Performing the Documentary in Eastern Europe

Projekt: Forskning

Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ)

  • Humaniora

Nyckelord

  • Russia, Slavic studies, East European studies, document, life-writing, testimony, film

Beskrivning

The research group deals with forms of different documentary practices in Central Eastern European cultures, as well as theories of documentation originating from this area in the 20th and 21st century. The projects main focus is to explore various forms of documentation (oral histories, documentary film, life-writing, witness accounts) in Central and Eastern European literature that deal with extraordinary (war, the Holocaust, system change) but also everyday experiences in this region. In discussing documentary practices the project will focus on the poetics as well as the ethics and politics of documenting.

Populärvetenskaplig beskrivning

The research group deals with forms of different documentary practices in Central Eastern European cultures, as well as theories of documentation originating from this area in the 20th and 21st century. The projects main focus is to explore various forms of documentation (oral histories, documentary film, life-writing, witness accounts) in Central and Eastern European literature that deal with extraordinary (war, the Holocaust, system change) but also everyday experiences in this region. In discussing documentary practices the project will focus on the poetics as well as the ethics and politics of documenting.
Kort titelPerforming the Documentary
AkronymPerDoc
StatusPågående
Gällande start-/slutdatum2019/01/012020/12/31

Samarbetspartner

  • Lunds universitet (ansvarig)
  • University of Hamburg
  • Tallinn University
  • University of Copenhagen

Participants