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Prof. Dr. Olena Syniavska

History Department
Scholarship Holder
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Olena Sinyavska is an IOS researcher within the framework of the Volkswagen Foundation scholarship for refugee scientists from Ukraine.

Olena Sinyavska is a Ukrainian historian, specializing in the history of Ukrainian lands in the context of the political, social and cultural history of Central and Eastern Europe in the second half of the 19th - first half of the 20th century. Currently, she is an associate professor at Odesa Mechnikov National University (Ukraine) and an employee of the Leibniz Institute for Eastern and Southeastern European Studies. Participant of international conferences and workshops in Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Germany, co-organizer of various projects on the history of Southern Ukraine and Odesa. Olena Syniavska is conducting research in the IOS within the project "Ukrainian statehood, Russia and Germany. 1918 and its consequences".



Journal Articles

Syniavska, Olena: Educational aspect of the Slavic charitable societies in the 19th - early 20th centuries (Saints Cyril and Methodius Slavic Charitable Society of Odesa). In: Codrul Cosminului, Issue 1, Vol. 28, 2022, S. 73-90. (Journal with Impact Factor, Refereed Journal, Open Access)
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Online Publication/Blog posts

Syniavska, Olena: #ODESA: The City’s Twisted Farewell to Russia’s Imperial Past. In: ostBLOG spezial "Russlands Krieg gegen die Ukraine", 2022. (Open Access)
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Syniavska, Olena: Der Friede von Brest-Litovsk und die Ukrainische Staatsgründung. In: Geschichtsportal «Die Ukraine und Deutschland im 20. Jahrhundert»., 2022. (Open Access)
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Other Publications

Syniavska, Olena: Одеський німецький педагогічний інститут [Odesa German Pedagogical Institute]. Енциклопедія Сучасної України: Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine, 2022. (Open Access)
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  • Genocide by famine: how the Soviet authorities killed Ukrainians. Veranstaltung für Hörer aller Fakultäten Universität Regensburg, Regensburg., 19.12.2022.
  • Opening of the University in Odesa in 1942. International conference "History, spirituality, culture. Dialogue and interactivity" Center for East European Historical and Social-Cultural Studies, “Dunărea de Jos” University of Galaţi, Romania, 17.06.2022.

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