ukrainian School In Odessa

School No. 9 opened up in the very center of Odessa, on Gavannaya Street in 1957. Today, the school is known as Gymnasium No....

Simon Sebag Montefiore's Ode to Charms of Odessa

Globally acclaimed historian and author Simon Sebag Montefiore is convinced that Odessa is unlike any other city. About the author: Simon Sebag Montefiore is a...

On Finding Babel: An Interview With David Novack

The American documentary film maker David Novack has been coming to Odessa for more than twenty years in connection with his interest in the...