Natalia Otrishchenko/sociologist, research fellow at the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe (Lviv, Ukraine). She graduated from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (2012), studied in the U.S. (Berea College, 2009-10) and Slovenia (IEDC–Bled School of Management, 2009). Natalia obtained a PhD with a focus on “methodology and methods of sociological research” from the Institute of Sociology at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2015) and taught at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (2016). She was a tutor and later coordinator of the Urban Summer Schools “Visions and Experiences” (2015-17). Natalia was involved in a number of international research projects: “Region, Nation, and Beyond” (University of St. Gallen, 2012-15), “Memory of Vanished Populations” (Lund University, 2012-14), “Historical Cultures in Transition” (Collegium Civitas, 2017-onwards). Her area of academic interests includes methods of sociological research, oral history, urban sociology, spatial and social transformations after the state socialism. Natalia is alumna of the summer school “History Takes Place – Dynamics of Urban Change” in Belgrade and Sarajevo (2017).