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|Born||January 1, 1960|
Dovhe,  Lviv Oblast, Ukrainian SSR
|Education||University of Lviv|
Yaroslav Hrytsak (Ukrainian : Ярослав Грицак; born 1 January 1960) is a Ukrainian historian, Doctor of Historical Sciences and professor of the Ukrainian Catholic University. Director of the Institute for Historical Studies of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. Guest professor (1996-2009) at Central European University in Budapest; First Vice-President (1999-2005) of the International Association of Ukrainians. Chief editor of the scientific journal "Ukraine Modern". Member of the editorial board of the journals Ab Imperio, Critique, Slavic Review, and a member of the supervisory board of Harvard Ukrainian Studies. Honorary Professor of NaUKMA.
He gained his PhD in 1987 at University of Lviv. Hrytsak passed his habilitation in 1996.  He has been director of the Institute for Historical Research, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv since 1992. 
In 1998 he won an award of "Przegląd Wschodni" for the best foreign book on Eastern Europe.  For his book about Ivan Franko he won the Antonovych prize for Intellectual Achievements and the "Best Book in Ukraine" from the leading Ukrainian magazine Кореспондент  and the Jerzy Giedroyc Award (founded by Maria Curie-Skłodowska University) in 2014. 
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