Andrii Portnov is Professor of Entangled History of Ukraine at the European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder). He graduated from Dnipro University (MA in history) and Warsaw University (MA in cultural studies), and defended his PhD dissertation (2005) at the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences in Lviv. The majority of his publications are devoted to the intellectual history and historiography of, as well as genocide and memory studies in, Eastern Europe. He recently published Poland and Ukraine: Entangled Histories, Asymmetric Memories (Berlin, 2020), and co-edited the volumes Official History in Eastern Europe (Osnabrück, 2020) and Histoire partagée, mémoires divisées. Ukraine, Russie, Pologne (Lausanne, 2020).
Andrii Portnov is in charge of the Focus theme Compared History of Science in the 20th Century.