Volodymyr Masliychuk

Volodymyr Masliychuk

National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

  • Research topic:
    The Long Century: Quality of Life of the Left Bank Ukraine in 1764 – 1914
    June – December 2022
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Doctor of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of History of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. 1996 - Graduated from the History Faculty of Kharkiv State University, 2001 - Defended his Candidate thesis, 2019 - Doctoral Thesis. Since 2019, he has been working at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy teaching courses on the methodology of history and historiography and the history of the nineteenth century, special courses on women's history

Author of seven monographs, the last one: In captivity of borders and narratives: Research on the history of Sloboda Ukraine XVII-XIX centuries. Kharkiv: Publisher Oleksandr Savchuk, 2021.
Compiler and editor of a number of collections and collective monographs. The recent one, co-authored with Ihor Serdiuk: Disenchantment of the ailment. Local tradition, old diseases and new medicine in Ukraine XVIII-XIX centuries./ Collective monograph ed. V. Masliichuk and I. Serdiuk. Kharkiv: Publisher Oleksandr Savchuk, 2021. He has received many research grants from the funds of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies and the Shevchenko Scientific Society in America.

In 2021, together with their colleagues, they worked on the topic "Quality of life and demographic characteristics of the population of Nadnipryanska Ukraine in the second half of the XVIII – early XX centuries." The research interests include an urban way of life in towns of the Left Bank of Ukraine (Poltava and Chernihiv provinces) that have not been affected by intensive industrial transformations (Poltava, Romny, Nizhyn, Pryluky, Chernihiv, Hlukhiv), and that is common for the south and east of Ukraine, studies of the traditional world and modernization incursions. The researcher also focuses on the history of education (the appearance of educational institutions, admission to school, women's education, and the role of local institutions), especially from the "post-reform period" of the 70s. Nineteenth – early twentieth centuries and study of the activities of local government bodies (rural councils) that were quite successful in this area.

At the Center for Urban History, he received a fellowship supported by the Körber-Stiftung (Hamburg) and the Center for Contemporary History in Hamburg.