ACLS Humanities Program in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine

2002 Awardees and Reports

In the fourth year of this program, the American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce the awarding of Short-term Grants for Projects in the Humanities and Publication Support Grants in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. Awards were made to individuals doing exemplary work in the humanities during a time of crisis and contraction. Eighty-one awards were made in amounts from $1,000 to $5,000.

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


Olga ABRAMENKO, Academic Gymnasia of St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia. The Roma bilingual children: linguistics and education.

Vladimir ARAKCHEEV, Pskov State Pedagogical Institute, Pskov, Russia. Land registration and enserfment in Russia in the late 16th-early 17th centuries. Report (PDF).

Marta BOYANIVSKA, Lviv Theological Academy, Lviv, Ukraine. Collection of the Peremyshl Greek Catholic capitule: description of the Cyrillic manuscripts.

Oleg BUDNITSKII, Institute of Russian History, Moscow, Russia. Ambassador of non-existent state: Boris Bakhmetev and the search for new Russia. Report (PDF).

Olena CHERNENKO, V. Tarnovsky Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum, Chernihiv, Ukraine. Old Russian antiquates in the V. Tarnovsky Chernihiv Regional Historical Museum.

Boris DANILENKO, Synod Library of Moscow Patriarchate, Moscow, Russia. Research and description of unpublished materials of the Orthodox Theological Encyclopedia (1900-1917). 

Ludmila DANILOVA, Russian Instite of Art History, St. Petersburg, Russia. "The Diary" of S.I. Smirnova-Sazonova: publication, commentary, introduction. Report (PDF).

Mikalai DANILOVICH, Grodno Yanka Kupala State University, Grodno, Belarus. Phraseology of local dialects of Hrodzenshchyna (Grodnenskaya province) vs phraseology of the Belarusian literary language.

Nataliya DARCHUK, Shevshenko Kyiv National University, Kyiv, Ukraine. The computer database "The Ukrainian literary language".

Iryna DRYGA, Institute of Oriental Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine. Balkan Turkish in the second half of the 19th-20th centuries.

Viktor DUDKO, T. Shevchenko Institute of Literature, Kyiv, Ukraine. Journal "Osnova" (1861-1962) in the synchronic socio-cultural context. Report (PDF).

Igor DUKHAN, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus. Study of the idea and experiment of total architecture in Vitebsk avangarde culture (1917-1925). Report (PDF).

Fatima ELOEVA, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia. Literary standards in medieval and modern Greek. Report (PDF).

Lora GERD, St. Petersburg Institute of History, St. Petersburg, Russia. The Patriarch of Constantinople and Russia in the end of the 19th century (1878-1898). Report (PDF).

Maxim GON, Rivne State Humanities University, Rivne, Ukraine. Ukrainian-Jewish relations in Galychina and Western Volyn in 1935-1939. Report (PDF).

Inessa GONTCHAROVA, Central Science Library of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus. Working on Arabic alphabet manuscript books of Belarusian Tartars and transliteration of Belarusian texts.

Mariya HELYTOVYCH, Lviv National Museum, Lviv, Ukraine. On the transformations of Byzantine traditions in Ukrainian icon painting of the second half of the 16th century.

Yevheniya HOROT, Lesya Ukrainka Volyn' State University, Lutsk, Ukraine. Compilation of an English-Ukrainian phraseological dictionary. Report (PDF).

Tetiana KARA-VASILEVA, Maksym Rylsky Institute of Arts Studies, Folklore and Ethnology, Kyiv, Ukraine. The Avant-garde Artists and Ukrainian Traditional Art.

Irina KHUDUSHINA, Institute of Philosophy, Moscow, Russia. State authority and its limitation in Russia (evolution of Peter Vyazemsky's views).

Sergiy KIRZHAYEV, Interfax-Ukraine News Agency, Kyiv, Ukraine. Ikonnikov V.S. "Opyt Russkoy Istoriografii" (Research on Russian Historiography), Vol.3: publication, research, comments. Report (PDF).

Margarita KORZO, Institute of Philosophy, Moscow, Russia. Social disciplining in Polish and Ukrainian rural communities (17th-18th centuries): a comparative approach. Report (PDF).

Mykhailyna KOTSIUBYNSKA, Taras Shevchenko Institute of Literature, Kyiv, Ukraine. Ukrainian epistolary heritage as documentary evidence of the epoch and as artistic creation: search, interpretation, and publication. Report (PDF).

Vladimir KOZHEVIN, Omsk State University, Omsk, Russia. Russian officers in 1917: mentality, political consciousness, and social behavior. Report (PDF).

Vladislav KRIVONOS, Samara State Pedagogical University, Samara, Russia. Mythology of a provincial town in the Russian literature. Report (PDF).

Maxim LEUSHIN, Bookshop "Humanus", Moscow, Russia. "Works" by I. Stalin: history of edition. Report (PDF).

Valentyna MIRONOVA, T. Shevchenko Kyiv National University, Kyiv, Ukraine. Chancery Latin as a component of the linguistic and cultural situation in Ukraine in the 15th to the beginning of the 16th centuries. Report (PDF).

Volodymyr MORENETS, Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine. The New York Group: its ideological and esthetic premises, and poetic practice of Ukrainian modernism in the second half of the 20th century. Report (PDF).

Marian MUDRYI, Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Lviv, Ukraine. National-political orientation of the Ukrainian society of Galicia: the end of the 18th to the beginning of the 20th centuries. Report (PDF).

Albert NENAROKOV, Russian State Archive of Social and Political History, Moscow, Russia. Documentary history of Russian Social-Democracy in Bolshevik Russia, 1922-1924: public thought, the struggle for citizen rights, and the underground.

Boris NORMAN, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus. Writing the book "Linguistic problems" and preparing it for publishing.

Lydia NOVINSKAIA, Karelian State Pedagogical University, Petrozavodsk, Russia. Verse forms and metaphorical density in Russian poetry. Report (PDF).

Natalia OSIPOVA, Vyatka State Pedagogical University, Kirov, Russia. Text analysis within the scholarly paradigm of the Moscow-Tartu semiotic school. Report (PDF).

Yuriy PELESHENKO, Institute of Literature, Kyiv, Ukraine. Literature of the second half of the 13th to the end of the 15 centuries in the system of late medieval Ukrainian culture.

Galina PETROVA, Russian Institute of Art History, St. Petersburg, Russia. The court orchestra and the development of instrumental practice in Petersburg of the first half of the 19th century: traditions, persons, and institutions.

Alexander PIGIN, Petrozavodsk State University, Petrozavodsk, Russia. Russian Eschatological Visions in the Manuscript Tradition of the 16th-20th Centuries. Report (PDF).

Irena PODOLSKY, Independent Scholar, Moscow, Russia. Preparing editions in academic series "Literary monuments" - Collection of works by S.A. Andreevsky ("The book of death", "Critical Essays", correspondence). Report (PDF).

Ekaterina PRAVILOVA, St. Petesrburg Institute of Russian History, St. Petersburg, Russia. Russian Economic Policy in Turkestan and the Development of the Cotton-Growing Industry in the end of the 19th to the beginning of 20th centuries.

Mariana PROKOPOVYCH, Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Lviv, Ukraine. Modern Italian-Ukrainian Dictionary of 40,000 entries.

Oleg PRYKHODNYUK, Institute of Archeology of Academy of Science, Kyiv, Ukraine. Preparation of the Monograph "Slavs and Turkophone world (7th-8th centuries)". Report (PDF).

Alexej RAZDORSKIJ, National Library of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia. The Custom Book of Kursk of 1720: text. research, and comments. Report (PDF).

Elena RAZUMOVSKAYA, Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg Musical College, St. Petersburg, Russia. Inter-ethnic connection between Eastern Slavic people in the traditional culture of the Russian-Belarussian border area. Report (PDF).

Felix SHABULDO, Institute of Ukrainian History, Kyiv, Ukraine. The Crimean Khans' yarlyks on Ukrainian lands (second half of the 14th to the middle of the 16th centuries). Report (PDF).

Elena SHEVCHENKO, Syktyvkar State University, Syktyvkar, Russia. Wedding lamentations of the Lusa area: philological aspects of study and functioning in the rite.

Olga SHPARAGA, European Humanities University, Minsk, Belarus. Phenomenology of visible world: aesthetic and social aspects. Report (PDF).

Sergey SHTYRKOV, European University at St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia. Religious life of the Russian province: worshipping of rural sacred places in the Russian North-West in the late 20th to early 21st centuries.

Elena SMILIANSKAIA, Russian State University for Humanities, Moscow, Russia. "Superstition" and "Rational faith" in Russia in the age of Enlightenment: methodology and source studies.

Maksym STRIKHA, Ukrainian Center of Cultural Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine. Writing of the monograph "Ukrainian Literary Translation": between literature and nation-building".  Report (PDF).

Lyubov STRUHANETS, Ternopil State Pedagogical University, Ternopil, Ukraine. Lexical forms of modern Ukrainian literary language (dynamic aspect).

Nina STSIAPANSKAYA, Belarus. State Academy of Music, Minsk, Belarus. Ethnocultural dialogue of Belarusian and Jewish musical traditions. Report (PDF).

Pavel TERESHKOVICH, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus. Nation-making process in Belarus in the context of East-Central Europe (19th to the beginning of the 20th centuries).

Fedir TURCHENKO, Zaporizhzhya State University, Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine. Southern Ukraine in the Revolution of 1914-1923. Report (PDF).

Andriy VASYLCHENKO, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy University, Kyiv, Ukraine. Logic and philosophy in late Middle Ages. Report (PDF).

Vladimir VIKTOROVICH, Kolomna State Pedagogical Institute, Kolomna, Russia. The problem of Russian conservatism. F.M.Dostoevsky's journal "The Citizen": trend, structure, and importance. Report (PDF).

Tatiana VILKUL, Institute of Ukrainian History, Kyiv, Ukraine. Ruler and people: perception of the political events by the Old Rus' chroniclers of the 11th-13th centuries. Report (PDF).

Galina YANKOVSKAYA, Perm State University, Perm, Russia. The history of Soviet everyday life: an encyclopedia. Report (PDF).

Yury ZEMSKY, Podillya Technological University, Khmelnitsky, Ukraine. Social and political life in Podillya region in the late 1850s to the early 1860s. Report (PDF).

Mykola ZHARKIKH, Heritage preservation research institute, Kyiv, Ukraine. Bibliography of old Ukraine 1240-1800. Report (PDF).

Aliaksandr ZHLUTKA, Institute of History, Minsk, Belarus. Preparation of collection of Latin documents on history of Belarus of the 13thto 15th centuries. Report (PDF).

 


Publication Support Grants


Vira AGEYEVA, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine. Feminist discourse in Ukrainian modernism.

Maria ALEXEEVA, State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. Sochinijal Mikhailo Makhaev: master of drawing, the artist of St. Petersburg and Moscow.

Alexandre ANTOCHTCHENKO, Petrozavodsk State University, Petrozavodsk, Russia. Russian emigrants in search of identity on the path of history.

Tatiana BOGDANOVA, National Library of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia. The ecclesiastical-academic corporation in Russia: N.N. Glubokovskii and his milieu.

Nikolaj BOGOMOLOV, M. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia. Mikhail Kuzmin's diary, vol. 2.

Oleg BUBENOK, Institute of Oriental Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine. Preparation of the monograph "Alans-Ases in the Golden Horde (13th-15th centuries)".

Ihor CHORNOVOL, Lviv Academy of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine. Ukrainians in the Landparliament of Galicia, 1861-1901.

Vira FRYS, Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Lviv, Ukraine. History of the Cyrillic books in Ukraine in the 11th to 18th centuries.

Tamara GABRUS, Institute of Art History, Ethnography, and Folklore, Minsk, Belarus. Publishing of book "The sacred architecture of the Belarusian Baroque."

Olga GORSHKOVOZ, European Humanities University, Minsk, Belarus. Monograph "Nesvizh's murals of 18th century. Issues on M.K.Radzilvil court artist Xaveri Domenik Heski".

Kira GYULUMYANTS, Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus. Polish-Russian Phraseological Dictionary.

Yuri IVANOV, Pedagogical State University, Ivanovo-Region, Russia. Uezd [regional] ideology: religious and political life of a Russian province at the beginning of the 20th century.

Volodymyr KRAVCHENKO, V. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine. Ukrainian Historiography: from ancient times to the end of the 20th century.

Oleh KUPCHYNSKYY, Lviv T.Shevchenko Scientific Society, Lviv, Ukraine. The documents of the Galician-Volhynian principality of the 13th-14th centuries.

Danylo RADIVILOV, Institute of Oriental Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine. Muhammad b. Abdullah al-Nizwi. "The book of the list of Nisbahs" (from Z. Smogorzewski's Ibadi manuscript collection).

Valeriy RYBALKIN, Institute of Oriental Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine. History of the Arabic linguistic thought: grammar, lexicology and lexicography.

Valentyna SHANDRA, State Committee on Archives of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine. Governor-generalships of Ukraine in the 19th to the beginning of 20th centuries: history, functions, archival collections.

Vadim SHCHERBAKOV, State Institute of Art Studies, Moscow, Russia. "The Forest": Vsevolod Meyerhold, the legacy, production.

Anatolij SKOROBOGATOV, Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine. Kharkiv in the period of German-Fascist occupation.

Tatiana SOROKINA, Omsk State University, Omsk, Russia. Priamur Krai authorities and Chinese Diaspora of Russian Far East (the second half of the 19th to the beginning of the 20th centuries).

Halyna SVARNYK, Central State Historical Archives of Ukraine in Lviv, Lviv, Ukraine. Publishing of the Directory of the Shevchenko Scientific Society Archives in the National Library of Warsaw.

Nataliya TORKUT, Zaporizhzhya State University, Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine. Monograph "Creative search and genre innovations in English prose fiction of late Renaissance".