Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies

Oksana Baigent

Oksana Baigent is a PhD student in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College London and Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine. Her research explores the rise of non-state led Holocaust memorialisation efforts in Ukraine in the Digital Age and challenges the widely held notion of ‘absent’ or ‘suppressed’ memory of the Holocaust in modern Ukraine. She is a fellow of American Jewish Archives and Royal Historical Society Member. Oksana speaks Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, English, German and Yiddish and code in the programming language Python3.