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Anastasia Felcher

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Alexander Pushkin as Foreign Heritage: Transformation and Cultural Disintegration in post-Soviet Societies
Gerda Henkel Fellowships

Dr. Anastasia Felcher specializes in cultural history of East-European borderlands. Her academic interests include heritage of minorities in plural societies; literature and politics, and museum-making at East-European peripheries. She holds a PhD in management and development of cultural heritage from the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (2016). Currently, she is a research associate at the international research project “Memory Politics in Russia and International Arena: Actors, Strategies, Approaches” sponsored by the Russian Science Foundation under the grant no. 17-18-01589 and held at the Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, INION RAN (2017-2019). During her post-doctoral years, she received fellowships at the Open Society Archives in Budapest (2016), the German Historical Institute in Moscow (2017), the Leibniz Institute for History and Culture of Eastern Europe in Leipzig, GWZO (in the framework of Leibniz Science Campus “Eastern Europe – Global Area”, EEGA@future, 2019), and worked as a country expert for the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure, EHRI (2018-2019). She has published a number of articles in such journals as National Identities, East European Jewish Affairs and European Review of History. Currently, she is finishing her first book (based on her dissertation), entitled “Jewish Heritage on the Edge of Europe. The Challenge of being Glocal”.

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