The applicants to win of the Ivan Franko International Prize in 2018 became know

21 papers were submitted for the Ivan Franko International Prize in the field of social and human sciences and Ukrainian studies. The Prize Committee accepted 18 papers, as the other ones did not comply with the Prize Regulation.

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In the nomination « For significant advances (achievements) in the field of social and human sciences » the following works are nominated:

  1. A study guide/ textbook: Legal Studies, by professor І. BEHEY (Lviv).
  2. A book « Meteniv – the Way Home » , by professor B. ANDRUSHKIV (Ternopil).
  3. A monograph « Brothers or Enemies:The Ukrainian National Movement and Russia, from the 1840s to the 1870s », by professor J. REMY (Finland).
  4. A monograph « Polyphony of the Culture of Life:Philosophical and Theological Heritage of John Paul II in Contemporary Discourse.The Religious Aspect », by professor S. PRESUKHIN (Kyiv).
  5. A monograph « Halych in the Political Life of Europe in the XI-XIV Centuries », by professor L. VOYTOVYCH (Lviv).
  6. A series of works « A Discourse on Values in Education », consisting of 7 books, by several authors under the leadership of professor V. ANDRUSHCHENKO (Kyiv).
  7. A monograph « Skladanje Identytetokh », by professor Yu. TAMASH (Serbia).

In the nomination « For significant advances (achievements) in the field of Ukrainian studies » the following works are nominated:

  1. A monograph « The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation », by professor WILSON (Great Britain).
  2. A monograph « Pesni blagogovejnyja (1790/1791). Eine Sammlung geistliche Lieder aus Ukraine » in two volumes, by professor H. ROTHE (FRG) and professor Yu. MEDVEDYK (Lviv).
  3. A monograph “Rutherian” Separatism:Creation of Nations IN VITRO » by professor  BELEY (Uzhhorod).
  4. A monograph «…And the Last Part of the Road. Ivan Franko in 1908-1916 », by professor MELNYK  (Lviv).
  5. A monograph « Apocryphal Code of Ukrainian Writing », by professor MELNYK  (Lviv).
  6. A monograph « Pedagogical Concepts of Ivan Franko », by professor MYKYTYUK  (Lviv).
  7. A monograph « A Century of Non-conformism in the Ukrainian Visual Art », by a candidate of art SMYRNA  (Kyiv).
  8. A monograph « Folklore Prose about Famine-Genocides in Ukraine in the Twentieth Century: The Paradigm of Text », by a doctor of science SOKIL (Lviv).
  9. A monograph « Scientific Fundamentals of Ukrainian Studies », by an assistant professor TOKAR  (Kyiv).
  10. A study guide « History of Ukrainian Literature of the First Half of the Twentieth Century », by an assistant professor SHAROVA  (Melitopol).
  11. A monograph « Ivan Vyshenskyi According to the Assessment of Ivan Franko », by professor  SHULSKYI  (Lviv).

Event participants:

Roland Franko, chairman of the board of the Ivan Franko International Fund;

Yaroslav Harasym, member of the board of the Fund, prorector of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, doctor of philological sciences, professor;

Volodymyr Buhrov, member of the board of the Fund, prorector of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, candidate of philosophical sciences, professor;

Ihor Kurus, director-manager of the Ivan Franko International Fund.

 

Video of the press conference can be found here.

We would like to remind you that Ivan Franko International Prize is awarded in two nominations:   for significant advances (achievements) in the field of Ukrainian studies and for significant advances (achievements) in the field of social and human sciences. It is an annual prize, which is awarded on August 27, on the day of Ivan Franko’s birthday. The Prize laureates are presented a monetary award and a golden laureate’s badge.

Prize laureates from previous years:

In 2016, Lubomyr Husar, a Major Archbishop-emeritus, former head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, won with his monograph “Andrey Sheptytsky, Metropolitan of the Galicia (1901-1944), a Precursor of Ecumenism”;

In 2017, a professor of the Institute of Slavic Studies at the University of Vienna, Michael Moser, won in the nomination “for significant advances (achievements) in the field of Ukrainian studies” with his monograph «New Contributions to the History of the Ukrainian Language”;

In 2017, an honored professor of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, academic Oleh Shabliy, won in the nomination “for significant advances (achievements) in the field of social and human sciences” with his scientific work “Social Geography” in 2 volumes.

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