Department of Contemporary History of Ukraine

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  • Employees
  • Lecturers' schedule
  • Teaching materials
  • Research
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Lecturers:

Associates of the Ivan Krypiakevych Institute of Ukrainian Studies at the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences were invited to teach at the Department. Among them there is Doctor of History M. R. Lytvyn, Doctor of History I. H. Pater, Candidate of History B. Z.Yakymovych, Candidate of History O. I. Lutskyi, Candidate of History O. H. Arkusha, Candidate of History V. S. Pashuk, Candidate of History T. D. Hoshko, Candidate of History I. I. Orlevych, Candidate of History O. V. Lukachuk. Presently, several courses are offered here on a part-timer basis by Docents P. V. Kohut, A. Khlopetska, Yu. V. Hudyma. I. A. Hel, a distinguished figure of the Ukrainian national movement, also taught at the Department.

Courses:

The lecturers of the Department teach the following general courses: “History of Ukraine in the late 18th – early 20th centuries,” “History of Ukraine in 1914-1945,” “History of Ukraine from 1945 until the early 21st century,” “Historiography of the History of Ukraine,” “Modern Ukrainian Historiography,” “Didactics of History,” “Philosophy of History” as well as special courses: “National and Political Orientations in the Ukrainian Society of Galicia of the late 18th – the early 20th centuries,” “Political Modernization of Ukrainian Society under the Habsburgs,” “Ukrainians at Lviv University,” “Mykhaylo Hrushevskyi’s School of History,” “State Building in the Western Ukrainian People’s Republic: Social and International Aspects,” “Ukraine in World War II, Oral History: Theory and Methods of Research.”

Employees

ChairpersonOleksiy SukhyiChairperson
ProfessorKostiantyn KondratiukProfessor
DocentHalyna BodnarDocent
DocentVolodymyr KachmarDocent
DocentMarian MudryiDocent
DocentOleh PavlyshynDocent
LecturerYuriy HudymaLecturer
Senior Department SecretaryHalyna BulkaSenior Department Secretary

Lecturers' schedule



Teaching materials

Syllabus “Ukrainian Historiography” (lecturer – Dr., Prof. O.M. Sukhyi)

Curriculum “Ukrainian Historiography” (lecturer – Dr., Prof. O.M. Sukhyi)

Workshop of the Department of History of Ukraine

Syllabus “Contemporary History of Ukraine 1914-1945” (lecturer – Dr., Prof. K. K. Kondratiuk).

Curriculum “Modern Historiography” (lecturer – Dr. Prof. O. M. Sukhyi)

“State Building in Western Ukrainian People’s Republic” (lecturer – Candidate of History, Docent O. Y. Pavlyshyn)

 

Didactics of History (lecturer – Candidate of History, Docent M. M. Mudryi

History of Ukraine of the late 18th – early 20th centuries (lecturer – Candidate of History, Docent M. M. Mudryi)

Oral History (lecturer – Candidate of History, Docent H. A. Bodnar)

Philosophy of History (lecturer – Candidate of History, Docent M. M. Mudryi)

Curriculum “Ukrainians at Lviv University” (lecturer – Candidate of History, Docent V. M. Kachmar)

Plans of workshops in the subject “Political History of Ukraine” for 4th-year students of the Faculty of Journalism (lecturer – Candidate of History, Docent V. M. Kachmar)

Syllabus “History of Ukraine” for 1st-year students of the Faculty of Journalism (lecturer – Candidate of History, Docent V. M. Kachmar)

Research

The lecturers of the Department work on the research project “Socio-political, national and ethnic processes in Western Ukrainian lands in the late 18th – 20th centuries” (supervised by Prof. O.M. Sukhyi). Representatives of the Department take part in conferences, they are also frequent reviewers of dissertations and contribute to the training of historians of the highest qualification. The Department offers full-time and part-time post-graduate programs. During 1995-2014, twenty-three dissertations were defended. V. S. Makarchuk, R. Ya. Berest, I. I. Fedyk, M. M. Mudryi, A. O. Malyk, I. L. Luchakivska, P. Ya. Bilian, V. V. Hulay, V. B. Blahyi, R. V. Popp, N. F. Mysak, V. F. Mandziak, H. A. Bodnar have defended their dissertation under the supervision of Prof. K. K. Kondratiuk; I. V. Kozlovskyi and A. M. Kozytskyi have defended their dissertations under the supervision of Docent Ya. I. Serkiz; V. I. Smoliy, L. I. Matiushko, A. Ya. Baylo, I. H. Lozynska, M. A. Oliynyk, O. Z. Kaminska, D. M. Kravets have defended their dissertations under the supervision of Prof. O. M. Sukhyi. R. Ya. Heneha defended his dissertation supervised by Docent M. M. Mydryi. Two doctoral dissertations have been defended under the supervision of Prof. K.K. Kondratiuk and Prof. O.M. Sukhyi.

Teaching materials published by the lecturers of the Department: “Ukrainian historiography of the late 19th – early 20th centuries” (K. Kondratiuk, Lviv, 2002); “Contemporary History of Ukraine. 1914-1945” (K. Kondratiuk, Lviv, 2007); “Lviv Region at the Time of Western Ukrainian People’s Republic (1918-1919)” (O. Pavlyshyn, Lviv, 2008); “Modern National Historiography of the Contemporary History of Ukraine (1914-2009)” (K. Kondratiuk, O. Sukhyi, Lviv, 2010); “Contemporary History of Ukraine. 1914-2008” (K. Kondratiuk, H. Bodnar, V. Kachmar, V. Holubko, Kyiv, 2011).

Main focus of research: national, political, social, cultural and intellectual history of Galicia in the late 19th – early 20th centuries. Publications: “Galicia between the East and the West. A Brief History of the 19th – early 20th centuries” (O. Sukhyi, Lviv, 1997; 1999); “National Idea in the Programs and Activities of Ukrainian Political Parties in Galicia (late 19th – early 20th centuries)” (O. Sukhyi, Lviv, 1998); “Ukrainian National Movement of the 1940s and 1950s: Ideology and Practice” (Yu. Kyrychuk, Lviv, 2003); “From the Russophiles to the Moscowphiles (the Russian factor in the public opinion and socio-political life of Galician Ukrainians in the 19th century”) (O. Sukhyi, 2003).

“Lviv. Everyday Life of the City Through the Eyes of Migrants from the Countryside (1940-80s)” (H. Bodnar, Lviv, 2010). The Department has published a collection of documents and archival materials: “The Moscowphile Movement: documents and materials” (preface, commentary and selection of documents by O. Sukhyi) (Lviv, 2001), as well as translation from Polish of the book “Democrats in the Political Life of Galicia in 1848-1873” by Zbigniew Fras (translated by Yu. Rodyk, Yu. Sahat, O. Sukhyi, scholarly editing and afterword by O. Sukhyi). The Department offers a post-graduate program in the History of Ukraine.

The lecturers of the Department co-organized several international research conferences “Lviv: City, Society, Culture” (1998, 2002, 2006, 2010), “The year 1939 in the Historical Destiny of Ukraine and the Ukrainians” (1999), “The Deportations of 1944-1951 (dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Operation ‘Wisla’) (2007), “The Golden September of 1939: Liberation or Occupation?” (2009, jointly with the Ukrainian Catholic University and the Memorial Museum for the Victims of Occupational Regimes “Lącki Street Prison”) etc. The Department fosters cooperation with the Departments of History of Ukraine in other Ukrainian universities (Ivano-Frankivsk, Kyiv, Lutsk, Ostroh, Ternopil, Chernivtsi), as well as research institutions of Poland.

Institute for Human Sciences Summer School

02.03.2020 | 17:13

June 28-July 4, 2020 (Vienna, Austria)
Deadline – March 22, 2020
This year’s summer school will explore how different political parties and movements draw from and mobilize different sites of democratic legitimacy. The summer school will be held at Burg Feistritz and offers the opportunity to work with leading democracy scholars across a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

We invite applications from humanities and social science PhD students, post-docs, and junior faculty who have received their PhD within...

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2020 Research Grants “Holodomor Research and Education Consortium” (Toronto)

31.01.2020 | 09:59

Deadline – March 1, 2020
Grants are intended to support research that expands our knowledge and understanding of the Holodomor; publication and translation of research results; preservation of materials; and organization of and participation in academic forums. Examples of research that could be supported include the policies of foreign governments during collectivization and the Holodomor; the fate of various groups living in Ukraine (ethnic, social) ; diaspora communities and their kin in Soviet Ukraine; and the Holodomor at the national and...

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Conference “Memory, Guilt and Shame”

24.01.2020 | 10:50

Gdansk, Poland, 26-27 March 2020 –
Deadline – 31 January 2020
http://uamoderna.com/conference/memory-guilt-and-shame?fbclid=IwAR2Bq4JwaGsF4bMzuVFHY3nojhwUFFfxncggou1IjrEDv6jqab2MS7JvMkE

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IV International Conference: “The Phenomenon of Europe: Women in History”

13.01.2020 | 10:17

Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
Faculty of History
Scientific Society of Students of the Faculty of History
Dear colleagues of the humanities faculties! We are pleased to invite you to participate in
IV International Conference: “The Phenomenon of Europe: Women in History”
The conference will be held on the 10-th of April 2020 at the Scientific Library of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (5, Drahomanova str., Lviv)
Working languages: Ukrainian, English, Russian, Polish.
The program of the conference...

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