In her story about the fate of those whose lives belonged to the theater and ended in 1937-1938 by a criminal verdict of the authorities, the lecturer will reveal the peculiarities of working with archival documents and present her own reflections on the processes of Sovietization of Ukrainian society and their consequences.
You will learn:
- how the Ukrainian theater changed in the 20s and 30s of the last century;
- why it was too important for the Soviet government to control the performing arts;
- what were the creative achievements of those whom the Stalinist regime considered "enemies of the people";
- under what circumstances it became possible to reveal the truth about the crimes of the past.
Lecturer - Olena Polidovych, historian, head of the research department of the Reserve.