In 2009 the Center funded four Research Grants, one Short-Term Grant and three month-long Residence Grants.
The Research Grants competition considered projects, dealing with one of the following subjects:
- Urban-rural relations and social transformation of urban settlements in Ukraine
- Social and cultural impact of workers’ migration on urban and rural settlements of East Central Europe
2009 Grant Recipients:
I Research Grants
- Dr. Victoria Konstantynova. Lecturer at the Chair for Ukrainian History, Berdyansk State Pedagogical University. Research topic: "At Home among Others, Others at Home? Northern Azov City-dwellers' Perceptions of Migrant Villagers, and their Place in the Social Fabric of Cities in the First Third of the Twentieth Century"
- Oleksandr Obchenko. Lecturer of History and Philosophy at the Kharkiv Machine Construction College. Doctoral Candidate at the Institute for Ukrainian Studies in Kyiv. Research topic: "Sociocultural Transformation of the Sloboda-Ukrainian Provinces in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century"
- Dr. Tetiana Portnova. Junior Fellow at the Chair for Historiography, Source and Archival Studies, Department of History, Dnipropetrovsk National University. Research topic: "Village Emigrants in the Large Industrial City: The Case of Katerynoslav in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century"
- Antonina Skydanova. Lecturer at Karazin University in Kharkiv. Research topic: "Economic and Sociocultural Aspects of Trade Relations Between the Ukrainian City and Village in the Second Half of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century"
II Short-term Travel and Research Grants
- 1. Dr. Oksana Hodovanska. Fellow at the Contemporary Ethnology Department at the Ethnographic Institute of the National Academy of Sciences branch in Lviv. Research topic: "Ethnic Identity of "Fourth-wave" Ukrainian Worker-migrants"
III Residence Grants
- Viacheslav Hipich. Lecturer at the Machine Construction College, Donbas State Machine Construction Academy. Research topic: "Early Modern Urban Literature of Lviv in Nineteenth-century Historiography"
- Dr. Jerzy Mazur. Teaching Fellow (Assistant Professor) at the National Foundation of Jewish Culture, Towson University, Maryland Publishing project. Research topic: "Border-Jews. Jewish Life in Late Medieval and Early Modern Lviv"
- Kateryna Ruban. Doctoral Student at the Kyiv Mohyla Academy. Research topic: "Lviv’s Intellectual Space from the Late Soviet to the Post-Soviet Period"