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On July 14 this year, the Recruitment Committee for the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship programme of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage announced successful candidates for the programme. During the second recruitment process held this year 18 applications were submitted for the scholarship programme, out of which the Committee selected five research proposals, three for the Senior Programme and two for the Junior Programme. Fellowships have been awarded to the following researchers:

  • Taras Lawruk, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University of Ukraine, Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk, Junior Programme: the aim of the project is to conduct ethnological and anthropological research on the people of the Eastern Carpathians and to prepare a work on the history of research on this subject, which was carried out in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Dr. Melinda Harlov- Csortán, Apor Vilmos College, Institute of Advanced Studies in Kőszeg, Hungary. Senior Programme: The aim of the project is to prepare a research paper on the history of the monument protection system in Poland after World War II and to compare the Polish system with the Hungarian one.
  • Dr. Bryce Lease, Royal Holloway University, UK. Senior Programme: a project addressing contemporary research on memory cultures and the impact of this phenomenon on Polish theatre after WWII and today.
  • Aliaksandr Shuba, independent researcher currently associated with Weimar Universität in Germany, Belarus. Junior programme: the aim of the project is to prepare a study on the history of urban planning in the work of researchers from the USSR and the countries of the Eastern Bloc, incl. Edmund Goldzamt and Halina Gurianowa.
  • Dr hab. Iryna Malyshko, independent researcher, Ukraine. Senior Programme: the aim of the project is to conduct historical research that will enable the completion of work on the book "The World of the Wild South-East" devoted to the multicultural history of eastern Ukraine.

 
XXIII edition (March – July 2021)

On February 10, 2021, the International Cultural Centre hosted a meeting of the Recruitment Committee for the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship programme. The ICC received 15 applications from 4 countries.

The successful candidates are:

  • prof. Sergiu Musteata (Moldova, The Faculty of History and Geography, Ion Creanga State Pedagogical University) – the aim of the project is the analysis of Polish and European policies regarding the protection of cultural heritage (Senior Programme);
  • dr Stanisław Wołoszczenko (Ukraine, employee of the Pereiaslav-Vishniev Diocese, head of the research project on the Handwritten and Printed Heritage of the Kiev Church: archives, libraries and museums) – the aim of the project is to conduct research on eastern manuscripts in the collections of the Jagiellonian Library (Senior Programme);
  • dr Aleksandar Zlatanov (Bulgaria, The Faculty of History, University of Sofia) – the aim of the project is to analyse the relationship between Bulgarian politicians and the milieu of the Hotel Lambert in the years 1840–1870 (Senior Programme).


XXII edition (March – July 2020)

On January 20, 2020, the recruitment process for the 22nd edition of the Thesaurus Poloniae programme was closed. On January 23, a meeting of the Recruitment Committee took place at the International Cultural Centre. There were 35 submissions from 13 countries. Among the successful candidates were:

  • dr Iryna Gakh (Ukraine, Lviv National Academy of Arts, Lviv) – the aim of the project is to prepare a bilingual monograph presenting the life and work of Leon Getz (Senior Programme);
  • prof. Giedrė Mickūnaitė (Lithuania, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vilnius) – the aim of the project is to prepare an article involving an iconographic analysis of the Adoration of the Magi from the altar of the church dedicated to St. Peter and Paul in Drysviaty (Senior Programme);
  • Siriporn Srisinurai (Thailand, Faculty of Sociology & Anthropology, Thammasat University, Bangkok) – the aim of the research project is to identify and analyse the system of identification and classification of collections on the example of ethnographic museums in Krakow and Warsaw (Junior Programme);
  • dr Jan Wollner (Czech Republic, Academy of Art, Architecture and Design, Prague) – the aim of the project is to develop research on the cooperation between Polish and Czechoslovak artists in the late 1950s and 1960s (Senior Programme).


XXI edition (September – December 2019)

On June 18, 2019, the ICC hosted a meeting of the Recruitment Committee for the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship programme. Recruitment for the 21st edition of the program was carried out from April 29 to June 11, 2019. The ICC received 20 applications from 12 countries. Among the successful candidates were:

  • prof. Gordana Jovanović (Serbia, The Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade) – the aim of the project is to assess the impact of Florian Znaniecki's methodological work on the development of cultural psychology (Senior Programme);
  • Ahmed Nabaz Taher (Iraq, independent scholar) – the project focuses on the Polish 20th-century printmaking and its impact on the development of art and artistic education in Iraq (Junior Programme);
  • prof. Taku Shinohara (Japan, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) – the subject of the project is the culture of remembrance in Poland and Central Europe in relation to the history of the Jewish community in Galicia (Senior Programme).


XX edition (March – July 2019)

On February 1, 2019, a meeting of the Recruitment Committee for the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship programme of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage took place. 55 submissions were received. Submissions were sent from Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, France, Iraq, Japan, Canada, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, the UK, and Italy. The committee decided to award five scholarships.

The successful candidate were:

  • prof. Akiko Kasuya (Japan), Kyoto City University of Arts, Kioto. The aim of the project is to analyse Polish contemporary art in the context of ongoing social changes (Senior Programme);
  • dr Olena Kozakevycz (Ukraine), Institute of Ethnology, the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv. The aim of the project is to analyse examples of decorative arts of the Hutsul and Pokuttia regions in the collections of the National Museum in Krakow and the Ethnographic Museum in Krakow (Senior Programme);
  • Tatyana Zabłockaja (Belarus), Republican Institute of Higher Education of the Belarusian State University, Minsk. A research project dedicated to the museification of historical and cultural heritage of the Piarist Order in Belarus (Junior Programme).

 
XIX edition (September – December 2018)

On July 5, 2018, a meeting of the Recruitment Committee for the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship programme of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage took place. 40 applications were received, of which 29 for the Senior Programme (persons with a doctoral degree or the title of professor), and 11 for the Junior Programme (PhD students and junior employees of scientific institutions). Submissions came from 16 countries: Belarus (6), Brazil (1), Czech Republic (1), Fiji Islands (1), Georgia (1), Great Britain (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Lithuania (1), Macedonia (1), Russia (3), Romania (1), Serbia (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (17), USA (2).

Among the successful candidates were:

  • dr Katarzyna Konczewska, Belarus, Grodno, independent scholar. Senior Programme: the project concerns the research on the museum pieces and archives from the areas of today's Belarus, which are in the collections of the Ethnographic Museum in Krakow, and the preparation of a publication on tangible and intangible cultural heritage in western Belarus.
  • Ass. Prof. Erica Lehrer, Canada, Montreal, Concordia University. Senior Programme: the aim of the project is to analyse archival materials and to prepare a monograph on the culture of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust.
  • Dr hab. Henadz Sahanovich, Belarus, Minsk, European Humanities University in Vilnius. Senior Programme: the subject of the research project is the role of religion and language as factors integrating the national community in the multicultural areas of the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
  • Cristian Antim Bobicescu, Romania, Bucharest, the Romanian Academy of Sciences.Junior programme: the aim of the research is to prepare a study on Polish-Lithuanian-Moldovan relations at the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries.
  • Pavel Veljanoski, Macedonia, Skopje, SS Cyril and Methodius University. Junior programme: the project concerns Polish traces in the architecture and urban planning of Skopje, with particular emphasis on the contribution of Polish urban planners to its reconstruction after the earthquake in 1963.


XVIII edition (March – July 2018)

On February 1, 2018, a meeting of the Recruitment Committee for the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship program of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage took place. 59 submissions were received. Submissions came from Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine, and the USA. The committee decided to award seven scholarships.

The successful applicants were:

  • dr Marek Ďurčanský (Czech Republic), The Institute of History at the Charles University in Prague, Archive of the Charles University in Prague. Senior Programme: a project devoted to the relations of the University of Prague with Krakow’s scientific and cultural milieu during the period of autonomy (1867-1918);
  • prof. dr hab. Bohdan Cherkes (Ukraine), The Institute of Architecture at the Lviv Polytechnic National University, Lviv. Senior Programme: a project devoted to the work of Ignacy Drexler and his role in shaping modern urban planning in Poland;
  • dr Margarete Wach (Germany), University of Siegen and University of Tübingen, Cologne. Senior Programme: a project devoted to the amateur film movement and AKFs in daily newspapers;
  • dr Iryna Horban (Ukraine), Museum of Ethnography and Art Crafts, Lviv. Senior Programme: a project devoted to the loss of cultural property from Lviv museums during WW I and II and their restitution;
  • mgr Richard Gregor (Slovakia), the Faculty of History and Theory of Art and Architecture, the University of Trnava. Junior programme: a project devoted to neo-avant-garde art in Central Europe after 1945;
  • mgr Ivan Durgutovski (Macedonia), The European University, Skopje. Junior Programme: a project consisting in the author's visualization of Tadeusz Kantor and his work with the use of various media;
  • mgr Nune Srapyan (Armenia), independent scholar. Junior program: a project devoted to Armenian old prints in libraries in the territory of the First Republic of Poland.

 

XVII edition (September – December 2017)

On June 21 this year a meeting of the Recruitment Committee for the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship program of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage was held. 57 entries were received. Submissions came from Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Egypt, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Madagascar, Nepal, Serbia, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda, Slovakia, Ukraine, and the USA. The committee decided to award six scholarships.

 The successful applicants were:

  • dr Siarhei Hruntou (Belarus), The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, The Centre for Belarussian Culture, Language and Literature Research; Senior Programme: a project devoted to the analysis of the phenomenon of funeral chapels in parks of manor houses in the territory of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth;
  • dr Noemi Kertesz (Hungary), the University of Miskolc, Senior Programme: the project is devoted to the analysis of contemporary Polish literature relating to the subject of resettlement;
  • dr Nikola Krstovic (Serbia), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Philosophy, Centre for Museology and Heritology, Senior Programme: a project devoted to the heritage and memory culture in Central and Eastern Europe in the context of museum projects in Visegrad countries;
  • dr Piruz Mnatsakanyan (Armenia), Matenadaran, Mesrop Mashtots Research Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, Yerevan, Senior Programme: the aim of the project is to analyse the Armenian court book from Yazlovets as a source of knowledge about the history of Armenian life in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the 17th century;
  • dr Natalia Moussienko (Ukraine), National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Kiev, Senior Programme: a project devoted to the visual reception of events in Maidan in Kiev;
  • dr Andrij Stefanyshyn (Ukraine), National University of Lviv, The Faculty of Geography, Senior Programme: the aim of the project is to analyse Polish experiences in the use of industrial heritage for tourism.

 

XVI edition (March – July 2017)

On January 31, a meeting of the Recruitment Committee for the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship programme of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage took place. 51 submissions were received. Submissions came from Australia, Austria, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Lithuania, Latvia, Macedonia, New Zealand, Russia, Ukraine, and the USA. The committee decided to award seven scholarships.

The successful applicants were:

  • dr hab. Svitlana Linda (Ukraine), Lviv Polytechnic, Lviv.: Senior Programme: a project devoted to the role of the Lviv architectural school in the development of the theory and practice of Polish architecture after World War II;
  • dr Andrei Matsuk (Belarus), Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk: Senior Programme: a project devoted to the role of the nobility of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1697–1763;
  • dr Jakub Forst-Battaglia (Austria), independent scholar, Vienna; Senior Programme: a project addressing the role of Poland and its neighbours in the new political order after the First World War;
  • dr Bojan Blazhevski (Macedonia), independent scholar, journalist, Skopje: Senior Programme: urban design of Skopje 2014 in a political and architectural context;
  • Eleanor Shapiro (USA), The Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley: Junior Programme: analysis of cultural events promoting Jewish culture and heritage in small Polish towns;
  • Anna Ernhoffer (Hungary), Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest: Junior Programme: a project devoted to the relations between the political elites of Poland and Hungary in the early modern period in the light of correspondence;
  • dr Iveta Leitane (Latvia), University of Latvia, Riga: Senior Programme: a research project on the transfer of ideas between the academic circles of Poland, Courland and Livonia in the 16th-17th centuries.


XV edition (September – December 2016)

On July 6, a meeting of the Recruitment Committee for the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship program of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage took place. In connection with the second edition of the competition this year, 31 applications were submitted to the ICC. The Committee received submissions from Australia, Belarus, Croatia, Great Britain, Italy, the Russian Federation, Romania, Ukraine, and the USA. The committee decided to award six scholarships.

The successful applicants were:

  • prof. dr hab. Lubow Żwanko (Ukraine), the National University of Urban Economy in Kharkiv: Senior Programme: a research project on the activity of Poles in Kharkiv in the 19th and 20th centuries;
  • dr Claudia Florentina Dobre (Romania), Centre for Memory and Identity Studies, Bucharest: Senior Programme: comparative research on the social and cultural life in Kraków and Brasov during communism;
  • dr Katarzyna Konczewska (Belarus), independent scholar, Grodno: Senior Programme: ethnographic and anthropological research on the funeral customs of the Polish and Belarusian borderlands;
  • dr Nataša Urošević (Croatia), Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Pula: Senior Programme: research project on the development of the phenomenon of creative cities in Poland;
  • Maia Ipp (USA), San Francisco State University, San Francisco: Junior Programme: a project addressing contemporary Polish initiatives to commemorate the history of the Jewish community in Poland;
  • dr Elena Kucheyavaya (Russian Federation), Western Branch of the Russian Academy RANEPA, Kaliningrad: Senior Programme: a research project on the international cooperation in the field of culture on the example of Krakow.

 

XIV edition (March – July 2016)

  • Dr Nataliia Rudyka (Ukraine), Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts, Kyiv: Senior Programme: comparative research on medieval jewellery from Scandinavia, Poland and Kievan Rus;
  • Ola Khito (Syria), independent scholar, Damascus: Junior Programme: a research project on the processes of reconstruction of cultural heritage objects damaged during the war in the context of preserving national identity;
  • Miłosz Cybowski (Great Britain), University of Southampton, Southampton: Junior Programme: a research project addressing Polish-British political relations in the nineteenth century, the aim of which is to show the role of Poland, its history and culture in the public and political life of Great Britain in the early Victorian era;
  • Pieter De Messemaeker (Belgium), Gent University, Gent: Junior Programme: research project on the history of Polish youth political groups and associations active in the early 20th century in Belgium;
  • dr Claire Giraud-Labalte (France), Professor emeritus, Universite Catholique de l'Ouest: Senior Programme: a research project on Izabela Czartoryska and her family members' diaries and letters written during their travels. The aim of the research is to summarise and partially translate them;
  • dr Magdalina Mitreva (Bulgaria), University of Sofia, Sofia: Senior Programme: A research project addressing the traces of memory, histories and diplomatic relations of two Slavic states and nations over the centuries against the background of the current international situation in Europe and in the world.

 

XIII edition (September – December 2015)

  • Daria Cherkaska (Ukraine), The Centre for the Protection and Restoration of Monuments of History and Culture, Kyiv: Junior Programme: comparative studies on the archaeological heritage protection system in Poland and Ukraine;
  • prof. Zuelika Martinez (Mexico), University of Mexico, Mexico City:  Senior Programme: a project addressing the philosophical thought in the theatre of Tadeusz Kantor;
  • dr hab. Ihor Skoczylas (Ukraine), Ukrainian Catholic University, Kiev: Senior Programme: a project on the influence of the culture and heritage of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth on the contemporary development of the national identities of Ukrainians and Belarusians;
  • dr Gediminas Lesmaitis (Lithuania), independent scholar, Vilnius: Senior Programme: a research project on the letters and documents related to Sigismund II Augustus;
  • dr Stsiapan Stureika (Belarus), European Humanities University, Vilnius: Senior Programme:research for the upcoming publication on the influence of cultural anthropology on the research on architectural heritage;
  • prof. Violeta Tipa (Moldova), Academy of Sciences,Kishinev: Senior Programme: research for the upcoming publication on Polish animated film;
  • Steven Mueller (Germany), University of Jena, Junior Programme: historical research on the influence of the political system of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth on political reforms in Russia after 1730.

 

XII edition (March – July 2015)

  • Ola Khito (Syria), Damascus University, Damascus: Junior Programme: a research project devoted to the process of reconstruction of cultural heritage objects damaged during the war and the impact of reconstruction on preserving national identity;
  • prof. dr hab. Adam Maldzis (Belarus), Institute of Literature of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk: – Senior Programme: research for the upcoming publication on Krakow as a centre activating the development of Belarusian culture from the Middle Ages to the 20th century;
  • dr Natalia Sindetskaja (Estonia), University of Tallin, Tallin: Senior Programme: the aim of the project is to prepare a study on Polish students in Dorpat;
  • Ass. Prof. Jason Francisco (USA), Emory University, Film & Media Studies, Atlanta: Senior Programme:the aim of the project is the continuation of research devoted to the site of the former KL Płaszów and the prospects for its development in the context of restoring memory;
  • Oksana Tsybulko (Ukraine), Donetsk National University, Donetsk: Junior Programme: the aim of the project is to conduct research and complete work on a monograph on the development of conceptualism in Ukraine, Russia and Poland;
  • Mariya Kret (Ukraine), Ivan Franko National University, Lviv: Junior Programme: the aim of the project is to conduct research on Polish experiences in the field of revitalisation of historic urban complexes;
  • Mariana Mosorko (Ukraine), Vasyl Stafanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk: Junior Programme: The aim of the project is to conduct research on everyday life in Eastern Galicia during the Second World War and to prepare a monograph entitled Everyday life of the Polish population of Galicia in 1939–1944.

 
XI edition (September–December 2014)

  • Aisha Darwish (Syria), PhD candidate at the Sapienza University in Rome (conservation of monuments) – Junior Programme: Analysis of the methods of reconstruction of selected objects of cultural heritage in Europe, destroyed during the war;
  • Jürgen Joseph Kaumkötter (Germany), PhD candidate at the University of Osnabrück (art history) – Junior Programme: research on Polish art from the Second World War, with particular emphasis on works created by prisoners of KL Auschwitz; reconstruction of the exhibition Degenerated Art;
  • Dorina Khalil-Butucioc (Moldova), researcher at the Institute of Cultural Heritage of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova – Junior Programme: the aim of the project is to collect materials for a comparative analysis of Polish and Moldovan dramaturgy after 1989;
  • dr hab. Aleksandr Musin (Russia), researcher at the Institute of History of Material Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg – Senior Programme: Forgotten treasury of Polish culture: Archives of the Imperial Archaeological Commission in St. Petersburg (1859–1917) and its importance for the cultural heritage of Poland;
  • Nina Netuzhylova (Ukraine), architect – Junior Programme: Comparative analysis of the built environment of Krakow and Lviv in the context of post-industrial heritage and management methods;
  • dr Oleh Rybczynski (Ukraine), The Department of Conservation of Monuments of Architecture, Lviv Polytechnic National University – Senior Programme: City squares of Galicia, Volhynia and Podolia as the common heritage of Poland and Ukraine;
  • dr Regina Wenninger (Germany), Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich –Senior Programme: The impact of the Polish post-war avant-garde on West German art critics around 1960.

 

X edition (March–July 2014)

  • dr hab. Istvan Kovacs, independent scholar, Hungary; Senior Programme – the project concerns the preparation of the next volume of the biographical dictionary of Polish participants of the Hungarian Spring of Nations;
  • prof. dr hab. Yaroslav Hrytsak, Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine; Senior Programme – project entitled The Life and Work of Ivan Franko from the Krakow Perspective;
  • Ass. Prof.  Jacob Juntunen, Southern Illinois University, Carbonale, Ill. USA; Senior Programme – the project is related to the preparation of a monograph entitled The politics of Kantor’s performance;
  • dr Dalia Shebl Said, Kafr-elsheik University, Egypt; Senior Programme – Historical building – modern use. Rehabilitation is a sustainable concept over time and space, a project devoted to comparing the methodology of monument protection in Poland and Egypt;
  • Ass. Prof. Marius Stan, University of Bucharest, Romania; Senior Programme – research conducted for the dissertation The intersection between art and politics: the cases of Romanian & Polish Avant-Garde;
  • inż. Andrij Saljuk, President of the Foundation for the Protection of Monuments of Lviv, Ukraine; Junior Programme – preparation of the monograph of the Boim Chapel in Lviv.

 

IX edition (September–December 2013)

  • Sona Khechikyan, High School N8, Alaverdi; Fridtjof Nansen Foundation of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia; Junior Programme – a monograph on the work of Teodor Axentowicz;
  • Zvonimir Milanović, University of Pula, Faculty of Humanities, Pula, Croatia; Junior Programme – Polish humanism and Croatian humanism in the early modern era. Ideas, relationships and parallels;
  • Anastasiia Obarchuk, Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine, Rivne, Ukraine; Junior Programme – From the forest and steppe. Pictures and souvenirs: The aim of the project is to translate into Ukrainian the 3rd part of the Wołyń trilogy by J.T. Stecki;
  • prof. Alexandr Osipian, Kramatorsk Institute of Economics & Humanities, Dep. of History and Cultural Studies, Kramatorsk, Ukraine; Senior Programme – Mercantilism and urban development: the perception of Armenian and Jewish commercial diasporas in Polish intellectual thought (1550–1650);
  • dr hab. Aron Petneki, independent scholar, Budapest, Hungary; Senior Programme – monograph titled The Hungarian past of Krakow.

 

VIII edition (March 2013 – July 2013)

  • Doc. dr Jurij Biriulow, The Lviv Polytechnic National University, Lviv, Ukraine; Senior Programme – the subject of the project is the preparation of a monograph titled Lwów 1880–1918. Nowe oblicze artystyczne;
  • Laszlo Ferenczi, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary; Junior Programme – a project on the Polish Cistercian monastic estates in the late Middle Ages in the economic, historical and social context;
  • Samuel Morrison Gallacher, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca, Italy, and ICOM Europe; Junior Programme – the research focuses on museum objects that were included in art collections as gifts and constituted an element of 16th-century diplomacy, their historical and cultural value;
  • Katarzyna Korycki, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Junior Programme – a project addressing the legal aspects that are applicable to memory research;
  • dr Olimpia Mitric, Stefan cel Mare University in Suceava, Suceava, Romania; Senior Programme – the project addressing old Polish manuscripts and prints that have survived in Moldova;
  • Viktorija Pimpyte, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania; Junior Programme – the project concerns research on the practices of conservators of monuments in Krakow and Vilnius in the interwar period;
  • dr Katia Vandenborre, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium; Senior Programme – the project concerns the preparation of the first monograph in French devoted to Polish literary fairy tales.

 

VII edition (September 2012 – November 2012)

  • Joanna Bardzińska, Alcalá de Henares University, Madrid, Spain; Junior Programme – the researcher intends to carry out two projects in Krakow; the first concerns the work of Nina Polan, a Polish artist and actress associated with Spain; the second is devoted to the preparation of the Spanish edition of Krzysztof Kieślowski's autobiography;
  • Tim Buchen, Otto-Friedrich-Universität, Bamberg, Germany; Senior Programme – the project concerns the political relations of the nineteenth-century elites of Galicia and the capital city of Vienna, and the study of the history of political and social activities of Galician activists Josef S. Bloch and Stanisław Stojałowski;
  • Volodymyr Hutsul, Historical Reconstruction Society in Uzhorod. Ukraine; Senior Programme – the aim of the project is to prepare a monograph of the painting Bitwa pod Orszą;
  • Wu Lan, Beijing Language and Cultural Center for Diplomatic Missions, Beijing, China; Senior Programme – the aim of the project is to research and translate into Chinese selected texts by Czesław Miłosz;
  • Peter Michalík, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia; Junior Programme – the aim of the project is to present the role of Krakow as a place of remembrance; the project is part of the candidate's doctoral dissertation on the identity of Central European cities;
  • Ivanna Papa, Ivan Franko University in Lviv, Ukraine; Junior Programme – research project on the history of historians associated with Lviv in the early 20th century.

 

VI edition (May 2012 – July 2012)

  • Prof. Viktorija Aladžic, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia; Senior Programme: the subject of the project is to prepare a comparative analysis of spatial development of Subotica and Krakow in the 19th and early 20th centuries;
  • dr Konstantin Erusalimskiy, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia; Senior Programme: the subject of the project is an analysis of the history of Russian emigration in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the 16th and 17th centuries;
  • dr hab. Petr Kaleta, the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic; Senior Programme: the subject of the project is to collect the missing materials for the publication titled Galician ethnography of the 19th century;
  • dr Natalija Katrenčikova, Volyn Institute for Economics and Management, Lutsk,  Ukraine; Junior Programme: the aim of the project is to examine and compare the cultural policies implemented by the V4 countries after 1989;
  • dr Robert Pyrah, University of Oxford, UK; Senior Programme: the aim of the research project is the development of a monograph on Lviv;
  • dr Mahmood Shahabi, Allameh Tabatabai University, Teheran, Iran; Senior Programme: the subject of the project is a comparative analysis of youth culture in Poland and Iran in the era of globalisation;
  • prof. Peter Swirski, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Finland / Canada; Senior Programme: the project concerns the preparation of a publication devoted to the work of Stanisław Lem.

 

V edition (September 2011 – November 2011)

  • Dr Patrice Marie Dabrowski, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA; Senior Programme: two research projects: the first concerns the history of shaping the Polish national identity; the second is devoted to the multicultural context of the Polish-Ukrainian borderland;
  • dr Yewsei Gendel, Minsk, Belarus; Senior Programme: the subject of the project is the history of the formation of the Belarusian national identity as seen through the relations between Belarusians and Russians, Poles and Jews;
  • dr hab. Oleg Odnorożenko, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine; Senior Programme: the subject of the project is the formation and development of the Ruthenian family heraldry in the period from the 14th to the 18th century;
  • dr Anežka Šimkova, Olomouc Museum of Art, Czech Republic; Senior Programme: the aim of the project is to compare the artistic trends in the Polish and Czech art in the early 20th century;
  • Tomoko Kakuyama, School of Cultural Science, Saitama University, Japan; Junior Programme: The aim of the project is to conduct research on the development of modernism in Polish applied arts in the early 20th century.

 

IV edition (May 2011 – July 2011)

  • Ayla Ağayeva, Baku Slavic University, The Centre for Polish Language and Culture; Baku, Azerbaijan; Junior Programme: the project concerns research on Polish ethnography and the preparation of a lexicon of Polish ethnography in the Azerbaijani language;
  • Tetiana Kovalchuk, The National University of Ostroh Academy, Ostroh, Ukraine; Junior Programme: research on the history of tourism development in the region of Volyn and Polesia-Volyn in the period of the Second Polish Republic;
  • Ekaterina Kuzavleva, The Faculty of History and International Relations, Bryansk State University, Russia; Junior Programme: the project is devoted to historical politics and the shaping of national identity in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe after 1991;
  • dr hab. Valentin Constantinov, Tiraspol State University, Chisinau, Moldova; Senior Programme: the project concerns research on the cultural influences of the Republic of Poland in Moldova in the period of the 16th and 17th centuries;
  • dr hab. Jan Sucháček, Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic; Senior Programme: the aim of the project is to prepare a monograph on the spatial impact of the European integration process in relation to Poland and selected examples from the territories of the Member States;
  • dr Bela Tsipuria, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia; Senior Programme: The research project is to show the issues of the ideologization of culture by analysing the influence of Soviet ideology and the resistance expressed in national literature, with particular emphasis on the role of Polish culture.

 

III edition (September 2010 – November 2010)

  • Michaela Carpea, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Psychology and Education; Bucharest, Romania; a project devoted to comparing the processes of political and economic transformation in Poland and Romania;
  • Tomáš Koptak, University of Trnava, Slovakia; the aim of the project is to investigate the relationship between Cistercian abbeys in Slovakia and Poland;
  • Margarita Korzo, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Department of Ethics; Moscow, Russia; a project devoted to the analysis of the processes of shaping the identity of Polish and Lithuanian Evangelicals in the 16th and the first half of the 17th century.
  • Kyrill Kunakhovich, Princeton University, History Department; the project concerns the history of culture of the socialist period in the Eastern Bloc;
  • Maud Guichard Marneur, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris; the project concerns the history of Polish museology as an expression of narratives about national identity;
  • Leonardo Masi, L. Cherubini Conservatory of Music in Florence;  University of Milan; Florence, Italy; the project concerns the preparation of the first monograph of Karol Szymanowski in Italy;
  • Piruz Mnatsakanyan, Correspondent of the newspaper of the Ministry of Diaspora "Armenians Today"; Warsaw, Poland;the project concerns archival research related to the history of Armenians in Poland.

 

Edition II (May 2010 – July 2010)

  • Prof. dr hab. Csaba Kiss, Institute of Literary Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary; Senior Programme: a project concerning a guide to Polish culture, addressed to a Hungarian audience;
  • Viktória Kellermann, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliscsaba, Hungary; Junior Programme: the project concerns the deconstruction of Polish national myths;
  • Prof. Oscar E. Swan, University of Pittsburgh. Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, USA; Senior Programme: project for the expansion of an online Polish-English dictionary.

 

Edition I (November 2009 – January 2010)

  • Prof. Mykoła Riabczuk – Ukrainian literary critic, essayist and journalist, employee of the Institute of Cultural Policy in Kiev and the Centre for European Studies at the University of Kiev-Mohyla Academy;
  • Dr Żanna Komar – art and architecture historian; researcher at the Faculty of Architecture of the National Technical University of Ivano-Frankivsk (formerly Stanisławów); lectures on art history and history of architecture;
  • Józef Porzecki – Polish social activist in Belarus, author of many historical articles; in 1990–1995 he studied history at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń.

 

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