Submission of research papers for the Ivan Franko International Prize has completed

The Prize Committee has completed accepting research papers and accompanying documents for the Ivan Franko International Prize 2019 that is awarded for significant achievements in the fields of Ukrainian studies and social and human sciences.

Currently, the documents are being verified and the nomination committees are being formed. These nomination committees each will include three scholars from different universities.

On March 15, the Prize Committee will announce the names of the nominees for the Ivan Franko International Prize 2019.

We would like to remind you that 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.

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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