Yaroslav Hrytsak

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Yaroslav Hrytsak
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Born (1960-01-01) January 1, 1960 (age 63)
Dovhe, [1] Lviv Oblast, Ukrainian SSR
Education University of Lviv
Occupation(s)Historian, professor

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. [1] He has been director of the Institute for Historical Research, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv since 1992. [2]

In 1998 he won an award of "Przegląd Wschodni" for the best foreign book on Eastern Europe. [1] 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 [3] and the Jerzy Giedroyc Award (founded by Maria Curie-Skłodowska University) in 2014. [4]


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