Sofia Dyak
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Sofia Dyak is director of the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe in Lviv (Ukraine), an institution dealing with research and public history projects. Before taking the position of director in 2010, she was involved in developing and realizing research projects, exhibitions and workshops, and summer programs dealing with preservation and oral history in western Ukraine, a region often described as borderland and known for its diversity before the Second World War. Dr Dyak defended her PhD thesis "(Re)imagined Cityscapes: Lviv and Wroclaw after 1944/45” at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw). Before, she has graduated from the MA program at the History Department at the Central European University (Budapest) and holds her BA from History Department of Lviv University.