Tarik Cyril Amar

Assistant Professor, History
Address: 
410 Fayerweather Hall
Phone: 
212-851-5906

Biography
 

Education
Ph.D. – Princeton University, 2006
M.Sc. – London School of Economics and Political Science, 1997
B.A. – Balliol College, Oxford, 1995

Interests and Research
Tarik Cyril Amar, assistant professor, specializes in the history of the Soviet Union, Russia and East Central Europe in the twentiethcentury, with special attention to Ukraine and to urban history. Hisdissertation “The Making of Soviet Lviv” focuses on the often violent twentieth-centurytransformations of a borderland city also known as Lwów, Lvov, and Lemberg.

Affiliations
Co-editor of NowaUkraina

Selected Publications
 

“Potribna Knyzhka” [Review of Erased. Vanishing Traces of Jewish Galicia in Present-Day Ukraine by Omer Bartov], Ukraina Moderna, no.4 (2009), 273-289

“Yom Kippur in Lviv. The Lviv Synagogue and the Soviet party-state, 1944-1962,”

East European Jewish Affairs, vol.35, no.1 (June 2005), pp. 91-110

“Sovietization as a Civilizing Mission in the West,” in Balázs Apor, Péter Apor and E.A. Rees (eds), The Sovietization of Eastern Europe. New Perspectives on the Postwar Period (Washington: New Academia Publishing, 2008), 29-45

“Kilka zauvah pro Lviv, radianizatsiu ta radianskyi Lviv” [Remarks on Lviv, Sovietization, and Soviet Lviv], in Leopolis multiplex, ed. Ihor Balynskyi, Bohdana Mtiiash (Kyiv: Hrani-T, 2008)

“Zabójstwo we Lwowie. Koniec miasta wieloetnicznego, budowa sowiecko-ukraińskiego Lwowa i los modelowego miasta pogranicza” [A Murder in Lwów. The End of a Multi-Ethnic City, the Making of a Soviet-Ukrainian Lviv, and the Fate of a Model Borderland City], Nowa Ukraina, 1-2/2007, 107-121

(with Roman Dubasevych), Liky dlia retsydyvistiv, Krytyka (Ukraine), no.5,2007

“Szovjetizáció – hódítás és találkozás, Múltunk politikatörténeti folyóirat, 2006/1