Natalia Otrishchenko

(Workshop Trainer)

About me

Project manager of “U Stories: Oral History and Urban Experience” in the Urban Media Archive, research coordinator of “The City of Art and Urban Art: Theaters in Lviv Since 1945” and “Cinemas and the Cinema Clubs in Lviv,” which are part of Interactive Lviv. She holds a master’s degree in sociology, and is a graduate of the History Department at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (2012) and the MIHuS (Interinstitutional Individual Studies in Humanities) program (2011). She is a post-graduate student at the Institute of Sociology, the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in Methodology and Methods of Social Research (academic supervisor – Yevhen Golovakha, dissertation topic – “Applying Projective Methods in Comparative Social Research: Criteria of Reliability and Validity”). She studied at Berea College in the United States (2009-2010), the IEDC-Bled School of Management in Slovenia (2009), and the Warsaw University, Poland (2008). She participated in conferences in Ukraine, Poland, USA, Russia, and Moldova. She contributed to the projects “Region, Nation, and Other” (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland), “The Memory of Missing Populations” (Lund University, Sweden), and conducted research at the AGH University (Kracow, Poland).

Her academic interests include: methodology and methods of sociological research, projective methods, urban sociology, sociology of everyday life.