Pavlo Khudish
Non-Residential Fellowship

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. In 2016, Pavlo defended his dissertation at Uzhhorod University on Czechoslovak-Soviet relations in postwar Transcarpathia. He specializes in Holocaust studies, the modern history of Central and Eastern Europe, and Jewish history 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. In 2020-2023, he served as an academic mentor in the project “Connecting Memory,” which aimed 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. His current research project focuses on restitution, reintegration and communication between Jewish Holocaust survivors and their neighbors in postwar Transcarpathia.