The results of reception of the scientific works received within the framework of the Ivan Franko International Prize 2019

On Friday, March 15, 2019, at 13:00, a press conference dedicated to scientific works received within the framework of the Ivan Franko International Prize 2019 will be held at the press center of the Ukrinform information agency (8/16, Khmelnytskoho St.).

The list of applicants for the Ivan Franko International Prize in the field of social and human sciences and Ukrainian studies will be made public at the event.

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 of the Ivan Franko International Fund.

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, 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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