About the author
Dr. Oleksii Sinchenko studied Ukrainian Language and Literature at the Taras Shevchenko National University (Kyiv, Ukraine). Since 2009 he is Associate Professor at the Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University. Previously, Oleksii Sinchenko completed an internship at the Taras Shevchenko Institute of Literature of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Sinchenko is a member of the PEN Club Ukraine. His previous books include Communication strategies in Theory of Literature: Author, Text, Reader (Kyiv, Logos, 2015); Authorities, Society, Citizen: Problems of Interaction in Modern Ukraine. An Analytical Report (Kyiv, IPIEND named after. I.F. Kuras, NATIONAL Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2013) – collective monography, Ukrainian Culture: The Evolution of Crisis Consciousness (Ternopil, Jura, 2013) – collective monography. Oleksii Sinchenko is a compiler and editor of the books: Korogodsky R. Brama of Light: Sixties / [compiled by M. Kotsiubynska, N. Kucher, O. Sinchenko (Lviv, UCU, 2009), Yevhen Sverstyuk – Valeriya Andreevska Correspondence 1973-1983: In 2 books / compiled by V, Andreevska, O. Golub, O. Sinchenko, text. and comment. O. Sinchenko (Kyiv, Dukh i Litera, 2019), Dmitry Gorbachev. Knights of the Hungry Renaissance (Kyiv, Dukh i Litera, 2020) and others.
Dr. Dmytro Stus studied philology at Kyiv National University. Since 2012 he is Chief Executive of the Taras Shevchenko National Museum. Previously, he was editor-in-chief of the Kyivska Rus literary-critical journal, head of the department of criticism and bibliography of the Suchasnist journal, deputy editor-in-chief of the Knizhnik-Review journal, researcher at the department of Manuscripts and Textual Studies of the Taras Shevchenko Institute of Literature of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Dmytro Stus is a member of the All-Ukrainian Literary Association Congress of Writers of Ukraine, The National Writers' Union of Ukraine. His most famous book is Vasyl Stus: Life as Art (Kyiv, Fact, 2004).
Leonid Finberg studied in at the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute. Since 1997, he is chief-editor of the Dukh i Litera publishing house and since 2007 the director of the Centre for Studies of the Culture and History of East-European Jews of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. Previously, he held lectures as Invited Professor at the Geneva University and at the National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, was the director of the Jewish Studies Institute, a leading sociologist at the Sociology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, a board member of the International Renaissance Fund responsible for the civil society, and the director of the Jewish Studies Institute. Finberg is a member of the PEN Club Ukraine. He is the compiler and editor of a number of books, including: Essays on History and Culture of the Jews of Ukraine (Kyiv, Dukh i Litera, 2008), the art catalogue Kultur-Lige: Artistic Avant-Garde of 1910s and 1920s (Kyiv, Dukh i Litera, 2007), and Book Graphics of the Kultur-Lige Artists (Kyiv, Dukh i Litera, 2011), Jewish Civilization. The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies (Kyiv, Dukh i Litera, 2012), Maidan. Testimonies (2015), Maidan. Testimonies. Medical support. International solidarity (2018). So far, Finberg has more than 80 publications.