ACLS Humanities Program in Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

2001 Awardees and Reports

In the third year of this program, the American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce awards in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine in two categories: Short-term Grants for Projects in the Humanities and Grants in Support of Publications. Awards were made to individuals doing exemplary work in the humanities during a time of crisis and contraction. Seventy-one awards were made in amounts from $2,000 to $5,000.

Reports are provided in .pdf format; you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader (available free of charge) if you do not already have it on your computer.

This program is made possible by funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. A list of recipients with city, institutional affiliation, and project title follows.

Short-term Grants for Projects in the Humanities


Mikalai BIASPAMIATNYKH (Belarus), Yanka Kupala Grodno State University, Grodno. Role of the humanitarian education of students in multicultural Grodno Region as the preparatory means for the intercultural communication.

Serguei BOCHAROV (Moscow), Institute of World Literature. M.M.Bakhtin's Collected Works in 7 volumes: scholarly preparation of the volumes 3, 4 (1) and 6. Report (PDF).

Olena BORYAK (Kyiv), M. Rylsky Art Studies, Folklore and Ethnology Institute. The ritual and mythology of a midwife; her place and role in everyday life of traditional Ukrainian society.

Valeriy BUSHAKOV (Ascania Nova), Institute of Oriental Studies, Ukraine. Geographic terms and other words composing the historic toponymy of Crimea. Report (PDF).

Volha DADZIYOMAVA (Minsk), Belarusian State Academy of Music. The systematic scientific study of music culture of Belarus of the 18th century in a social historical view.

Mikhail DOLBILOV (Voronezh), Voronezh State University. The emperor in a circle of counselors; cultural mechanisms of the autocratic governing in Russia, 1802-1905. Report (PDF).

Marina DOLGOUSHINA (Vologda), Vologda State Pedagogical University. Russian chamber vocal music in the 1st half of the 19 century as a historical and cultural phenomenon.

Elena DUSHECHKINA (St. Petersburg), St. Petersburg State University. Svetlana: name and image (a history during two centuries). Report (PDF).

Oleksandr DZYOBAN (Lviv), V. Stefanyk Lviv Scientific Library. Universal guide about the holdings of Manuscript Division of the Stefanyk Lviv Scientific Library. Report (PDF).

Natalia GUBKINA (St. Petersburg), Herzen State Pedagogical University. Jazz as a cultural and historical phenomenon in Russia of the 1920s-1930s.

Tetiana HOSHKO (Lviv), Ivan Franko Lviv National University. Magdeburg and Kulm laws: a comparative study on examples of Kyiv, Lviv, Chelmno, and Torun (14th-17th centuries). Report (PDF).

Aliaksandr HUZHALOUSKI (Minsk), Belarusian State University. History of the Belarusian everyday life from the late 1940s to the early 1950s as it is presented in the complaints to the communist party leaders.

Ihor HYRYCH (Kyiv), Institute of Ukrainian Archeography. Publication of Mikhailo Hrushevskyj Diary (1904-1910).

Ilya INISHEV (Minsk), European Humanities University. Development of curriculum and educational book on phenomenological philosophy.

Boris KAGANOVICH (St. Petersburg), Institute of Russian History. S.F.Oldenburg and the Russian Academy of Science.

Janna KNIAZEVA (St. Petersburg), Russian Institute of Art History. Music life in St. Petersburg and Vienna in the 19th century: multicultural aspect, mutual perceiving. Report (PDF).

Alexander KOLYBENKO (Pereyaslav-Khmelnitskyi), Pereyaslav-Khmelnitskyi State Pedagogical College, Ukraine. Population of Pereyaslavl Volost, center of medieval Pereyaslavl principality.

Natalia KRAINEVA (St. Petersburg), National Library of Russia. A. Akhmatova correspondence: publication of letters to A. Akhmatova from her son L. Gumilev, famous people, and ordinary readers. Report (PDF).

Mikhail KRASIKOV (Kharkiv), Kharkiv State Polytechnic University. Russian and Ukrainian in Slobodskaya Ukraine: the dialogue or clashing of culture?

Sergei LEBEDEV (St. Petersburg), Institute of Russian History. The decline of Russian banking: 1917-1924.

Serhiy LEPYAVKO (Chernihiv), Chernigiv State Pedagogical University. The history of the Southeastern border of Polish-Lithuanian state: from the middle of the 15th to the middle of the 16th centuries.

Vasyl LISOVYI (Kyiv), Institute of Philosophy. The ethic of inter-ethnic relation and the formation of the political nation in contemporary Ukraine.

Sofia LOITER (Petrozavodsk), Karelian State Pedagogical University. Culture of childhood: children's folklore and children's mythology. Report (PDF).

Dmitri LYUKSHIN (Kazan), Kazan State Technological University. The Urals and Volga Regions of Russia: ethnic and confessional problems during the late imperial, Soviet, and post-Soviet periods, and methods of regulation.

Edibe MEDZHITOVA (Simferopol), V. Vernadskiy Tavrida National University. Specific features of the Northern (Steppe) dialect of the Crimean-Tatar language.

Oksana MIKHEYEVA (Donetsk), Donetsk State Institute of Artificial Intellect. The criminal nature in Donbass (1919-1929): the experience of transition historical periods. Report (PDF).

Yuri MOROZOV (Kyiv), TV broadcasting company "1+1". Jewish filmmakers in Ukraine, 1910-1945. Report (PDF).

Volodymyr NAKOPALO (Lviv oblast), State Historical Architectural Reserve in Zhovkva. Typology of architectonic forms of the Renaissance building of Zhovkva.

Ina NAZINA (Minsk), Belarusian State Academy of Music. Traditional music instrumental culture of Belarusians.

Zhanna NEKRASHEVICH (Minsk), Belarusian State University. Literature in Latin of Belarus of the 16th-17th centuries: poetry, epistolary works, polemical public writing. Report (PDF).

Viacheslav NOSEVICH (Minsk), Belarusian Research Center of Electronic Records. The model of the life cycle of a peasant household in Belarus of the second half of the 18th and the first half of the 19th centuries. Report (PDF).

Olena OHNEVA (Kyiv), Institute of Oriental Studies. The art of Northern Buddhism in the museums of Ukraine (17th- 20th centuries).

Ihor ORZHYTSKIY (Kharkiv), H. Skovoroda Kharkiv Pedagogical University. Literary process in the Andean Region (Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador) during the 20th century: an ethnocultural perspective.

Elena OZNOBKINA (Moscow), Institute of Philosophy. Philosophy and modern theory of punishment: research of classic and modern theories and social practices of punishment. Report (PDF).

Volodymyr PASHUK (Lviv), I. Krypiakevych Institute of Ukrainian Studies. Policy of liberalization in the Habsburg Empire and its impact on the national and democratic processes in Galicia in the 1860s.

Andrej PAVLOV (St. Petersburg), Institute of Russian History. Personalities and structure of the Russian ruling elite in the first half of the 17th century. Report (PDF).

Margarita PAVLOVA (St. Petersburg), Institute of Russian Literature. Publication of short prose of Fedor Sologub: tales, stories, novellas, fairy-tales, and legends. Report (PDF).

Oleh PAVLYSHYN (Lviv), Ivan Franko Lviv National University. Creation of National States in the Post-Imperial period; ZUNR history in comparative aspect.

Elena PEREKHVALSKAYA (St. Petersburg), St. Petersburg State University. Linguistic and cultural shift within Lower-Amur nations.

Ihor PIDKOVA (Lviv), Ivan Franko Lviv National University. Lexicon of World History.

Tamara POLESHCHUK (Lviv), Ivan Franko Lviv National University. The history of Russia in the 19th-the beginning of the 20th centuries.

Olga POLOVINKINA (Vladimir), Vladimir State Pedagogical University. Metaphysical poetry in the American literary tradition.

Volodymyr PRYSHLYAK (Lutsk), Lesya Ukrainka Volyn State University. The Hetmanate: Politics and Society in the 1670s-1780s. Report (PDF).

Irina RAZUMOVA (St. Petersburg), State Polar (Polyarnaya) Academy. Folklore traditions of contemporary Russian province: programs and recommendations for higher education and secondary school. Report (PDF).

Tatiana ROSHCHYNA (Minsk), National Library of Belarus. Union catalog of publications in Latin type printed in Grand Duchy of Lithuania in the 16th-17th centuries.

Oksana RYBAK (Lviv), Lviv Academy of Arts. Women's movement in Western Ukraine throughout the 19th-the beginning of the 20th centuries: typological identification and European cultural-historical context. Report (PDF).

Irina SERHEYEVA (Kyiv), V. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine. Catalogue of illuminated pinkasim-record books of Jewish communities in Ukraine of the late 18th-the beginning of 20th centuries.

Rostyslav SHMAHALO (Lviv), Lviv Academy of Arts. Art education of Ukraine of the end of the 19th-the beginning of the 20 centuries: persons, traditions, and international relations. Report (PDF).

Aliaksandr SMALIANCHUK (Grodno), Yanka Kupala Grodno State University. "Krajnost" and Belarusian national movement: the end of the 19th-the beginning of the 20th centuries-1918. Report (PDF).

Larisa SMOLSKA (Lviv), Lviv Theological Academy. Lingua Latina: grammar, vocabularies, and a book of reading.

Dmytro STUS (Kyiv), T. Shevchenko Institute of Literature. Vasyl Stus: life as creativity (scholarly historical-literary biography). Report (PDF).

Mikhail SVERDLOV (Moscow), Institute of World Literature. Idea of childhood in English literature for children (the 17th-19th centuries).

Alexander TROSHIN (Moscow), Cinema Art Institute. Hungarian cinema in changing time: subject, hero, stage managers, styles.

Pavel TSHERBININ (Tambov), Tambov State University. War factor impact on Russian woman everyday life, the 19th- early 20th centuries. Report (PDF).

Maya TUROVSKAYA (Moscow), Cinema Art Institute. Soviet Atlantis: people and objects (social utopianism versus subconscious traditionalism of private "byt").

Ilya UTEKHIN (St. Petersburg), European University at St. Petersburg. Poetics of complaint: the discourse of the letter addresses by citizens to high officials (1950s-1060s) as a phenomenon of Russian language and culture. Report (PDF).

Yelena VASSILIEVA (St. Petersburg), St. Petersburg University of Art and Culture. The "New Jerusalem" school-an unknown page of the Russian music of the New times.

Vladimir VLADIMIROV (Barnaul), Altai State University. The formation and migration of the population of South Western Siberia in the 18th-early 20th centuries. Report (PDF).

Yurii VOLOSHYN (Poltava), Poltava State Pedagogical University. Old-believers in the Left-bank Ukraine in the first half of the 19th century. Report (PDF).

Vitalii VOROBJEV (Omsk), Omsk State University. The influence of periodical press of Siberia on social and political life of the region in 1905-1917. Report (PDF).

Iryna VORONCHUK (Kyiv), Institute of Ukrainian Archeography. Volhinia in the 16th-first half of the 17th century: historical and demographic aspects. Report (PDF).

Marina YUZHANINOVA (Ekaterinburg), Ethnographic Bureau. Mythology time: exposition for museum complex of the Khanty-Mansiysk State District Museum of Nature and Man.

Valery ZHUK (Minsk), Art Studies, Ethnography, and Folklore Institute. The development of artistic ceramics in Belarus in the 18th-the beginning of the 20th centuries. Report (PDF).

Publication Support Grants

Vladimir FEDIUK (Yaroslavl), Yaroslavl State University. History of the VKP(b), the Brief course: old and new editions with the historiographical comments.

Tatyana LAPTEVA (Moscow), Russian State Archives of Ancient Records. Bibliography of the published documents, letters, and manuscripts by Catherine the Great.

Natalia NUSSINOVA (Moscow), Cinema Art Institute. Russian Émigré Cinema in US and Europe in the 1920s and 1930's.

Anatolii RUSNACHENKO (Kyiv), International Institute of Linguistic and Law. National resistance movements in Ukraine, Belarus, and the Baltic republics in the 1940s-middle 1950s.

Galina SOMINICH (St. Petersburg), Leningrad Region State University. Administrative and political elite of the St. Petersburg-Petrograd province. 1900-1917. A reference book.

Serhii VAKULENKO (Kharkiv), H. Skovoroda Kharkiv Pedagogical University. Transactions of Kharkiv Historic-Philological Society, publication of the 9th volume.

Leonid ZASHKILNYAK (Lviv), Ivan Franko Lviv National University. History of Poland: the textbook for Ukrainian universities.