Oksana Kis’
Project Positionparticipant
Current PositionResearch Fellow
Birth Date1970-01-11
User GroupParticipants
Specialist  Ivan Franko State University of Lviv  History  1987-1992

Professional Experiense:
start dateend dateinstitutionposition
19921994Dep. of Psychology, Inst. of Continuous Education and Professional Training, I. Franko State Univ.Office Manager
19942003Dep. of Modern Ethnology, Institute of Ethnology, National Academy of Sciences of UkraineJunior Research Fellow
2003till nowDep. of Modern Ethnology, Institute of Ethnology, National Academy of Sciences of UkraineResearch Fellow


Personal Courses:
History and Anthropology of Ukrainian Women (2005, 2006); Gender Studies (2004, 2005); Gender Analysis of the Culture: European and Ukrainian Contexts (2001); Feminism and Canons (2006)

Research Interests and Projects:
women’s and gender studies in Ukrainian history and anthropology; oral history; feminist methodology in social sciences and humanities

Selected Publication:
  • Constructing Ethnic and Regional Identities in Oral Biographies of Ukrainian Women” (in Ukrainian); in: Ukraina Moderna. Vol. 11. Kyiv: Krytyka, 2007 (forthcoming)
  • “Beauty will save the world!” Feminine strategies in Ukrainian politics: the case of Yulia Tymoshenko”, in: Proceedings of the International conference Ideologist, Priests and Leaders of Europe – Today and Tomorrow. Ed. by Halina Taborska. Warszawa: Higher School of Humanities, 2006
  • “Choosing without Choice: Predominant Models of Femininity in Contemporary Ukraine” (in English); in: Gender Transitions in Russia and Eastern Europe, ed. by Madeleine Hurd, Helen Carlback and Sara Rastback. Stockholm: Gondolin Publishers, 2005, p. 105-136
  • “L’approche de genre dans les recherches en histoire et ethnologie Ukrainiennes” (in French); in: Éthnologie Française, 2004 #1, р. 291-302
  • “Motherhood and Childhood in the Ukrainian Tradition: Deconstructing the Myth” (in Russian); in: Sotsialnaja Istorija. Ezhegodnik 2003: Zhenskaja i gendernaja istorija (Social History. Yearbook 2003: Women’s and Gender History). Moscow: ROSSPEN, 2003, pp. 156-172