Ukrainian Architectural Heritage at Risk

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Opera house and park
March 16, 2022
11:00AM - 12:00PM
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Online

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Add to Calendar 2022-03-16 11:00:00 2022-03-16 12:00:00 Ukrainian Architectural Heritage at Risk Register here This event is part of a weekly series that the Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (CSEEES) is organizing through April to help understand the war in Ukraine, and Ukrainian heritage, history, and culture. Please check our event page for a full listing of all events. The architecture of Ukraine is rich and varied, from wooden churches and beaux-arts opera houses  to Soviet-era modernism and buildings designed for an independent country. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine poses great risks for Ukraine’s architecture and other cultural artifacts. This conversation will highlight some of Ukraine’s unique buildings, urban plans, and artistic works which are currently under threat of destruction. Presenter: Ashley Bigham, The Ohio State University Ashley Bigham is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Knowlton School of Architecture and co-director of Outpost Office. She was the 2015-2016 Walter B. Sanders Fellow at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. In 2014 Ashley was a Fulbright Research Fellow at the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe in Lviv, Ukraine.  Suggested reading: "As war rages, Ukraine’s collective memory is at risk", The Architect's Newspaper, by Jonathan Hilburg featuring an interview with Ashley Bigham Photo by Mary Winchester on Unsplash. Opera house in Odessa, Ukraine. If you have any questions about accessibility or wish to request accommodations, please contact us at cseees@osu.edu. Typically, a two weeks' notice will allow us to provide access. Online Center for Slavic and East European Studies cseees@osu.edu America/New_York public
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This event is part of a weekly series that the Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (CSEEES) is organizing through April to help understand the war in Ukraine, and Ukrainian heritage, history, and culture. Please check our event page for a full listing of all events.

The architecture of Ukraine is rich and varied, from wooden churches and beaux-arts opera houses  to Soviet-era modernism and buildings designed for an independent country. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine poses great risks for Ukraine’s architecture and other cultural artifacts. This conversation will highlight some of Ukraine’s unique buildings, urban plans, and artistic works which are currently under threat of destruction.

Presenter: Ashley Bigham, The Ohio State University

Ashley Bigham is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the Knowlton School of Architecture and co-director of Outpost Office. She was the 2015-2016 Walter B. Sanders Fellow at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. In 2014 Ashley was a Fulbright Research Fellow at the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe in Lviv, Ukraine. 

Suggested reading: "As war rages, Ukraine’s collective memory is at risk", The Architect's Newspaper, by Jonathan Hilburg featuring an interview with Ashley Bigham

Photo by Mary Winchester on Unsplash. Opera house in Odessa, Ukraine.

If you have any questions about accessibility or wish to request accommodations, please contact us at cseees@osu.edu. Typically, a two weeks' notice will allow us to provide access.