Between Kyiv and Vienna

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 10:00am - Sunday, 8 December 2019, 1:00pm, IWM library
This multidisciplinary conference seeks to reexamine the modern history of the space broadly bounded today by Ukraine and Austria, through the lens of circulation and motion. It considers people who moved within, out of, and into the region, interrogating the forces that drove them and the consequences of their movement; examines the flow of ideas that were articulated, set in motion, and resonated in lived experience; and asks how the circulation of material objects, goods, and resources impacted societies and the environment, shaping the relations and hierarchies between places and people.

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Friday, December 6, 7:00pm
Keynote Speech
Serhii Plokhii
Atomic Energy and the Arrogance of Man: Revisiting the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Saturday, December 7, 8:00pm
MuTh – Concert Hall of Vienna Boys’ Choir (Wiener Sängerknaben)
Public Reading
Philippe Sands, Katja Riemann
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Sunday, 8 December 2019, 11:00am
Cafe Bookshop Singer
Panel Discussion
Serhii Plokhii, Philippe Sands
Humanity and Catastrophe: A Conversation with Serhii Plokhii and Philippe Sands


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Project financed by the Temerty Fund at KBF Canada. 

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