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Department of Historical Area Studies
- About the Department
- Lecturers' schedule
About the Department
The department consists of two Doctors Professors V.Ye. Holubko and B.Z. Yakymovych, eight Candidates of History (including Docents A.V. Serediak, T.H. Maryskevych, R.Ya. Heneha, I.I. Fedyk, I.M. Mraka), Senior Secretary, Candidate of History V. Ye. Rutar
In the academic year 2000/2001, the new speciality “Historical regional study” was set up. The department runs the course “History of Ukraine” at all other faculties. Apart from a major course “Historical regional study” lecturers of the department provide such optional courses as “Ivan Franko and the Publishing Process” (conducted by Professor Yakymovych B.Z.); “Armed Defence Problems of the Sovereignty of Ukraine by Governments in the course of 1917-1920” (conducted by Professor Holubko V. Ye.); “Fights and Battles in Halychyna and Transcarpathia in the first half of the 20th century” (conducted by Docent Fedyk I.I.); “Social and Public Life in Lviv in the 1940s-50s ” (conducted by Docent Heneha R.Ya.); “Halychyna in European History” (conducted by Docent Serediak A.V.); “Castles and Fortresses in Western Ukraine” (conducted by Docent Maryskevych T.H.); “Polish Scientific Societies in Lviv at the end of the 19th – the first half of the 20th century” (conducted by Docent Masyk R.V.); “Lviv during Military Conflicts in the 17th to 20th centuries” (conducted by Mraka I.B.); “Ukrainian-Polish Relationships in Western Ukraine in the Inter-war Period” (conducted by Docent Kalyniak L.D.).
The members of the department are actively involved in research as well as in educational and methodological work. In 2006, the textbook “Historical Area Studies” (Part 1) was published. Here the history of area studies movement in Ukraine as well as trends in current regional study are shown. In 2011, the series of lectures “Historical Study. Trends and Methods of Historical Area Studies” was set up. The department regularly organizes local history conferences “Historical Relics of Halychyna”. During 2001-2010 five conferences were held, and the findings were published in the collections of scholarly papers.
During their internship, students specializing in “Historical Area Studies ” acquire the experience of being Lviv guides.
Lecturers’ articles are regularly published in local and professional journals. A number of methodological works were issued recently. Among them there is “A Syllabus of the Course “Historical Area Studies”, “A Syllabus of the Course “History of Ukraine” for University Students”, “Seminar Plans of the Course “History of Ukraine” for First-year Students”.
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...Read more »
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...
Gdansk, Poland, 26-27 March 2020 –
Deadline – 31 January 2020
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...