Dr. Viktoriya Sereda
Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv / Senior Fellow of the Forum Transregionale Studien 2022/23
Senior Fellow and Director of the research group PRISMA UKRAÏNA: War, Migration and Memory at the Forum Transregionale Studien
Viktoriya Sereda is a sociologist, who is currently Senior Fellow and Director of the research group PRISMA UKRAÏNA: War, Migration and Memory at the Forum Transregionale Studien. Prior to this, she was a fellow at the Imre Kertesz Kolleg, University of Jena. She has been a senior research fellow at the Institute of Ethnology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine since 2020 and a professor in the department of Sociology at the Ukrainian Catholic University. In the spring semester of 2021, she was also a visiting lecturer at the University of Basel. Sereda has either led or participated in over 30 sociological research projects on Ukrainian society and its regional dimensions. From 2011 to 2017, she was the head of the sociological team for the project “Region, Nation and Beyond: An Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Reconceptualization of Ukraine”, organised by the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. In 2016–2017 and 2019–2020 she was the MAPA Research Fellow at the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University, where she developed a digital atlas of social changes in Ukraine after the Euromaidan.
Fedinec Csilla és Szereda Viktória, eds, Ukrajna szinevaltozasa 1991–2008. Politikai, gazdasági, kulturális és nemzetiségi attitűdök (Baratislava: Kalligram, 2009).
Viktoriya Sereda, ‘In Search of Belonging: Rethinking the Other in the Historical Memory of Ukrainian IDPs’, The Ideology and Politics Journal 2, no.6 (2020): 83–107.
Viktoriya Sereda, ‘“Social Distancing” and Hierarchies of Belonging: The Case of Displaced Population from Donbas and Crimea’, Europe-Asia Studies 72, no. 3 (2020): 404–31.
Viktoriya Sereda, ‘“I am a man and an active citizen… I did not betray my state!”Public activism and identity issues in Ukraine after Euromaidan’,Revue d’études comparatives Est/Ouest 49, no. 2 (2018): 93–130.
Viktoriya Sereda, ‘Osoblyvosti reprezentatcii natcional’no-istorytchnykh identytchnostej v ofitcijnomu dyskursi presydentiv Ukrainy i Rosii’, Sotciolohia: teoria, metody, marketynh 3 (2006): 191–212.
Viktoriya Sereda, ‘Regional Historical Identities in Ukraine: Case Study of Lviv and Donetsk”, Naukovi Zapysky. Natsionalnyi Universytet ‘Kyevo-Mohylnaska Akademia’, 20 (2002): 26–34.
Viktoriia Sereda, André Liebich, Oksana Myshlovska, Oleksandra Gaidai and Iryna Sklokina ‘The Ukrainian Past and Present: Legacies, Memory and Attitudes’, in Regionalism without Regions: Reconceptualizing Ukraine’s Heterogeneity, edited by Oksana Myshlovska and Ulrich Schmid (Baltimore: CEU press, 2019), 57–109.
Viktoriya Sereda, ‘The Changing Symbolic Landscape of Lviv’, in Politics, History and Collective Memory in East Central Europe, edited by Zdzislaw Krasnodebski, Stefan Garsztecki and Rüdiger Ritter (Hamburg: Krämer, 2012), 359–86.