The recruitment process for the 13th edition of the Thesaurus Poloniae fellowship has been completed. The Recruitment Committee has looked into 42 applications, 23 of which were submitted for the Senior Programme (for PhD and Professor degree holders), while 19 for the Junior Programme (doctoral candidates and junior employees at scientific institutions).
Fellowship applications were submitted from 18 countries, including Armenia (2), Austria (2), Belarus (2), Bulgaria (1), Canada (3), Georgia (1), Germany (1), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (1), Lithuania (1), Mexico (1), Moldova (1), Romania (1), Russia (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (19), USA (1), and Uzbekistan (1).
From the submitted applications the Recruitment Committee has selected the following candidates:
- Daria Cherkaska (Ukraine), Centre for the Protection and Conservation of Historic and Cultural Heritage, Kiev: Junior Programme: comparative studies on the system of protection of archaeological heritage in Poland and Ukraine.
- Professor Zuelika Martinez (Mexico), University of Mexico, Mexico City: Senior Programme: project on philosophical thought in the theatre of Tadeusz Kantor.
- Dr. hab. Ihor Skoczylas (Ukraine), Ukrainian Catholic University, Kiev: Senior Programme: project on the influence of culture and heritage of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth on the contemporary development of the national identity of Ukrainians and Belarusians.
- Dr. Gediminas Lesmaitis (Lithuania), independent scholar, Vilnius: Senior Programme: project on the letters and documents related to King Sigismund II Augustus.
- Dr. Stsiapan Stureika (Belarus), European Humanities University, Vilnius: Senior Programme: project focused on the development of a publication on the impact of cultural anthropology on the research on architectural heritage.
- Professor Violeta Tipa (Moldova), Academy of Sciences, Chișinău: Senior Programme: project focused on the development of a publication on the Polish animated film.
- Steven Mueller (Germany), University of Jena, Junior Programme: project involving the historical research on the impact of the political system of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth on the political reforms in Russia after 1730.
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