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From Kyivan Rus’ to Modern Ukraine: Virtual Conversations on History, Art, and Cultural Heritage: Lecture with Özlem Eren

July 28, 2022 @ 12:00 pm

Wisconsin Russia Project assistant and UW-Madison doctoral student Özlem Eren will be presenting on “Endangered Monuments” on July 28th as part of this ongoing series.


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The monuments and rich cultural heritage of Kyivan Rus are currently endangered due to the ongoing war. This roundtable discussion engages with cultural heritage and its intangible aspects in times of conflict, underscoring key aspects of early Rus architecture and its development in a broader context, and the important monastic complex of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra.
Speakers: Alina Kondratiuk (Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra), “The Early Modern Role of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra Painting School in the Formation of Ukrainian National Art,” Özlem Eren (University of Wisconsin-Madison), “Oldest Churches in Rus’ and Destruction of Cultural Memory”
Respondant: Robert G. Ousterhout (University of Pennsylvania), “Intangible Heritage, Multiple Narratives.”


July 28, 2022
12:00 pm