Acceptance of papers for the Ivan Franko International Prize 2019 has started

Ivan Franko International Fund has started accepting papers for the Ivan Franko International Prize in 2019.

Just as in previous years, the prize will be 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.

The Prize Committee will be accepting scientific papers from January 15 to March 1, 2019.  Then will be accepting papers submitted by academic institutions and higher educational institutions located either in Ukraine or in the countries which Ukraine has diplomatic relations with, as well as papers submitted by prize winners from previous years. The Fund will only accept papers that were published in 2016-2018 and have been assigned an ISBN.

The conditions for participation in the Prize competition are available on the Fund’s website. Printed copies of scientific papers must be sent to the following address: 01034, Kyiv, 48, Volodymyrska St., building A, office 15; accompanying documents must be sent to the following e-mail address: frankoprize@ukr.net

Ivan Franko International Prize is awarded annually. Prize winners receive a monetary reward (in 2016 and 2017, the prize fund was 500 thousand UAH, in 2018, it was 400 thousand UAH) and a golden laureate’s badge.

The award ceremony is held on August 27 – on the day of Ivan Franko’s birthday.

We would like to remind you that Ivan Franko International Prize was started by the Ivan Franko International Fund in 2015. The annual Prize is an honorary recognition of scientific discoveries and significant achievements of Ukrainian and foreign scholars in the field of Ukrainian studies and social and human sciences. Ivan Franko’s grandson, Roland Franko, initiated creation of the Fund.

Prize winners include: In 2016 – Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Cardinal of the Catholic Church. In 2017, Michael Moser – professor at the University of Vienna, president of the International Association of Ukrainian Studies – won in the nomination “for significant advances (achievements) in the field of Ukrainian studies”, and in the nomination “for significant advances (achievements) in the field of social and human sciences”, the award was given to Oleh Shabliy – academician and honorary professor of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. In 2018, Yaroslava Melnyk – professor of the Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv) and Ukrainian Free University (Munich) – became a laureate in the nomination “for significant advances (achievements) in the field of Ukrainian studies”, and in the nomination “for significant advances (achievements) in the field of social and human sciences”, the award was given to Yohannes Remy – assistant professor at Columbia University (USA).



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