We already know the scholarship holders of the 26th edition of Thesaurus Poloniae

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On July 6, 2022 the meeting of the Recruitment Committee for the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship program took place. The program was established by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland. 4 scholarships were awarded.


The Committee received 53 applications from 9 countries: Belarus, Bulgaria, Denmark, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Slovenia, Ukraine, and United Kingdom.

4 scholarships were awarded in the Senior Program. During the time of the scholarship:


  • Ihor Lylo, PhD (Ukraine, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv) will carry out research on Galician literature about cuisine and cooking; he will prepare an analysis of the social history of Galicia from the point of view of food distribution;
  • Lidija Rezoničnik, PhD (Slovenia, University of Ljubljana) will conduct an archival query on the work of prof. Wojsław Molè – an art historian working on the culture of South Slavs – from the time when he resided in Krakow;
  • prof. Nana Sharikadze (Georgia, Tbilisi State Conservatoire) will write a monograph on the history of Georgian music in the 20th century, taking into account the importance of Polish post-war music for the development of Georgian musical culture;
  • Bohdan Tykholoz, PhD (Ukraine,Ivan Franko National University of Lviv) will perform a comparative analysis of two spa resorts in Galicia: Zakopane and Kryvorivnia, and their importance in the development of national cultures.


In 2009, the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland established the Thesaurus Poloniae scholarship program, which has been implemented by the ICC from the very beginning. Scientists working in the field of history, art history, sociology, ethnography as well as cultural anthropology and other related sciences may apply for the scholarship. The Thesaurus Poloniae program is aimed at people who are not Polish citizens. The awarded scholars conduct their research in Krakow for three months.

More information about the program and the application procedure can be found on the
Thesaurus Program website.



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