Uilleam Blacker is Lecturer in Comparative Culture of Eastern Europe at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. His research focuses on cultural memory in east European cities that were affected by large-scale population shifts or losses during and after World War II. His book on this topic will be published soon by Routledge. He is currently beginning two research projects, one on the perception in Ukraine of the country’s diverse multi-cultural literary heritage, and the other on contemporary Ukrainian representations of the war in Donbas. He is co-author of Remembering Katyn (2012) and co-editor of Memory and Theory in Eastern Europe (2013).
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