The Reception of the Galician Greek-Catholic Rural Population by Urban Elites
Nazar KisIvan Krypiakevych Institute of Ukrainian Studies of the Ukrainian Academy of Science
October 6, 2008
Library, Center for Urban History
Nazar Kis, one of the Center for Urban History's recipients of this year's Research Grants, presented his work based on the Ukrainian-language press between 1900 and 1944.
Nazar Kis's research thus generally addresses the relationship between the urban and the rural, while he's focused on language and representation brings out the changes in rural identities as well as urban images and stereotypes of the rural in the first half of the last century. Nazar Kis paid special attention to the importance of religion in the making of national identity as well as the role, attributed to religion as a mobilizing instrument by urban intellectuals.