August 5, 2015 | Presentation “What Memorials does not/Need the City? Challenges and Issues for the Project ‘Space Synagogue’”

The presentation of the project “Space of Synagogues: Jewish History, Common Heritage and Responsibility” aimed to commemorate Jewish history, realize the tragedy of Holocaust, to preserve common heritage and to reconsider the significance of memorial educational spaces, as well as to create new attitudes to such spaces in Lviv. The project was presented from different perspectives: architecture, preservation of monuments, history and heritage of Jews in Lviv, as well as Jewish organizations and communities in Lviv and in the world. The presentation is part of the festival “Jewish Days at the City Hall”.

Participants: architect Iris Gleichmann (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH), Liliya Onyshchenko (Department of Historic Environment, Lviv City Council), historian Sofia Dyak (Center for Urban History), architect Yuriy Stolyarov (National Union of Architects of Ukraine), Adel Dianova (Ukrainian Jewish Charitable Foundation “Hesed Arie”), professor Jason Francisco (Stanford University, Palo Alto). Moderator Anna Susak-Chebotareva (Center for Urban History).