Dr. Tatsiana | currently on parenting leave Astrouskaya

Astrouskaya , Dr. Tatsiana | currently on parenting leave
Herder-Institut
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35037 Marburg
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About

09/2000-06/2005      Studies in Philosophy, Belarusian State University, Minsk
10/2007-07/2009

Studies in Social Theory and Political Philosophy, European Humanities University, Vilnius

10/2009-05/2012

Associate Lecturer, Polack State University, Navapolack

03/2010-09/2010

Research grant of the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies

09/2011-04/2012

Research grant of the “International Network of Learning and teaching”, funded by Kreisau Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe, George Bell Institute, and Robert Bosch Foundation

01/2013-12/2016

PhD program in East European History, IRTG “Baltic Borderlands: Shifting Boundaries of Mind and Culture at the Borderlands of the Baltic Sea Region,” funded by DFG

09/2013-08/2014

Open Society Foundation Supplementary Grant

10/2016-01/2018

Associate Lecturer, Institute of History, Greifswald University

03/2017-08/2017

STIBET fellowship funded by DAAD

04/2017-03/2017

Research Assistant at IRTG “Baltic Borderlands”, Greifswald University

03/2018

PhD thesis defense: “Between Dissent and Conformity, Between Uncensored and Official. The Intelligentsia, Samizdat and Nonconformist Discourses in the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic (1968-1988)”

since 04/2018

Research Associate at Herder-Institute with a PostDoc Project “A Long Road Home? Jewish Refuseniks on Their Way to Emigration from Soviet Belarus”

Areas of work

  • History of East European Jewry
  • Dissent and Samizdat in the Eastern Block
  • Regional history of the North Caucasus
  • Memory Studies
  • Digital History

Publications

Book chapter
  • Located on the Archipelago: Towards the New Definition of Belarusian Intellectuals. In Kasandes, Irene and Yuliya Komska, eds. Eastern Europe Unmapped. Beyond the Borders and Peripheries (New York and Oxford: Berghahn, 2018), pp. 81-103.
Journal articles
  • Promoting the Marginality: the Borderland Status of Belarusian Intellectual Elites. Scholar Forum, 17 (2015): pp. 4-5.
  • Ideologija beloruskogo gosudarstva kak obrazovatel’nyj proekt [The Ideology of the Belarusian State as an Educational Project] In Šparaga, Ol’ga and Ales’ Smolenčuk, eds. Belarus’ v evropejskom kontekste: aktual’nye diskussii o naciestroitel’stve (Vilnius: EHU Press, 2014), pp. 53-59.
  • Jak navčati istorii [How to Teach History] (Forum). Ukraina Moderna, no. 19 (2012): pp. 29-33.
  • Minulae i jaho intėrprėtacyi ŭ njameckaj i belaruskaj adukacyi [The Past and its understanding in the Belarusian and German educations].  Kazakievič, Andrej, et al. The First International Congress of Belarusian Studies: Working Papers, Volume 1. Kaunas: Vytautas Magnus University Press, 2012), pp. 217-221.
  • A History Textbook: an Object of Manipulation or the Platform for Europeanization. In Doucette, Siobhan et al. Returning Belarus to Europe: Past and Future (Warszawa: Oficyna Wydawnicza Uczelni Łazarskiego, 2011), pp. 149-160.
  • Genealogija istoričeskoj pamjati belorusov i obrazovatel’nye praktiki [The Genealogy of the Historical memory of Belarusians and educational practices]. Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies (2010) http://belinstitute.eu/images/doc-pdf/sa012010ru.pdf.
    In Lithuanian: Baltarusių istorinės atminties genealogija ir mokyklino švietimo praktikos.  In Istorijos politikos modeliai ir kryptos: Europos Sajungos, Lenkijos, Rusijos ir Baltarusijos istorios politika (Vilnius: Vilniaus Universiteto Leidykla, 2014), pp. 221-281.
    Review: Gricanov, Alexander. Učebnik istorii kak nesoveršennyj instrument ograničennoj vlasti. Naše Mnenie, published on October 12, 2010. http://nmnby.eu/news/analytics/2887.html.
  • with Anatol Liahchylin: The Specificity of National Identity in the Epoch of Globalization. Limes: Culture Regionalistics, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2008): pp. 108-113. Republished in: Gesis: Thematic Series of Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences (Berlin, June 2009): pp. 4-6.
Reviews
  • Iryna Kashtalian, The Repressive Factors of the USSR's Internal Policy and Everyday Life of the Belarusian Society (1944-1953) (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2016). Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas (2018) (forthcoming).
  • Dangiras Mačiulis and Darius Staliūnas. The Lithuanian Nationalism and the Vilnius Question 1883-1940. Marburg: Verlag Herder Institut, 2015. Ab Imperio 4 (2017): pp. 313-318.
  • Per Anders Rudling. The Rise and Fall of Belarusian Nationalism, 1906-1931. Pitt Russian East European Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015. The Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society, 3: 1(2017): pp. 157-162.
  • Marksizm-Leninism v belaruskich učebnikach po filosofii i istorii [Marxism-Leninism in the Belarusian History and Philosophy Textbooks]. Novaja Ėŭropa, July 14, 2014 http://n-europe.eu/tables/2014/07/14/marksizm_leninizm_v_belarusskikh_uchebnikakh_po_filosofii_i_istorii.
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