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The longlist of candidates for the Ivan Franko International Prize has been announced

The Ivan Franko International Foundation has announced candidates for the Prize of the same name, which is awarded to scientists whose work is a significant contribution to the development of social sciences and humanities, is of international importance and is based on scientific understanding of historical or contemporary processes in Ukrainian culture, politics and public life.

In 2021, 26 scientific papers from Austria, Canada, the United States and Ukraine were submitted for the Ivan Franko International Prize. The submission was initiated by eleven universities from Cambridge, Dnipro, Drohobych, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kharkiv, Kyiv, Lutsk, Lviv, Melitopol as well as six scientific institutions and four past Prize winners.

The scientists from Canada, Lithuania and Ukraine will compete for the victory. Due to the aggression, the scientific works submitted from the Russian Federation were not allowed to participate in the competition.

Applicants’ monographs cover 20 scientific disciplines and are written in two languages – Ukrainian and English.

The name of the winner of the Ivan Franko International Prize will be announced at the end of June in Austria (at the Institute of Slavic Studies, University of Vienna). The award ceremony will take place in Franko’s hometown, Drohobych, on August 27th – the 165th anniversary of his birth.

Applicants for the award:

  1. СOLLECTIVE MONOGRAPH ed. by Alfredas Bumblauskas, Salvijus Kulevičius, Ihor Skochylias. «At Сultural Сrossroads: The Holy Trinity Church and Monastery in Vilnius»
  2. СOLLECTIVE MONOGRAPH ed. by Oleksandr Hrytsenko, Nadiya Honcharenko, Inna Kuznetsova «Memory Culture in Contemporary Ukrainian Society: Transformation, Decommunization, Europeanization»
  3. OLENA BEREHOVA «Dialogue of Cultures: The Image of the Other in the Musical Universe»
  4. ROMAN HORAK «Andrei Sheptytsky. Biography»
  5. MYKOLA ZYMOMRYA & MARIA YAKUBOVSKA «Ivan Franko: projection in the present»
  6. OKSANA KIS «Survival as Victory: Ukrainian Women in the Gulag»
  7. BOGDAN KOZAK «In the labyrinths stories Ukrainian Theater»
  8. OLENA KRAVCHENKO «Child care in Ukraine in the late 18th – early 20th centuries»
  9. VOLODYMYR MASLIYCHUK «Achievements and Illusions. Educational initiatives on the Lleft bank and Sloboda Ukraine second half of XVIII – beginning of the XIX-th century»
  10. ZORIANA MATSIUK «Phraseological dictionary of Western Polesie and neighbouring regions “Hovoryty yak medok varyty”
  11. IVAN MONOLATII «ZOO of Revolution. The Western Ukrainian statehood 1918-1923 and the theories of randomness in the 20th – early 21st centuries»
  12. SEAN PATTERSON «Makhno and Memory: Anarchist and Mennonite Narratives of Ukraine’s Civil»
  13. LIUDMYLA PIDKUIMUKHA «The Language of Lviv, or when it was spoken by the Batyars»
  14. IRYNA ROZDOLSKA «Literary phenomenon of Ukrainian Sich Riflemen: functioning and structure of generation»
  15. ANDRIY SOVA «Ivan Bobersky: socio-cultural, military-political and educational activities»
  16. MYKHAYLO STEPYKO «Ukrainian identity in a globalized World»
  17. MYKOLA TARASENKO «In search of antiquities from the gift of Khedive. Ancient Egyptian objects of the 21st Dynasty in the museums of Ukraine»
  18. LEONID TYMOSHENKO «Ruthenian religious culture of Wilno. Context of the epoch. Hubs. Literature and book-learning (the 16th to the first third of the 17th century)»
  19. NAZAR FEDORAK «Peak and departure of Ukrainian baroque. Seven approximations to Hryhoriy Skovoroda»
  20. MYKHAILO KHAY «Mykola Budnyk and kobzarizm»
  21. TETIANA SHAROVA “An author and text in social realism system: the nature of aesthetic conformism and the poetics of artistic compromise (based on the material of K. Gordienko’s works)”
  22. OLGA SHAF «Gender and psychological aspects of 20th century Ukrainian lyrics»
  23. HIS BEATITUDE SVIATOSLAV SHEVCHUK AND OKSANA ZABUZHKO «Four conversations about Lesya Ukrainka»
  24. IHOR YUDKIN-RIPUN «Phenomenology of Culture as the Methodology of Interpretation».

The Ivan Franko International Prize has been awarded annually since 2016. Prize winners receive a cash award and a gold badge.

The awarding ceremony takes place annually on August 27 – the birthday of Ivan Franko in his homeland.

We will remind you that in 2016, the Prize was won by Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop Emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Cardinal of the Catholic Church. In 2017, the winners were Michael Moser, Professor of the University of Vienna, President of the International Ukrainian Association and Oleh Shabliy, Academician, Professor Emeritus of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. The winners in 2018 were Professor of Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv) and Ukrainian Free University (Munich) Yaroslava Melnyk and Associate Professor of the Department of Eastern European History at the Helsinki University Johannes Remy. In 2019, the award went to Doctor of Philology at the University of Milan, Maria Grazia Bartolini. In 2020 the Prize was won by Ihor Serdyuk, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Ukrainian History of V. G.  Korolenko Poltava National Pedagogical University.

 

The submission of works for Ivan Franko International Prize for 2021 has been completed

The Prize Committee has completed the acceptance of scientific works and supporting documents for Ivan Franko International Prize in 2021.
Candidates for the Award will be announced during a press conference to be held on March 3rd2021 at 12:00 at the National News Agency of Ukraine – Ukrinform.

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

On January 15, the Franko Foundation has started accepting  research papers for the Ivan Franko International Prize in 2021.

A research paper may be recommended for the Prize by an academic institution, a higher education institution of Ukraine and the countries with which Ukraine has diplomatic relations, or the previous winners of the Prize.

An obligatory condition for participation is filling in an electronic form on the official website of the Ivan Franko International Foundation.

The monographs should be published in 2018-2020 and have an ISBN.

Three printed copies of the research paper with the author’s autograph should be mailed to the Committee of the Prize (01054, Kyiv,  Volodymyrska St., 48a, of.15).

Applicant research papers should be of international importance, belong to social and humanitarian sciences and be based on scientific understanding of historical or contemporary processes in the culture, politics and public life of Ukraine.

Requirements for participation in the competition for the Ivan Franko International Prize can be found at http://frankoprize.com.ua/index.php/en/2016/02/01/603/

The Ivan Franko International Prize has been awarded annually since 2016. Prize winners receive a cash award and a gold badge.

The awarding ceremony takes place annually on August 27 – the birthday of Ivan Franko in his homeland.

We will remind you that in 2016, the Prize was won by Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop Emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Cardinal of the Catholic Church. In 2017, the winners were Michael Moser, Professor of the University of Vienna, President of the International Ukrainian Association and Oleh Shabliy, Academician, Professor Emeritus of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. The winners in 2018 were Professor of Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv) and Ukrainian Free University (Munich) Yaroslava Melnyk and Associate Professor of the Department of Eastern European History at the Helsinki University Johannes Remy. In 2019, the award went to Doctor of Philology at the University of Milan, Maria Grazia Bartolini. In 2020 the Prize was won by Ihor Serdyuk, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Ukrainian History of V. G.  Korolenko Poltava National Pedagogical University.

The acceptance of works for the Ivan Franko International Prize begins in January

From January 15, 2021, the Ivan Franko International Foundation will begin accepting works and supporting documents for the Ivan Franko International Prize.

The prize is awarded annually to scholars in the humanities and aims to encourage scholars from around the world to conduct relevant research in the field of social sciences and humanities and Ukrainian studies, expressing humanistic, national, spiritual, state-building sense  for acquirements and affirmation of scientific and cultural heritage of Ukraine within the global context.

Scientific papers (monographs) and supporting documents will be accepted from January 15 to March 1, 2021.

The obligatory electronic form will be posted on the official website of the Foundation.

Three copies of the scientific work in printed form are sent by post to the address of the Prize Committee (01054, Kyiv, Volodymyrska Street, 48A, office 15). Printed copies must be signed by the author of the scientific work.

The list of documents and terms of reference of the Ivan Franko International Prize can be found here

 

 

The name of the winner of Ivan Franko International Prize 2020

The fifth solemn ceremony of awarding the winner of the International Prize of Ivan Franko took place in Drohobych on Thursday, August 27, on the 164th anniversary of the birth of the genius of the Ukrainian nation Ivan Franko.

This year the highest award in the field of humanitaristics was received by IHOR SERDYUK, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Ukrainian History of V. G.  Korolenko Poltava National Pedagogical University. The award was given for the monograph “The Young Adult: Child and Childhood in the Hetmanate of the Eighteenth Century.”

The head of the Ivan Franko International Foundation, Ihor Kurus, noted that, in addition to the monetary award, the winner of the award received a golden medal and a diploma. “This year, thanks to Maksym Kozytsky, Mykhailo Tsymbalyuk, Myroslav Khomyakov and Andriy Dulibyanyk, the award fund is 170,000 hryvnias. Of course, we have perspectives for growth, but we are firmly moving towards our goal and we want the Ivan Franko International Prize to be established as the most prestigious scientific award of modern works in the humanitaristics. ”

The chairman of the international jury the professor of Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Doctor of Philology Yaroslav Garasym stressed that 19 works were submitted to the award in 2020, but only three of the monographs reached the final. “All three works of the nominees are marked by a high level of professionalism, depth of research and intellectual influence on the development of modern humanitaristics, and the winner is the research by quoting Ivan Franko “makes honour its author and our scientific literature.”

The award ceremony was attended by members of the international jury, nominees, scientists from Austria, Poland, Ukraine, government officials, the public figures and Ivan Franko’s family.

The head of the Lviv Regional State Administration Maksym Kozytskiy, the head of the Lviv Regional Council Oleksandr Hanushchyn, the mayor of Drohobych Taras Kuchma and the rector of Ivan Franko Drohobych State Pedagogical University  Nadiya Skotna.

It is important to acknowledge that the 5th solemn ceremony of awarding the winner of the Ivan Franko International Prize was held with the support of the head of the Lviv Regional State Administration Maksym Kozytskiy and Drohobych Mayor Taras Kuchma. The event is organized by the Ivan Franko International Foundation in partnership with Drohobych City Council, Ivan Franko Drohobych State Pedagogical University, “Nahujevychy” State Historical and Cultural Reserve, Lviv Society in Kyiv, International Foundation “Vidrodgennya”, group of companies “Zahydnadraservis”, Spa-hotel “RESPECT”, crowdfunding platform “Spilnokosht”, LLC Tandem” and recreation complex “Zalissya”.

The Nominees for the 2020 Ivan Franko International Prize Announced

38 scholars from Austria, Italy, Canada, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine and the Czech Republic selected three nominees for the 2020 Ivan Franko International Prize.

As provided for in the International Expert Council Regulations, the research papers and annotations to them were assessed according to the following three criteria: the availability of innovative and original approaches to research; research conceptuality, systematicity and criticality; international context and level of research.

Based on the assessment, the Expert Council members commend the following research papers to the International Jury for consideration:

  • Monography “Little Grown Up: Child and Childhood in the 18th century Hetmanate” by IHOR SERDYUK, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor at the Department of History of Ukraine of Poltava National Pedagogical University named after V.G. Korolenko (Ukraine);
  • Monography “Ivan Franko’s Bends of Spirit: The Conception of the World. Ideology. Literature” by YEVHEN NAKHLIK, Director of the Ivan Franko Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine” (Ukraine);
  • Monography “Beau Monde on Empire’s Edge: State and Stage in Soviet Ukraine” by MAYHILL K. FOWLER, PhD, Professor of History at Stetson University (USA).

All three nominated works will be submitted to the International Jury, 12 members of which will choose this year’s winner of the Ivan Franko International Prize. The meeting of the International Jury will be held with the support of the Renaissance Foundation.

The V Award Ceremony will be held at Ivan Franko’s homeland – in Drohobych – on August 27, on Ivan Franko’s birthday.

It should be reminded that in 2020, 19 research papers have been submitted to win the Ivan Franko International Prize.

We will remind you that in 2016, the Prize was won by Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop Emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Cardinal of the Catholic Church. In 2017, the winners were Michael Moser, Professor of the University of Vienna, President of the International Ukrainian Association and Oleh Shabliy, Academician, Professor Emeritus of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. The winners in 2018 were Professor of Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv) and Ukrainian Free University (Munich) Yaroslava Melnyk and Associate Professor of the Department of Eastern European History at the Helsinki University Johannes Remy. In 2019, the award went to Doctor of Philology at the University of Milan, Maria Grazia Bartolini (Italy).

 

The 2020 Ivan Franko International Prize: Top Contenders Announced

The Ivan Franko International Fund has announced contenders for the Prize of the same name, which is given to scholars whose works makea major contribution to the development of social and humanitarian sciences, are of international importance and are based on the scientific understanding of historical or contemporary processes in cultural, political and social life of Ukraine.

In 2020, 19 research papers have been submitted to the Ivan Franko International Prize. Scholars from Ukraine, Canada and the USA will compete for the victory. In conditions of the ongoing Russian aggression, research papers submitted from the Russian Federation were not allowed to participate in the competition.

The monographs are written in three languages ​​- Ukrainian, English, Russian – and cover more than 20 academic disciplines.

The initiators of the submission of contender for the 2020 Ivan Franko International Prize  became 10 higher educational institutions from Kyiv, Chernivtsi, Ternopil, Poltava, Odesa, Lviv, Drohobych, Ostroh, Vinnyitisa; 4 scientific institutions and 5 winners of the previous years.

Аmong the contenders:

  1. Olga Bogomolets , monography “Ukrainian home icon”, Ukraine.
  2. Andrii Boiko-Gagarin, monography “Coin counterfeiting in Central and Eastern Europe during the Middle Ages and Early Modern Times”, Ukraine.
  3. Anna Varava, monography “A cross-country fashion industry study and its application to eastern european countries, on example of ukraine”, Ukraine.
  4. Mykola Haliv, monography “Ukrainian Historical and Pedagogical Narrative (mid-ХІХth – late ХХth century): epistemological principles”, Ukraine.
  5. Harbuziuk M, monography “The image of Ukraine in the Polish theatre discourse of the nineteenth century: strategies and forms of representation”, Ukraine.
  6. Viktor Garkavko, monography Science about our daily bread (Agricultural Economy is the basis of the theoretical teaching of economics and organization of agricultural production), Ukraine.
  7. Druzhynets M., monography “Ukrainian Verbal Speech: Psycho- and Sociophonetic Aspects”, Ukraine.
  8. Andriy Zayarnyuk,  monography “Lviv’s Uncertain Destination: A City and Its Train Station from Franz Joseph I to Brezhnev”, Canada.
  9. Archbishop Ihor Isichenko“War of the baroque metaphors: Peter Mohyla’s “stone” against Kassian Sakowycz’s “spyglass””, Ukraine.
  10. Vasyl Kostytsky, Olga Koban, monography “Restrictions on the Legislature and the Judiciary”
  11. Larysa Мasenko, monography “Language of Soviet Totalitarianism”, Ukraine.
  12. Ihor Nabytovych, monography “The Tree of Life of the Literary Family: Ivan Fedorovych, Volodyslav Fedorovych, Dariya Vikonska”, Ukraine
  13. Yevhen Nakhlik, monography “Ivan Franko’s Bends of Spirit: The Conception of the World. Ideology. Literature”, Ukraine.
  14. Ihor Pasichnyk, Petro Kralyuk, and Dmytro Shevchuk, “Ostroh Academy: history and present of the cultural and educational center. Encyclopedic edition.”, Ukraine.
  15. Larysa Semenko and Olexandr Lohinova, monography “TheVinnytsia Theatrethrough the Mirror of History (1910-1944)”, Ukraine.
  16. Igor Serdiuk, monography “Little Grown Up: Child and Childhood in the 18th century Hetmanate”, Ukraine.
  17. Tetyana Syvets, monography “Christian concepts in the literature of the Kyivan Rus (ХІ – ХІІІ centuries)”, Ukraine.
  18. Mayhill C. Fowler, monography  “Beau Monde on Empire’s Edge: State and Stage in Soviet Ukraine”, USA.
  19. Oles Fedoruk,  monography Kulish’s “Chorna Rada”: A Textual History, Ukraine.

The name of the winner of the Ivan Franko International Prize will be announced at the end of June 2020 in Vienna (Austria). The award will be held at Ivan Franko’s homeland in Drohobych, on the day of Ivan Franko’s – August 27.

The Prize winner is awarded with a cash award and a gold badge.

We will remind you that in 2016, the Prize was won by Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop Emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Cardinal of the Catholic Church. In 2017, the winners were Michael Moser, Professor of the University of Vienna, President of the International Ukrainian Association and Oleh Shabliy, Academician, Professor Emeritus of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. The winners in 2018 were Professor of Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv) and Ukrainian Free University (Munich) Yaroslava Melnyk and Associate Professor of the Department of Eastern European History at the Helsinki University Johannes Remy. In 2019, the award went to Doctor of Philology at the University of Milan, Maria Grazia Bartolini (Italy).

Ivan Franko International Prize 2020

The Prize Committee will be accepting research papers from January 15 to March 1, 2020.

Requirements for participation in the competition for the Ivan Franko International Prize can be found at

An obligatory condition for participation is filling in an electronic form.

Three printed copies of the research paper with the author’s autograph should be mailed to the Committee of the Prize (01030, Kyiv,  Volodymyrska St., 48a, of.15).

How to submit a research paper for the Ivan Franko International Prize click here

Choice of the year: the Ivan Franko International Prize has started to accept papers

On January 15, the Franko Foundation began accepting research papers for the 2020 Ivan Franko International Prize. This was reported by the Foundation’s Director Ihor Kurus.

An obligatory condition for participation is filling in an electronic form on the official website of the Ivan Franko International Foundation. Three printed copies of the research paper with the author’s autograph should be mailed to the Committee of the Prize (01030, Kyiv,  Volodymyrska St., 48a, of.15).

A research paper may be recommended for the Prize by an academic institution, a higher education institution of Ukraine and the countries with which Ukraine has diplomatic relations, or the previous winners of the Prize.

“Applicant research papers should be of international importance, belong to social and humanitarian sciences and be based on scientific understanding of historical or contemporary processes in the culture, politics and public life of Ukraine. The monographs should be published in 2017-2019 and have an ISBN,” said the director of Ivan Franko Foundation.

Requirements for participation in the competition for the Ivan Franko International Prize can be found at http://frankoprize.com.ua/index.php/en/2016/02/01/603/

The Ivan Franko International Prize has been awarded annually since 2016. Prize winners receive a cash award (in 2016 and 2017 the premium fund was 500,000 UAH, in 2018 and 2019 – 400,000 UAH) and a gold badge.

The awarding ceremony takes place annually on August 27 – the birthday of Ivan Franko in his homeland.

We will remind you that in 2016, the Prize was won by Lubomyr Husar, Major Archbishop Emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Cardinal of the Catholic Church. In 2017, the winners were Michael Moser, Professor of the University of Vienna, President of the International Ukrainian Association and Oleh Shabliy, Academician, Professor Emeritus of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. The winners in 2018 were Professor of Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv) and Ukrainian Free University (Munich) Yaroslava Melnyk and Associate Professor of the Department of Eastern European History at the Helsinki University Johannes Remy. In 2019, the award went to Doctor of Philology at the University of Milan, Maria Grazia Bartolini (Italy).

The only international scientific award of Ukraine will undergo changes

On October 22, 2019, the innovations of the Ivan Franko International Prize in 2020 were presented in Lviv.

The fifth competition for the annual Scientific Prize will undergo significant changes. Starting from 2020, the prize will be awarded only in one nomination. This was announced by representatives of the Ivan Franko International Fund at a press conference.

“This is a step towards raising the prestige of the Ivan Franko Prize and increasing the competition of research papers. Although all current laureates’ papers have an extremely high scientific level, the future changes should further improve the quality of research papers,” said Yaroslav Harasym, Doctor of Philology, Member of the Ivan Franko International Fund Board, Professor at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

There will be only one nomination “For significant achievements in the field of social and humanitarian sciences.”

The participants of the event also focused on the requirements for the research papers submitted for the competition.

“We have updated the requirements for research papers claiming to win the Prize. In particular, it is required that a research paper should be of importance internationally and relate to social and humanitarian disciplines. The research papers should be based on a scientific understanding of historical or contemporary processes in culture, politics and public life of Ukraine,” commented Dr. Tamara Smovzhenko, member of the Ivan Franko International Fund Board, professor at the University of Banking.

Director of the Ivan Franko International Fund Ihor Krus informed the audience about the innovation in the process of submitting research papers.

“The Committee will accept papers from  January 15 to  March 1, 2020. Applicants should complete the appropriate electronic form on the Fund’s website and send three copies of a printed research paper with their signatures to the Committee’s e-mail address,” stressed Ihor Kurus.

According to him, the rest of the accompanying documents remain unchanged, which is stipulated by the Prize Regulations. All selection procedures will also remain unchanged: from nomination committees, expert councils and to the selection of the winner by an international jury.

The competition organizers will start forming a prize fund this year and have already appealed to all Ivan Franko admirers to join this campaign. They also expressed Roland Franko’s gratitude to all benefactors, including those present at the press conference: Myroslav Khomyak, Mykhailo Tsymbalyuk, Prot.Bogdan MatviychukOksana Yurynets, Ivan Franko famyly’s from Toronto and owners of RESPECT Spa Hotel.

Finally, the participants invited all non- indifferent Ukrainians to support the Ivan Franko International Prize during the anniversary year of the Fund and Prize.

It should be reminded that the 5th ceremony of awarding the Prize winner will be traditionally held on August 27, 2020 in Drohobych.

We will recall you that the Ivan Franko International Prize was founded by his grandson, Roland Franko, in 2015.

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). In 2019,  Maria Gracia Bartolini –  Doctor of Philology at the University of Milan (Italy)  – won in the nomination “For significant achievements in the field of Ukrainian studies.”



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