TESTING BORDERS, CROSSING BORDERS:
SOVIET, POST-SOVIET AND BEYOND
October 25, 2022
Rabin building, room 3001
Mount Scopus Campus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (also via Zoom)
11.30 am – 1.00 pm
Panel 1. Evolving Immigrant Identities: Languages and Cultural Production.
Chair and Discussant: Zeev Khanin (Bar-Ilan University and Ariel University)
Larissa Remennick (Bar-Ilan University)
Farewell to Pushkin: The Russian to Hebrew Language Shift in Generations 1.5 and 2.0 of Russian Israelis.
Alex Moshkin (Koç University)
Dual Diaspora: Russophone Culture in Search of Israeli Identity.
Anna Prashizky (Western Galilee College)
Orientalization of Second-generation Russian-speaking Immigrants in the Israeli Periphery.
1.00 pm – 2.30 pm – lunch break
2.30 pm – 4.00 pm
Panel 2. Grassroot Initiatives and Grassroot Perspectives at the Era of “Developed Socialism.”
Chair and Discussant: Dina Moyal (Tel Aviv University)
Alex Valdman (Tel Aviv University)
Constructing a Diaspora: Soviet Jews and Israeli Visitors to the USSR before 1967.
Anna Kushkova (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Transition from “Planned” to “Market” Economy: the Case of Soviet Jewish Clandestine Entrepreneurs and the Issue of “Economic Embeddedness.”
Arkady Zeltser (Yad Vashem)
The Cold War and Holocaust Memorialization in the USSR
4.00 pm – 4.30 pm – coffee break
4.30 pm – 6.00 pm
Keynote presentation: The End of the Post-Soviet Era or the Importance of the 1990s for the 21st Century
Jan Behrends, Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung (Potsdam) and European University Viadrina (Frankfurt Oder), Fellow of the Fund for the Advancement of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Israel
Chair and discussant: Eli Lederhendler (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
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