The international congress "Rethinking Ukraine and Europe: New Challenges for Historians" will be held in Vilnius on September 14-17, 2023. More than 100 historians from different countries will take part in the event.
Participation in the Congress provides an opportunity to learn about grant programmes and meet representatives of Foundations that sponsor international projects in the field of historical research. Engage in thematic panel discussions and find potential partners for possible new joint research.
The main goal of the Congress is to discuss the development of a new narrative on the history of Ukraine and the entire Central-Eastern European region.
Moderators: Jurgita Verbickienė, Vilnius university and Jolita Sarcevičienė, Lithuanian Institute of History
Moderator: Igor Kąkolęwski, Center for Historical Research in Berlin of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Moderators: Jurgita Verbickienė, Vilnius University and Semion Goldin, Hebrew University
Moderator: Andrii Portnov, European University Viadrina
Moderator: Hans-Jürgen Bömelburg, Giessen University
Moderator: Guido Hausmann, Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS Regensburg)
Moderator: Darius Staliūnas, Lithuanian Institute of History
Moderator: Roman Wysocki, Institute of History – UMCS
Moderators: Taras Pshenichnyi, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and Arūnas Streikus, Vilnius University
Moderators: Hans-Jürgen Bömelburg, Giessen University, in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute for Educational Media | Georg Eckert Institute in Braunschweig, German-Polish Textbook Commission and Ukrainian-Polish Textbook Commission
Moderator: Andryi Portnov, European University Viadrina
Moderator: Katja Bernhardt, Northeast Institute at University of Hamburg, Lüneburg
Moderator: Gintarė Malinauskaitė, Lithuanian Institute of History
Moderator: Mateusz Fałkowski, Pilecki Institute in Berlin
Moderators: Pavlo Shydlovskyi, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and Olga Ryabchenko, Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, University of Cambridge
Moderators: Andrii Rukkas and Taras Pshenichnyi, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Moderator: Arūnas Streikus, Vilnius University
Moderator: Andrei Kazakevich, Institute of Political Studies “Political Sphere”
Moderators: Alvydas Nikžentaitis, Lithuanian Institute of History, Miloš Řezník, German Historical Institute in Warsaw and Igor Kąkolewski, Center for Historical Research in Berlin of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Department of History University of Aberdeen (UK)
Profesor Robert I. Frost born and brought up in Edinburgh, Robert I. Frost was educated at St Andrews University (1980), the Jagiellonian University, Kraków (1981), and the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London (1990).
He joined the History Department of Kings College London as a lecturer in 1987, became a Reader in 2000, and served for three years as Head of the Department of History from 2001. In 2004, Professor Frost was appointed to a chair in Early Modern History at the University of Aberdeen, and to the Headship of the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy (until 2009). Since 2013, Professor Frost has held the Burnett Fletcher Chair of History at Aberdeen.
In 2009, Robert I. Frost was awarded a three-year Research Chair by the British Academy and the Wolfson Foundation to write a history of the Polish-Lithuanian union. Oxford University Press published the first volume of this study in 2015: The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania, volume 1: The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385–1569. Volume 1 was awarded the Pro Historia Polonorum prize in 2017 for the best work on Polish History published by a foreign author between 2012 and 2017. He was awarded a three-year Leverhulme Major Fellowship (2016–2019) to work on volume 2, The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Republic, 1569-1648, which is nearing completion.
In 2020, Robert I. Frost was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order for Merits to Lithuania, and in 2021 the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland. He is a Fellow of the British Academy (2016), the Royal Society of Edinburgh (2020), and the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences (2020).
He is interested in the history of eastern and northern Europe from the 14th to the 18th century. Apart from the history of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, his main research interests focus on the history of warfare in the Polish-Lithuanian monarchy under the Vasa dynasty (1587–1668), and in noble society and culture.
Professor Robert I. Frost | The School of Divinity, History, Philosophy & Art History | The University of Aberdeen (abdn.ac.uk)
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Call for proposals – International Congress "Rethinking Ukraine and Europe: New Challenges for Historians"
Dear potential participants,
We invite historians to apply for participation in the International Congress “Rethinking Ukraine and Europe: New Challenges for Historians”, which will be held on September 14-17, 2023, in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The main goal of the Congress is to discuss a new narrative of the history of Ukraine and the entire Central and Eastern European region. The two conference days will include thematic panel discussions, presentations of grant programmes for historical research, and networking.
For speakers of panel discussions, as well as participants from Ukraine, the organizers can cover the following expenses: accommodation (three nights in a hotel in Vilnius, September 14-17), travel (train and bus tickets), and meals during the congress. There is also a possibility of partial coverage of expenses for participants from other countries.
Please fill out the form by May 15, 2023 (inclusive). Participation in the Congress is on a competitive basis, and the results of the competition will be communicated to you by e-mail by June 1, 2023.
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