Acceptance of documents for the 2018 International Ivan Franko Prize is over

The Committee of the Prize has finished acceptance of scholarly papers and supporting documents for the 2018 International Ivan Franko Prize.

This year 26 scholarly papers have been submitted for the Prize in two nominations from 5 countries. These are papers by scholars from Great Britain, Finland, the FRG, Slovakia, and Ukraine.

15 books by 12 authors have been submitted in the nomination ‘for considerable achievements in the field of Ukrainian studies’.

11 books by 11 authors have been submitted in the nomination ‘for considerable achievements in the field of social sciences and the humanities’.

Documents were accepted over the period January 15 – March 1, 2018.

The names of contenders for the 2018 International Ivan Franko Prize will be announced at the press-conference on March 15, 2018.

Under the Regulation on the International Ivan Franko Prize the papers submitted for the prize will be considered, discussed and evaluated in three stages. First, scholarly papers will be considered by the Nomination Committees determining the correspondence of the papers to the nominations outlined. The papers that will be allowed by the Nomination Committees to participate in the competition will be handed over to the International Board of Experts that will select three candidates in each nomination. At the third stage the International Jury will select the Prize laureates from among its nominees.

Let us remind that the Prize Award Ceremony takes place every year on August 27 in the town of Drohobych – on the day of Ivan Franko’s birth.

 

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