Kultura pamięci II wojny światowej na Ukrainie (en translation)

Wiktoria Kudela-Świątek

ORCID: Wiktoria Kudela-Świątek:

Pages: 67-102

Edition: Lublin 2015

DOI: --

Abstract: The aim of the present article is to ponder over the development of the Ukrainian symbolic domain. First, I discuss the theoretical framework of my presentation. Next, I consider the memorial sites of World War II found in the cultural landscape of the contemporary Ukraine. Using examples of selected buildings and architectural elements, I portray the complex character of the Ukrainian culture of the memory of World War II. The landscape of today’s Ukraine features, side by side, memorial sites of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) and its victims, monuments commemorating the heroes of the Great Patriotic War and memorial sites telling the stories of massacres of Soviet citizens as well as memorial sites testifying to the fact that the Holocaust also took place in the German-occupied USSR. In this context, it is necessary