“(War) Memories in the Making. Practices of memorialisation in Ukraine.

With Svitlana Shlipchenko, Alla Petrenko-Lysak, Goran Janev, Kateryna Goncharova, Francesco Mazzucchelli, Anna Maria Lorusso.

  • Date: 20 JUNE 2023  from 10:00 to 17:00

  • Event location: In presence and online event

University of Bologna, International Center for the Humanities “Umberto Eco”

SPEME workshop, 20 June 2023

(War) Memories in the Making. Practices of memorialization in Ukraine


h. 10 

Introduction: War of memories in the Russo-Ukrainian Conflict

Francesco Mazzucchelli (University of Bologna) and Goran Janev (Sts Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje)

Morning Panel – Discussant Patrizia Violi (University of Bologna)


h. 11

Navigating the Controversies: Russian Imperial Narrative and the City

Svitlana Shlipchenko (Center for Urban Studies, Kyiv)


h. 12

Safeguarding Irreplaceable in the Time of War: Ukrainian Lessons

Kateryna Goncharova (World Monument Fund)


h 13

Lunch Break


Afternoon Panel – Discussant Martina Grinello (University of Bologna)


h. 14.30

Memory of Home: Testimonies and cultural practices

Alla Petrenko-Lysak (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv)


h. 15.30

Final remarks

Anna Maria Lorusso (University of Bologna)