Pavlo Khudish – Výzkum & CV

Jewish Property Redistribution and Antisemitism in Postwar Transcarpathia, 1944–1946 

Research area 3 – Everyday Experience of Spaces  

Contact: pavlo.khudish(@)uzhnu.edu.ua

Pavlo Khudish is an assistant professor at the Department of Archaeology, Ethnology and Cultural Studies, Faculty of History and International Relations, Uzhhorod National University (Ukraine). He specializes in Holocaust studies, the modern history of Central and Eastern Europe, Jewish studies, and social history and interethnic relations in the Carpathian region.

In 2019-2020, Pavlo was a postdoctoral visiting research fellow at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. In 2018, he was awarded a research grant for young scholars by the Moshe Mirilashvili Center in Yad Vashem for his research “We cannot build Palestine in our village of Richka”: Jewish-gentile relations in postwar Transcarpathia.” He serves as a mentor in the project “Connecting Memory,” which aims to develop and implement long-term strategies for the Holocaust memorialization culture in Ukraine, co-organized by the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (Germany) and the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies, and NGO “Insha Osvita” (Ukraine). 

CV 

 Education 

  • 2016 Ph.D., History, Uzhhorod National University. Dissertation: Transcarpathia in the context of Czechoslovak-Soviet Relations, 1944 -1948 
  • 2010 MA, History, Uzhhorod National University 

 Positions 

  • Since 2023 Affiliated nonresidential scholar at the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education (Los-Angeles, CA, USA) 
  • Since 2021 Mentor, “Connecting Memory” project co-organized by the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe (Germany), and Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies (Ukraine), and NGO “Insha Osvita” (Ukraine) 
  • Since 2021 Academic reviewer, Ukrainian-language version of the Online Holocaust Encyclopedia, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (Washington DC, USA).  
  • Since 2019 Assistant professor at the Department of Archaeology, Ethnology and Cultural Studies, Faculty of History and International Relations, Uzhhorod National University (Ukraine) 
  • 2018-2019 Assistant professor at the History of Ukraine Department, Faculty of History and International Relations, Uzhhorod National University (Ukraine) 
  • 2016-2018 Assistant lecturer and researcher at the History of Ukraine Department, Faculty of History and International Relations, Uzhhorod National University (Ukraine)   

 Selected Publications 

Chapters 

  • Variability of migration scenarios in everyday life experience of Jewish Holocaust Survivors in Transcarpathia, In: Čtvrtstoletí spolu. Československo a Podkarpatská Rus, ed. David Hubený (Prague, National Archives in Prague, to be published in 2024), pp. 458-468 (in Ukrainian). 
  • Uzhhorod under Czechoslovakia, In: Guide to Uzhhorod: Tutorial in History, ed. Roman Ofitsynsky, (Uzhhorod, TOV “Rik-U”, 2017) pp. 63-74 (in Ukrainian). 
  • Oral History Interviews with former Forced Laborers, their Descendants, and Witnesses, In: Slavery: The Oral History of Forced Laborers from Transcarpathia, 1939-1944, (Uzhhorod, TOV “Iva”, 2013), pp. 69- 76 (in Ukrainian). 
  • Luta, a labor camp in Transcarpathia (1940-1944), In: Slavery: The Oral History of Forced Laborers from Transcarpathia, 1939-1944, (Uzhhorod, TOV “Iva”, 2013) pp. 120-124 (in Ukrainian). 

Articles 

  • Raz Segal, László Csősz, and Pavlo Khudish. Jews and Roma in the Carpathian Region and Southern Slovakia: Uncovering Entangled Histories. Journal of Genocide Research. To be published in 2024 
  • Ghettoization and the Holocaust in Transcarpathia in testimonies of Victims and Witnesses (on the material of the Regional Extraordinary Commission), In: Scientific Herald of Uzhhorod University. Series: History, Vol. 42 (1), (Uzhhorod, 2020), pp. 90-101 (in Ukrainian). 
  • Migration Experiences of Jewish Holocaust Survivors from Transcarpathia, In: Holocaust and Modernity. Studies in Ukraine and the World, Vol. 17 (1), (Kyiv, 2019), pp. 102-114 (in Ukrainian).  
  • Zakarpatskí židia v migračných procesoch medzi Československom a Sovietskym zväzom v rokoch (1945-1948) [Transcarpathian Jews in the Migration Processes between Czechoslovakia and the USSR (1945 1948)], In: ACTA HISTORICA NEOSOLIENSIA, Vol. 19 (1), (Banska Bystrica, 2016), pp.63-77 (in Slovak). 
  • International Response on the Annexation of Transcarpathia by the Soviet Union, 1944-1945, In: History, an edited volume of articles published by Zaporizhsky National University, Vol. 45(1), (Zaporizhzhia, 2016), pp. 271-276 (in Ukrainian). 
  • Migration processes and a new Czechoslovak-Soviet border, 1945, In: Scientific Herald of Uzhhorod University. Series: History, Vol. 34 (1), (Uzhhorod, 2016), pp. 59-67 (in Ukrainian). 

 Conference papers 

  • Holocaust Aftermath: Redistribution of the Jewish Property and Antisemitism in Transcarpathia, 1944- 1946, presentation and discussion of research project at the «Forschungskolloquium zur Geschichte nach 1800», Institute of History, University of Bern, 9 November 2022 (Bern, Switzerland). 
  • Forced Migration in the Carpathian Region in Ukraine after World War II and Today, at Online International Workshop on Refugees and Displacement to Mark 70 Years since the UN Refugee Convention, 24-27 March 2022 (Stockton University, USA). 
  • Local Administration and the Jews in the Aftermath of the Holocaust in Transcarpathia, at the conference Local Administration during the First and Second World Wars, Masaryk Institute and Archives of the Czech Academy of Science, 8-10 September 2021 (Prague, Czech Republic). 
  • Land and Interethnic Relations in the Aftermath of the Holocaust in Transcarpathia, at the 2019 ASEEES Annual Convention, 23-26 November 2019 (San Francisco, USA). 
  • The aftermath of the Holocaust: interethnic relations in postwar Transcarpathia, 1944-1946, at the 2019 ASEEES Summer Convention, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb University, 14-16 June 2019 (Zagreb, Croatia). 
  • The Aftermath of the Holocaust: Everyday Life and Jewish Survivors in Transcarpathia, 1944-1946, at the International Research Workshop on the International Tracing Service Collections for Scholars from Countries of the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, co-organized by the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the USHMM and the International Tracing Service (ITS), 6-17 August 2018 (Washington DC, USA) 
  • “We can’t build Palestine in our Richka village.”: Jewish-gentile relations in postwar Transcarpathia, at the international research workshop “Ego-Documents in the Soviet Sphere on the Holocaust: Revealing Personal Voices,” co-organized by the Moshe Mirilashvili Center for Research on the Holocaust in the Soviet Union of the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem and the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 3-7 June, 2018, (Jerusalem, Israel) 

 Links to profiles 

Home institution
https://www.uzhnu.edu.ua/en/cat/fhistory_relati-uahistory/staff 
Academia.edu 
https://uzhnu.academia.edu/PavloKhudish 
ORCID
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2773-4314 
Google Scholar 
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=IHJQLz8AAAAJ&hl=uk&authuser=1  

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