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The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the Context of Ukrainian Intellectual History – 150th Anniversary of Shevchenko Scientific Society Conference

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

In celebration of the Shevchenko Scientific Society’s 150th anniversary year, we are pleased to present a conference to be held at the Ukrainian Institute of America, 2 E 79th St, New York, NY 10075 (212) 288-8660. Scholars from the United States of America, Ukraine, Germany, Czech Republic, Poland and Austria will present talks which discuss the history of the establishment of the Society, its activity and influence on Ukrainian intellectual and cultural life from its inception to present day.

Conference speakers:

Fabian Bauman (University of Heidelberg): Academic Ukrainophilism and Ukrainian Politics in the Russian Empire under the Ems Ukaz

Serhiy Bilenky (Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta):Before NTSh-A: Scholarship and Politics in the 1870s Kyiv

Tomasz Hen-Konarski (Polish Academy of Sciences): The Sorcerer and His Apprentice: Kyrylo Studyns′kyi and Amvrozii Androkhovych as Historians of the Greek Catholic Clerical Education

Ola Hnatiuk (Kyiv Mohyla Academy): Колекція Василя Мудрого в архіві НТШ в Нью Йорку як унікальне джерело для вивчення міжвоєнного періоду

Anton Kotenko (University of Düsseldorf): “Scientific Society” or an “Institution of the most radical Ukrainophile party”? NTSh in the Materials of the Romanov Imperial Censorship

Martin Rohde (University of Vienna): Shevchenko Scientific Society and the Making of Ukrainian “National Science”, 1892–1939 

Steven Seegel (University of Texas): The NTSh and Geography: On Some Challenges and Legacies in the Making of Modern Ukrainian Maps, from the 1860s to Stepan Rudnyts’kyi and The February 24th Archive Project

Jan Surman (Czech Academy of Science): (Re)writing Ukrainian scientific language from Habsburg Galicia to the Soviet Union

Maryna Paliienko (Taras Shevchenko National University): Архіви української еміграції у Другій світовій війні і повоєнний період під прицілом нацистських і радянських спецслужб



May 19
11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Ukrainian Institute of America
2 East 79th St.
New York, NY 10075
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Shevchenko Scientific Society
(212) 254-5130
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