Ostap Sereda
Project PositionCo-director
Current PositionSenior Research Fellow, I.Krypiakevych Institute of Ukrainian Studies
Birth Date1970-10-04
User GroupAdministration
Diploma   Ivan Franko University of Lviv  History  1993
MA  Central European University  History  1995
PhD  Central European University  History  2003

Professional Experiense:
start dateend dateinstitutionposition
19962002University of LvivLecturer
2002presentNational Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Institute of Ukrainian Studies Senior Research Fellow

2011. Towards a New Cultural History. Introductory readings
2011. Cultural History versus Memory Politics (roundtable)
2011. Place and Meaning of Cultural History in the University Curricula (roundtable)
2011. Urban Cultural History and Nationalism Studies
2012. Cultural Transfer, Urban Politics and Public Reception: The Example of Kyiv City Theatre
Summer 2012. Confessional Identity and Nation-Building in the 19th-Century Eastern Europe
Megasyllabus "Urban Cultural History"

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Selected Publication:
  • “Nationalizing or Entertaining? Public Discourses on Musical Theater in Russian-ruled Kyiv in the 1870s and 1880s,” Oper im Wandel der Gesellschaft. Kulturtransfers und Netzweke des Musiktheaters im modernen Europa. Hg. S. O. Mueller, Ph. Ther, J. Toelle, G. z. Nieden (Wien: Oldenbourg; Bouhlau, 2010), 33-58.
  • “Die Einfuehrung der russischen Oper in Kiew 1867: Ein Beispiel imperialer Theaterverwaltung”, Buehnen der Politik. Die Oper in europaeishen Gesellschaften im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Hg. S. O. Mueller und J. Toelle (Wien: Oldenbourg, 2008), 187-204.
  • “Shaping Ukrainian and All-Russian Discourses: Public Encounters of Ukrainian Activists from the Russian Empire and Austrian Galicia (1860–70s),” Rosja i Europa Wschodnia: “imperiologia” stosowana. Russia and Eastern Europe: Applied “Imperiology”. Red. Andrzej Nowak (Kraków: Arcana, 2006), 381-399.
  • “From Church-Based to Cultural Nationalism: Early Ukrainophiles, Ritual-Purification Movement and Emerging Cult of Taras Shevchenko in Austrian Eastern Galicia in the 1860s,” Canadian American Slavic Studies 40, No. 1 (Spring 2006): 21-47.
  • ‘Whom Shall We Be?’ Public Debates over the National Identity of Galician Ruthenians in the 1860s,” Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas 49/2 (2001): 200-212