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Two projects related to Ukraine

Announcement of the two projects ‘Religion on Fire’ and ‘24.02.22, 5 am. Testimonies from the War’.

The following notes were submitted by the project organizers; SIEF welcomes news of other such projects for future newsletters

(1) Religion on Fire:Documenting Russia’s War Crimes against Religious Communities in Ukraine, a project by Workshop for the Academic Study of Religions (WASR) since March 2022, supported by the State Service of Ukraine for Ethnopolitics and Freedom of Conscience and the Congress of Ethnic Communities of Ukraine. This project aims to record and document the damage suffered by religious buildings because of military actions of the Russian army in Ukraine, as well as killing, wounding and abduction of religious leaders of various denominations, and all data of war crimes committed by the Russian Federation in Ukraine against religious communities of various denominations.



Project Coordinator: Ruslan Khalikov, PhD in Religious Studies, member of WASR.

(2) “24.02.22, 5 am. Testimonies from the War”, a new project in digital ethnography and oral history connected with the full-scale Russia war against Ukraine since February 24, 2022.

The project is led by Center for Urban History, Ukraine; Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences; Polish Oral History Association; The University of Saint Andrews, UK; Center of Contemporary and Digital History, University of Luxembourg