Olesya Khromeychuk is a historian of east-central Europe and a Visiting Research Fellow at King’s College London. Her current research focuses on the participation of women in military formations during the Second World War and in the ongoing conflict in the Donbas region of Ukraine. She received her PhD in History in 2011 from University College London. She is the author of ‘Undetermined’ Ukrainians. Post-War Narratives of the Waffen SS ‘Galicia’ Division (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2013).
Publicado en: oDR: InterviewUkraine’s Donbas conflict: a personal reflection on loss and war
A writer charts her journey through grief as she mourns her brother, killed on the Donbas front line, and reflects...
Publicado en: oDR: OpinionOn the edge of a European war, who gets to defend the state?
In Ukraine, the story of women like Maria Berlinska can help reevaluate what it means to “defend the state” during...
Publicado en: oDRA Ukrainian obituary
More than five years since the war in Donbas started, how should we remember those who have died in it?Read in Ukrainian
Publicado en: oDRMilitarised society: memory politics, history and gender in Ukraine
In Ukraine, history could be used to help make sense of the brutal ongoing war, but it can also be instrumentalised...
Publicado en: democraciaAbiertaRecuperemos nuestros medios
Periódicos racistas, noticias falsas - ¿ya has tenido suficiente? openDemocracy se enfrenta a los déspotas del...
Publicado en: HomeLet's take back our media
Racist newspapers, fake news – had enough? openDemocracy takes on the world’s bullies, gives voice to the powerless...