Oleksii Chebotarov

Historian, Postdoctoral researcher at University of St. Gallen and Associate doctoral fellow at the University of Vienna. Hold his Ph.D. in social sciences and cultural theory at University of St. Gallen, 2021, MA in history at Ukrainian Catholic University, 2015. BA in history at V. Karazin Kharkiv National University, 2013. Currently, he is working on the postdoctoral project “The Border River Zbruch: A Socio-Cultural and Environmental History, 1900-1939.” His research interests include migration and borderland studies, Jewish, Ukrainian, environmental and digital history.

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East-Central Europe played a vital role in the global history of mass migration and experienced an enormous variety of mobility processes in the long 19th and short 20th centuries. For instance, mass emigration from the Russian and Austro-Hungarian Empires and the Soviet Union, human trafficking, labor migration, forced migration during WWI and WWII, refugee crises and asylum, travel, and professional mobility. The voluminous scholarship on this chapter of migration history has lots of gaps and, notably, is almost absent from history curricula. This introductory course broadens our lens to examine the role of migration and mobility for the places where it occurred as well as the experiences of migrants, displaced persons, refugees, and...