Since 2018 European University Viadrina, Professor of Entangled History of Ukraine
2016–2017 University of Geneva, Research Fellow
2017 Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) Vienna, Short-Term Fellow
2015–2016 Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin, Long-Term Fellow
2014–2015 Alexander-von-Humboldt Fellow (at the Institute for Slavic Studies, Humboldt University Berlin and Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam)
2012–2014 Institute for Advanced Study (Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin), Fellow
2010–2012 Ivan Krypiakevych Institute for Ukrainian Studies, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv, Senior Research Fellow
2010 Centre d’études des mondes russe, caucasien et centre-européen (CERCEC), Paris, Guest Researcher
2008–2010 Institute for Strategic Studies, Kyiv, Senior Research Fellow
2007–2008 Institute for European Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Senior Research Fellow
2007 Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam, Guest Researcher
2004–2006 Trier University, Research Fellow
2005 PhD (Kandydat istorychnych nauk) in History at the Ivan Krypiakevych Institute for Ukrainian Studies, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv.
PhD Thesis „Scholarship in Exile. Scientific and Educational Activities of Ukrainian Emigration in inter-war Poland, 1919–1939“
2003–2005 Ivan Krypiakevych Institute for Ukrainian Studies, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv, Doctoral student
2001–2003 M.A. Student in the Cultural Studies of Eastern- and Central Europe at the University of Warsaw
(M. A. in Cultural Studies with high honours)
M.A. Thesis „Polish travelogues of the Balkans in the 19th century“.
1996–2001 Student of History at the Dnipropetrovsk University
(M.A. in History with high honours)
M.A. Thesis „Volodymyr Parkhomenko (1880–1942) and his historical works“
University teaching / Guest professorships
From 2017 European University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder
From 2018 University Potsdam
Spring 2017 SciencesPo Lyon
Spring 2016 SciencesPo Paris
2015–2017 Free University Berlin, Osteuropa Institut
2015–2016 University Basel, Department of History
Spring 2015 International Chair for the History of the Second World War,
Free University of Brussels
2012–2016 Humboldt-University in Berlin, Institut for Slavic Studies
Spring 2011 Institute for International Relations, Vilnius University
Spring 2010 University of Helsinki, Aleksanteri Institute
2015 Baron Velge Prize, Free University of Brussels
2013 Yuri Shevelov Prize (for the book “The Histories for Home Use. The Polish-Russian-Ukrainian Triangle of Memory”)
2008 Jerzy Giedroyc Prize (for the book “Scholarship in Exile: The Scholarly and Educational Activity of the Ukrainian Emigration in interwar Poland (1919–1939)”
The German Association of University Professors and Lecturers
German Association for East European Studies (DGO)
Since 2017 PRISMA UKRAЇNA Research Network Eastern Europe, Director
2015–2016 Berlin-Brandenburg Ukraine Initiative, Director
2012–2017 Co-founder and co-editor of the intellectual web-portal „Historians.in.ua“
2007–2008 Institute for European Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Deputy Director
2006–2010 International Renaissance Foundation, Program „Academic translations and social capital“, Head of the expert group
Member of the Editorial Board of „Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society“ and „Problemy istorii Holokostu [The Problems of the History of the Holocaust]“ (Dnipro, Ukraine).
Summer schools, academies, conferences, and lecture series organisation
September 2021 Transregional Academy The Shadows of Empires: Imperial Legacies and Mythologies in East Central Europe in Sofia. Organised by Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin together with Center for Governance and Culture in Europe (University of St. Gallen), German Historical Institute Warsaw and Centre for Advanced Study Sofia.
September 2021 International Conference Disinformation: Open Societies, Hidden Wars.
Organised by the German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb).
Evangelische Akademie Tutzing.
June 2019 Transregional Academy After Violence. The (Im-)possibility of Understanding and Remembering in Dnipro.
Organised by the Forum Transregionale Studien in cooperation with Center for Governance and Culture in Europe (University of St. Gallen), Centre for Applied Anthropology (Kyiv) and Tkuma Ukrainian Institute for Holocaust Studies.
Initiator and academic coordinator.
May 2019 International Conference Rethinking Ukrainian Studies: Locally, Regionally, Transnationally.
European University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder.
December 2018 International Conference Divided Memories, Shared Memories. Poland, Russia, Ukraine: History Mirrored in Literature and Cinema. With Korine Amacher and Eric Anouble (Geneva).
June 2018 International Conference Official History in Eastern Europe. Transregional Perspectives. With Korine Amacher (Geneva) and Miloš Režnik (Warsaw).
German Historical Institute Warsaw.
May 2018 Ukrainian-Russian Historians Meeting Dialogue-Reconciliation-Mutual Understanding. With Carmen Scheide (University Bern).
Kloster Kappel am Albis in Switzerland.
March 2018 Winter Academy Revisiting the Nation. Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe in Bucharest
Steering committee: Pascal Bonnard (Jean Monet University in St. Etienne), Rory Finnin (University of Cambridge), Susi K. Frank (HU Berlin), Olena Haleta (Ivan Franko University, Lviv), Ulrich Schmid (University of St. Gallen), Annette Werberger (Viadrina).
Supported by the University of St. Gallen.
Initiator and academic coordinator.
June 2017 International Conference Reading War Through History: (Central) European Perspectives on the “Ukraine Crisis” at the German Historical Institute Warsaw (with Miloš Reznik).
March 2017 International Conference The Soviet and Post-Soviet Fabric of Academic History.
Summer 2016 Berlin-Brandenburg Ukraine Initiative: Lecture Series „Constructing Eastern Europe. Geographies of Power in the 20th and 21st Centuries“ (in Berlin and Frankfurt/Oder) with talks by Nataliya Gumenyuk (Kyiv), Ilia Kalinin (St. Petersburg), Olesya Khromeychuk (London), Catherine Gouseff (Paris-Berlin) and Jan C. Behrends (Potsdam). Supported by Marga und Kurt Möllgaard-Stiftung.
December 2015/16 Winter Academy Beyond History and Identity: New Perspectives on Aesthetics, Politics, and Society in Eastern Europe in Berlin. Organised by Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin together with Max Weber Stiftung, Humboldt University in Berlin and European University Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder.