CEU, Cultural Heritage Studies Program
Volodymyr Kulikov is a historian, postdoctoral fellow at Central European University. Besides CEU, he teaches at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv and the Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine. He specializes in the business history of Eastern Europe, with a particular interest in the history of enterprises, big business, and industrialization in the Russian Empire. His book on company towns in Ukraine published by Kharkiv University Press in 2019 presents these settlements as a space of conflicting interests of businesses, workers, the state, and other stakeholders.
He is currently working on a project looking at the past as a resource for business organizations. He also contributes to projects exploring the transformative power of heritage for sustainable cities and communities in Central-Eastern Europe.
Research fields: economic and business history, industrial heritage, corporate heritage, uses of the past
Courses at CHSP
- Online Public Engagement for Cultural Heritage Organizations (2019/20)
- Adaptive Heritage Reuse: Policy and Practice (2019/20)
- Crowdsourcing Projects and Social Media Management in Cultural Heritage Studies (2018/19 )
- Social Media and Crowdsourcing in Cultural Heritage Studies (2016/17 and 2017/18)
- Digital Tools for Humanities (2015/16)
Ongoing Research Projects:
“OpenHeritage (Organizing, Promoting and Enabling Heritage Re-Use Through Inclusion, Technology, Access, Governance, and Empowerment)” – a collective project of 16 institutional partners from EU and beyond, supported by HORIZON2020.