Grants Program 2017In 2017, the Center for Urban History awarded five grants for one-month research stays in Lviv. Six scholars were invited to the Center for two weeks as guest researchers. This year, we have opened three scholarships as a part of the Center's projects related to the digital history.
I. Residence Grant Recipients
- Darya Tsymbaliuk (University of St Andrews, United Kingdom). "Cities of Donbass in Oral and Visual Narratives of Internally Displaced Persons in Lviv."
- Dr. Marcin Michał Jarząbek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland) "The Lviv of Combatants – Commemorating the Military Experience of the First World War in a Multinational City."
- Beata Szymków (Stanford University, USA) "Power in Transition, Nations in Transition. Poles, Ukrainians, Jews, and State-Building in a Central European City, 1918 – 1939."
- Kateryna Valiavska, PhD (Chernivtsi Museum of the History and Culture of Bukovinian Jewish, Ukraine) "Socializing in Bukovyna: Social and Cultural Space (1848-1914)."
II. Guest Researchers
- Dr. Margret Grebowicz (Goucher College, USA) "Chernobyl Today: Wilderness, Disaster, and Desire."
- Dr. Dominic Martin (King's College, Cambridge, United Kingdom) "A Historical Ethnography of a Post-Soviet "Closed" City: Bolshoi Kamen 1997-2015."
- Dr. Maria Rhode (University of Göttingen, Germany) "Academic Relations and Knowledge Production in Extremes: Lviv Anthropology During World War II".
- Dr. Agnieszka Świętosławska (Lodz University, Poland) "Lviv Trade Fair of 1847: on the History of Developing Lviv Artistic Milieu in the 19th Century."
- Justyna Szymańska (Warsaw University, Poland) "The Ethnography of a Monocity. The Experience of the State and Strategies of Civil Activity in an Anthropological Perspective, as Illustrated by the Town of Kramatorsk (Ukraine)."
- Giuseppe Tateo (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany) "City of Crosses: Bucharest’s Re-Consecration after 1990."
III. Digital Urban History Residence Grant
- Dr. Anna Jakimyszyn-Gadocha (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland) "Health Care for the Jewish Citizens of Lviv in the Interwar Period."
- Dr. Alicja Maślak-Maciejewska (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland) "The Progressive Synagogues in the 19th Century Galicia – An Intellectual Network?"
- Dr. Joanna Trzeciak Huss (Kent State University, USA) "Poetic Path through Literary Lviv: Literary Translation and Urban History."
Announcement of Upcoming Grants
Previous and Ongoing Grants