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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).

The film: III award ceremony of the Winners of Ivan Franko International Prize

Awarding ceremony of the Winners of Ivan Franko International Prize

The third Awarding Ceremony of the Laureates of the Ivan Franko International Prize will be held on August 27, 2018 at 12:00 at the home of I. Franko in Drohobych in the Lviv region (Drohobych city, Ivan Franko str., 20).

Short. The prize will be awarded in two nominations. In the nomination “for significant advances (achievements) in the field of Ukrainian studies” will receive the doctor of philological sciences, a full member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society, professor of the Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv) and the Ukrainian Free University (Munich), head of the Department of Philology of the Ukrainian Catholic University – YAROSLAVA MELNYK .In the nomination “For significant achievements in the field of social and human sciences”, the award will be awarded to a senior lecturer in East European History at the University of Helsinki – JOHANNES REMY.

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.

For reference. Ivan Franko International Prize is an honorary recognition of significant achievements and considerable services of scientists in the field of Ukrainian studies and social and humanitarian sciences. The Prize was established in order to promote comprehensive study of creative, scientific and social activities of Ivan Franko and encourage scientists from around the world to conduct relevant researches in the field of social sciences and humanities and Ukrainian studies emphasizing humanistic, national, spiritual, statist sense for learning and consolidation of scientific and cultural heritage of Ukraine in the global context. The founder of the Ivan Franko International Prize is his grandson, Roland Franko.

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Meeting of the Jury of the Ivan Franko International Prize

The name of the winners of the Ivan Franko International Prize 2018 will be named after interdisciplinary scientific discussion of the International jury to will be held on June 21-23, 2018 at the University of Vienna (Austria).

The objectives of the jury include determining the award winner in two categories:“For significant achievements in the field of Ukrainian Studies” and “For significant achievements in the field of social and humanitarian sciences”.

During session of the jury every academic paper-nominee shall be summarized by a jury member in the form of a scientific report. Jury members discuss submitted scientific papers in the interdisciplinary discussions with the analysis of reliability, validity and mastering.

Prize winners have to comply with position of Ivan Franko, expressed during his life: “this work is thoroughly critical, the work of a cold mind, inspired by a great idea of entirety and originality…”

The jury members select winners based on own knowledge, assess professional competence in the scientific field and international level of scientific achievements. Comparison of scientific papers is performed based on interdisciplinary basis. Nomination “for significant personal contribution to development of social and human sciences” also assesses the individual contribution of the author of scientific paper in the development of social and human sciences.

The decision on the winner of the Prize is taken during the secret ballot, a ballot for which contains all scientific papers-nominees of one category.

Announcement of the nominees of Ivan Franko International Prize in 2018

On May 14, 2018, Ivan Franko International Fund  will announce the names of the nominees for the International  Prize in 2018.

This year, members of the Expert Council, from April 4 to May 10, will be evaluated for 13 scientific works in 2 nominations.

According to the Regulation, the members of the International Council of Experts within a month, from the date of receipt of documents from the Committee of the Prize, have to identify in each of the nominations no more than three works and submit them to the International Jury. When selecting nominees, members of the board of experts are guided by their own knowledge, and also compare scientific works according to the following criteria: availability of innovative and original approaches in the research; conceptuality, systematic and critical approach to research; international context and level of scientific research. In case of the absence of worthwhile works, when in any of the nominations all scientific papers scored less than 4 positive reviews of members of the Council of Experts, the Prize Committee decides not to award the Award in this nomination. Then, scientific works are submitted for consideration of the International jury in the nomination where the scientific Council of Experts identified the nominees.

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 monograph « Brothers or Enemies:The Ukrainian National Movement and Russia, from the 1840s to the 1870s », by professor J. REMY (Finland).
  3. 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).
  4. A monograph « Halych in the Political Life of Europe in the XI-XIV Centuries », by professor L. VOYTOVYCH (Lviv).
  5. 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).

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).

The results of reception of the scientific works received within the framework of the Ivan Franko International Prize 2018

On Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 15:00, a press conference dedicated to scientific works received within the framework of the Ivan Franko International Prize 2018 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-manager 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, 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.

Awarding ceremony of the Winners of Ivan Franko International Prize

Awarding Ceremony of the Laureates of the Ivan Franko International Prize will be held on August 27, 2017 at the home of I. Franko in Drohobych in the Lviv region.

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Award of Ivan Franko International Prize (hereinafter – the Prize) is an honorary recognition of significant achievements and considerable services of scientists in the field of Ukrainian studies and social and humanitarian sciences. The Prize was established in order to promote comprehensive study of creative, scientific and social activities of Ivan Franko and encourage scientists from around the world to conduct relevant researches in the field of social sciences and humanities and Ukrainian studies emphasizing humanistic, national, spiritual, statist sense for learning and consolidation of scientific and cultural heritage of Ukraine in the global context.

In 2017, Prize winners were the Professor of the Vienna University Michael Moser in the nomination “For significant achievements in the field of Ukrainian Studies.” His monograph “New Contributions to the History of the Ukrainian Language” (2016) has been recognized the best in this nomination.

Academician Oleh Shabliy with his scientific paper “Social Geography” has been recognized the Laureate in the nomination “For significant achievements in the field of Social and Humanitarian Sciences.”

Meeting of the International jury of the Ivan Franko International Prize

The name of the winners of the Ivan Franko International Prize will be named after interdisciplinary scientific discussion of the International jury to will be held on June 23-25, 2017 at the University of Vienna (Austria).

The objectives of the jury include determining the award winner in two categories:“For significant achievements in the field of Ukrainian Studies” and “For significant achievements in the field of social and humanitarian sciences”.

During session of the jury every academic paper-nominee shall be summarized by a jury member in the form of a scientific report.Jury members discuss submitted scientific papers in the interdisciplinary discussions with the analysis of reliability, validity and mastering.

Prize winners have to comply with position of Ivan Franko, expressed during his life: “this work is thoroughly critical, the work of a cold mind, inspired by a great idea of entirety and originality…”

The jury members select winners based on own knowledge, assess professional competence in the scientific field and international level of scientific achievements. Comparison of scientific papers is performed based on interdisciplinary basis. Nomination “for significant personal contribution to development of social and human sciences” also assesses the individual contribution of the author of scientific paper in the development of social and human sciences.

The decision on the winner of the Prize is taken during the secret ballot, a ballot for which contains all scientific papers-nominees of one category.

The Prizing ceremony will be held on September 27 at the birthplace of Ivan Franko –Drogobych City. The Prize Winners are granted with monetary remuneration and golden sign. In 2017, the prize fund amounts to 500 hundred thousand hryvnias.

Presentation of the Ivan Franko International Prize in Canada

The management of the Ivan Franko International Fund will visit Canada with a working visit. In a measure will participate Roland Franko, the Heard of the Board of Ivan Franko International Fund and Ihor Kurus, director of the Foundation.

TORONTO  April 1, 2 p.m. (Balmaral room, Old Mill)

HAMILTON April 2, 2 p.m. (Resurreetion Ukrainian Church Upper Wentworth)

OTTAWA April 4, 5:30 p.m. (University of Ottawa, The auditorium at Tabaret Building 550 (Cumberland room 0019)

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Ivan Franko International Fund will start admission of the works and documents for obtaining of the Prize from January 15, 2017

From January 15, 2017 Ivan Franko International Fund has begun acceptance of the works and documents for obtaining of Ivan Franko International Prize.

We would like to underling that papers of researchers for obtaining of Ivan Franko International Fund are to be submitted by academic institutions. Papers which pretend to obtain the Prize have to be published in the year when beginning of submission of the documents to obtain the Prize was announced and two years before. Books must have ISBN. Scientific reviews and extended abstracts to the research papers recommended for participation in the competition for obtaining of the Prize should be in Ukrainian and English.

The following documents should be obligatory attached to the application for winning the Prize: decision of an academic institution or higher education institution to submit research paper for winning the Prize; certificate on the person whose research paper is submitted for winning the Prize; research paper: research, monograph, thesis, books, lecture series, collection of scientific publications in periodic editions, etc. submitted for winning the Prize; the scientific work shall be submitted in 3 printed PDF duplicates, with the right to send the scientific work to the Members of the Nomination Committee, Members of the Expert Council and Jury; the extended abstract to the scientific work being submitted for the Prize; personal written consent of the author (authors) of the scientific work to participate in the competition for the Prize.

You can additionally learn general conditions and requirements to the research papers at web-site of the Fund:  http://frankoprize.com.ua/index.php/en/2016/02/01/603/

We remind that the Prize has two nominations: for significant achievements (developments) in Ukrainian studies and for significant achievements (developments) in social and humanitarian sciences. The Prize is annual and is awarded on August 27 on the birth day of Ivan Franko. Winners of the Prize are awarded with monetary reward (in 2017 prize fund is 500 thousand UAH) and golden symbol of the winner.

We will be glad to see the research papers recommended by educational institution in the list of applicants for obtaining Ivan Franko International Fund.



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