ACLS Humanities Program in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine

2003 Awardees and Reports

In the fifth 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. Seventy-nine awards were made in amounts from $2,000 to $4,000.

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

Lyudmyla ALEKSIYENKO, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv University, Kyiv, Ukraine. Web-based tests for Ukrainian language study.

Ilya ANTIPOV, State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia. Novgorod architecture (1430-70): catalogue of monuments. Report (PDF).

Olena ARKUSHA, I. Krypiakevych Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Lviv, Ukraine. The Galician Regional Diet, 1861-1914. Report (PDF).

Rostislav BOROVOI, Belproektrestavraziya, Minsk, Belarus. Annotated joint catalog of historical plans of Belarusian towns (17th to 19th centuries).

Herman BREGER, National Historical Archive of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus. Original sources on history of nobility in Oshmyany district of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (15th to the middle of the 17th centuries) in archives and libraries in Lithuania.

Irina BUDZKO, Institute of Linguistics, Minsk, Belarus. Old Belarusian Bible texts: the genetic proximity or distance from the Church Slavonic original.

Evgueni DANTCHENKO, Omsk State Pedagogical University, Omsk, Russia. Kizil-Tura—the medieval capital of the Irtish Basin.

Liudmila DEMCHENKO, The Central State Historical Archive of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine. Complete collection of the Ukrainian nobles' testaments of the 16th century. Report (PDF).

Valery DIATCHOK, Podillya Technological University, Khmelnitsky, Ukraine. Ustim Karmaniuk and social brigandage in Podillya in the first third of the 19th century.

Zoja DMITRIEVA, Institute of Russian History, St. Petersburg, Russia. Pavel Bolotov's Diary for the years 1787 and 1789 as a source for the study of Russian lifestyle and mentality of Russian provincial nobles. Report (PDF).

Ilya GERASIMOV, International Quarterly "Ab Imperio," Kazan, Russia. Jewish ethnic crime in the early 20th century Odessa as a marker of modernization. Report (PDF).

Evgeniy GOLOVKO, Institute of Linguistic Research, St. Petersburg, Russia. The language of Mednij Island: structure, history, and status.

Leonid GORIZONTOV, Institute of Slavic Studies, Moscow, Russia. The building of the Empire: regional composition of European part of Russia in the end of 18th to the early 20th centuries. Report (PDF).

Zamira GOUSEINOVA, Dagestan State University, Makhachkala, Russia. The concept of justice in Arabic-Muslim philosophic thought: classical and modern periods.

Tetyana GRYASNUKHINA, The Ukrainian Language and Information Fund, Kyiv, Ukraine.An Internet-based information storage and retrieval system for the Ukrainian language.

Gelinada GRYNCHENKO, Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine. Forced labor in the Third Reich: reconstruction of the past in recollections of Ukrainian ostarbeiters.

Semen IAKERSON, Institute of Oriental Studies, St. Petersburg, Russia. Jewish materials in depositories in St. Petersburg. Report (PDF).

Juriy IZDRYK, Artist's Union "Dzyga," Lviv, Ukraine. An ideal anthology: "Stansilav Region phenomenon."

Olga KOSHELEVA, Institute of Theory of Education and Pedagogic, Moscow, Russia. Conflicts and search for justice in St. Petersburg of Petrine Time (1719-25). Report (PDF).

Zhanna KOVBA, Institute of Jewish Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine. Christians and Jews of Eastern Galychyna during World War II. Report (PDF).

Nazar KOZAK, Institute of Ethnology, Lviv, Ukraine. Image and authority: representation of political elites in the art of Kyivan Rus. Report (PDF).

Volodimir KRAVCHENKO, Hrushevskyi Institute of Ukranian Archeography and Source Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine. Manufacture and transportation of Ukrainian timber products to Gdansk in the second half of the 16th to the first half of the 17th centuries.

Anna KUSHKOVA, European University at St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia. Culture of customary justice in a post-emancipation Russian village: shaming punishment.

Olga LOBACHEVSKAYA, Belarusian Institute of Cultural Studies, Minsk, Belarus. Women's rural art in Belarus in the 20th century: the turning point of a cultural paradigm. Report (PDF).

Rouslan LOSHAKOV, Pomor State University, Arkhangelsk, Russia. Descartes and medieval ontology.

Mikhail LURIE, State Polar (Polyarnaya) Academy, St. Petersburg, Russia. Urban graffiti in modern Russia. Report (PDF).

Tetyana LYNNYK, Research and Educational Center of Foreign Languages, Kyiv, Ukraine. The acquisition of morphology by Ukrainian children: early stages.

Maria MAIOFIS, New Literary Review, Moscow, Russia. A study of history of a literary community "Arzamas."

Svetlana MOROZOVA, Yanka Kupala Grodno State University, Grodno, Belarus. The resistance to deunization in Belarus (1780-1839).

Olga NESTEROVA, Institute of World Literature, Moscow, Russia. Origen and the fate of non-literal methods of Christian biblical interpretation.

Alexey NOVOZHILOV, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia. Homestead, Settlement, Parish: The evolution of traditional Russian and Baltic-Finnish culture in the Russian North-West in the 20th century.

Alexandr OSIPIAN, Kramatorsk Economic-Humanitarian Institute, Kramatorsk, Ukraine. Disease and healing in the culture of medieval Christendom: Ukraine as case study.

Diliara OUSMANOVA, Kazan State University, Kazan, Russia. Muslim sectarianism in late imperial Russia: the Viasov movement, 1870-1917.

Nina PAMETSKA, Yanka Kupala Grodno State University, Grodno, Belarus. Linguistic regional geography of Hrodzenshina (Hrodzenskaya province).

Elena PEREVALOVA, Ethnographic Bureau, Ekaterinburg, Russia. Shrine of the Agan River (Khanty-Mansiisk Autonomous Region). Report (PDF).

Iryna RAMANAVA, Institute of History of National Academy of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus. Folklore in totalitarian society as the expression of nonconformism in everyday life.

Natalia RAMANAVA, National Library of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus. Catalog of the collection of Belarusian Cyrillic script editions from the 16th to 19th centuries in the National Library of Belarus.

Olena ROMANOVA, Krymsky Institute of Oriental Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine. Ideal of the pious person in Ancient Egypt from autobiographical texts. Report (PDF).

Volodymyr RYCHKA, Institute of Ukrainian History, Kyiv, Ukraine. Kyiv—the second Jerusalem.

Anastassia RYKO, Publishing House "Language of the Slavonic Cultures," St. Petersburg, Russia. Systematic description of one of the Russian North-West (Seliger-Torzhok) dialects with a lexical-grammatical database.

Olga SAPOJNIKOVA, Russian National Library, St. Petersburg, Russia. The reception of the theology of John of Damascus in Russia in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Larisa SAVITSKA, Kharkiv Academy of Design and Arts, Kharkiv, Ukraine. Ethnic discourse in the professional art of Ukraine from the end of the 19th to the beginning of the 20th centuries. Report (PDF).

Alexander SHEVYREV, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia. The images of power in St. Petersburg and Moscow, 1801-1917. Report (PDF).

Olga SHNYROVA, Institute of General History, Ivanovo, Russia. Interarchive guide-book on the history of the women's movement in Russia in the second half of the 19th to the beginning of the 20th centuries. Report (PDF).

Vladimir SHULDYAKOV, Omsk State University, Omsk, Russia. The history of Siberian Cossack host during the period of the revolution and the Civil War (1917-22). Report (PDF).

Natalia SHUMYLO, Taras Shevchenko Institute of Literature, Kyiv, Ukraine. Archetypes of artistic thinking in Ukrainian modernist prose of the early 20th century.

Andrei SKOROBOGATOV, Institute of Economy, Administration, and Law, Kazan, Russia. Political ideas and symbols in the discourse of Russian power in the late 18th to early 19th century: Emperor Paul and the formation of the state myth.

Lyudmila SMOLYAR, Odessa State Academy of Food Technology, Odessa, Ukraine. Emancipation of women of Ukraine as an experience of constructing gender (1860-1917).

Andriy STARODUB, Hrushevskyi Institute of Ukranian Archeography and Source Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine. History of the Renewal movement in the Russian Orthodox Church through the prism of Josyp Krechetovich's archives.

Oksana SUPRONYUK, V. Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine. M.V.Gogol and his environment at the Prince Bezborodko Nizhyn Gymnasium of Higher Sciences (1821-28): bio-bibliographical dictionary.

Ilona SVETLIKOVA, Russian Institute of History of Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia. The influence of psychology on the concepts of Russian formalism. Report (PDF).

Ludmyla TARAN, "Ukrajinska Kultura" Magazine, Kyiv, Ukraine. The woman-author in contemporary Ukrainian prose. Report (PDF).

Siarhei TOKC, Yanka Kupala Grodno State University, Grodno, Belarus. Study of the specific character of the relationship between religions in a Belarusian village in the second half of the 19th to the early 20th centuries.

Andrej TOMASHEWSKIY, Institute of Archeology, Kyiv, Ukraine. Antiquities of the Ovruch land.

Rustem TSIUNCHUK, Kazan Financial-Economic Institute, Kazan, Russia. The mirror of Russian Empire: people, faith, religions, and power in the State Duma (1906-17). Report (PDF).

Liana VAKULENKO, Institute of Archeology, Kyiv, Ukraine. The Carpathian region in the late Roman period: archeological sources and their interpretation.

Iryna VALYAVKO, Institute of Philosophy, Kyiv, Ukraine. Intellectual biography of Dmytro Chyzhevskij.

Efim VODONOS, A.N.Radischev Saratov State Art Museum, Saratov, Russia. Artistic life in Saratov in the period of "cultural collapse" (1918-32). Report (PDF).

Kyrylo VYSLOBOKOV, Institute of State and Law, Kyiv, Ukraine. The legal elite of Hetmanate in the middle of the 17th to the third quarter of the 18th centuries: social status, mentalities, and behavior models. Report (PDF).

Elena YUKHIMENKO, State Historical Museum, Moscow, Russia. Theology and literature in early imperial Russia: religious polemics and literary tradition of Russian Old Believers.

Serguei ZAPROUDSKI, Belarus. State University, Minsk, Belarus. The history of Belarusian linguistics (1918-41): a course of lectures.

Andriy ZAYATS, Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Lviv, Ukraine. The formation of citizenship on the territory of Right Bank Ukraine in the 16th to the first half of the 17th centuries.


Publication Support Grants

Valeriy BUSHAKOV, Institute of Oriental Studies, Ascania Nova, Ukraine. The lexical structure of the historic toponymy of Crimea.

Volha DADZIYOMAVA, Belarusian State Academy of Music, Minsk, Belarus. A social history of musical culture in Belarus in the 18th century.

Marina DOLGOUSHINA, Vologda State Pedagogical University, Vologda, Russia. The sources of the Russian romance.

Myron KAPRAL, Hrushevskyi Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and Source Studies, Lviv, Ukraine. National communities in Lviv in the 16th-18th centuries: social and legal relations.

Oksana MIKHEYEVA, Donetsk State Academy of Management, Donetsk, Ukraine. The criminal personality in Donbass (1919-1929): the experience of a transitional historical period.

Olexander MOTSIA, Institute of Archeology, Kyiv, Ukraine. The Village of Kyiv Rus.

Viacheslav NOSEVICH, Belarusian Research Center of Electronic Records, Minsk, Belarus. Microstudy of the traditional Belarusian village from the 14th to the second half of the 20th century.

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

Oksana RYBAK, Lviv Academy of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine. The women's movement in western Ukraine in the 19th to the first 30 years of the 20th centuries: typological identification and European cultural and historical context.

Pavel SCHERBININ, Tambov State University, Tambov, Russia. The impact of war on Russian women's everyday life, 1800-1917.

Ihor SKOCHYLYAS, Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine. Catalogue of the general visitations of the Ukrainian and Belarusian churches of the Kyivan Metropolitanate in the 17th and 18th centuries, vol. 2.

Aliaksandr SMALIANCHUK, Yanka Kupala Grodno State University, Grodno, Belarus. Between "Krajovost" and national idea: The Polish movement on the lands of Belarus and Lithuania, 1864-1917.

Natalia STARCHENKO, Hrushevskyi Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and Source Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine. Between male discourse and social practice: the place of women in the Ukrainian gentry community from the end of the 16th to the middle of the 17th century.

Larisa STEPANOVA, Institute of Linguistic Studies, St. Petersburg, Russia. Recently discovered marginal notes of the 16th century on Pietro Bembo's Grammatical Treatise "Prose della volgar lingua" (1525).

Dmytro STUS, T. Shevchenko Institute of Literature, Kyiv, Ukraine. Vasyl Stus: life as creativity.

Shevket YUNUSSOV, V. Vernadskiy Tavrida National University, Simferopol, Ukraine. Crimean-Tatar poetry of the 1920s.

Marina YUZHANINOVA, Ethnographic Bureau, Ekaterinburg, Russia. The album-catalog of the exhibition "Mythological Time" (ethnographic section of the Khanty-Mansiysk State District Museum of Nature and Man).