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Yuriy Ivanovych Shapoval

shapovalDoctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Center of Historical Political Science

Date of Birth: 30th July 1953, Probizhna village, Chortkivsky district in Ternopil region
Position: Head of Department of Ethno-Political Science, Head of the Centre of Historical Political Science at I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of NAS of Ukraine.

E-mail: shapoval@history.kiev.ua

Education

1994 - defended Doctor dissertation,
1978 - defended Candidate dissertation,
1975 - graduated from History Faculty at Taras Shevchenko Kyiv State University.

 

Professional Activities

From 2006 - Head of Department of Ethno-Political Science at I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of NAS of Ukraine
From 1998 - Head of the Center of Historical Political Science at I.F. Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies of NAS of Ukraine
1997-2000 - Head of Department at M. Grushevsky Institute of Archeography and Source Studies of NAS of Ukraine
1994-1997 - Head of the Department at the Institute of National Relations and Political Science of NAS of Ukraine
1991-1994 - Scientific Secretary at the Institute of National Relations and Political Science of NAS of Ukraine
1984-1991 - Senior Research Scientist at the Institute of Party History of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine
1978-1984 - Teacher at Taras Shevchenko Kyiv State University

 

INVITATIONS

March 2003 Head of Jury of VIII All-Ukrainian Olympiad on History (the Olympiad took place in Kherson on 24-28 March 2003) by the order of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and Academy of Pedagogic Sciences of Ukraine dated 23rd January 2003 No. 34/1
Since 2000 the Member of Public Council of Experts on internal Policy by the Order of the President of Ukraine dated 4.11.2000
Since 2000 the Member of editorial board in "Dialogue" magazine
Since 2000 the Member of editorial board in "Bakhmutsky Shlyakh" magazine
Since 1999 the Member of curatorium of All-Ukrainian Contest of Pupils' Research Works "Following the Steps of History" (organized by "Doba" Regional Association of History Teachers, Lviv, and Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine)
Since 1999 the Deupty Chief Editor "From Archives of VCK-GPU-NKVD-KGB" Journal
Since 1999 the Member of editorial board in "Man and Politics" journal
Since 1998 the Member of editorial board in "Critics" magazine
Since 1998 the Member of editorial board in "Journal of Ukrainian Studies" (Toronto, Canada)
1998 - 2000 the Member of the Board of Experts on Historical Disciplines in the Supreme Certification Commission of Ukraine
Since 1994 the Member of editorial board in "From Archives of VCK-GPU-NKVD-KGB" journal
1992 - 1997 the Member of editorial board in "State Formation" journal
1995 - 1997 the Deputy Head of the Board of Experts on Historical Disciplines in the Supreme Certification Commission of Ukraine
1993 the Executive secretary of International Anti-Fascist Congress in Kyiv by the Order of the President of Ukraine.

 

GRANTS, SCOLARSHIPS, RESEARCH SUPPORT

2005 Invited for research work at Higher School of Social Sciences of National Institute of Demographic Research in Paris, France (Visiting Professor at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales et Institut National D'Etudes Demographiques)
2004 Invited for research work at Higher School of Social Sciences of National Institute of Demographic Research in Paris, France (Visiting Professor at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales et Institut National D"Etudes Demographiques)
2003 Scolarship from John Kolasky Fund (John Kolasky Visiting Research Scientist, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Edmonton, Canada)
2002 Invited for research work at Higher School of Social Sciences in Paris, France (Visiting Professor at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales)
2001 Invited for research work at Higher School of Social Sciences in Paris, France (Visiting Professor at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales)
2001 Scolarship of Georg Eckert Institute of International Research of School Textbooks in Braunschweig, Germany (Georg-Eckert-Institut fuer Internationale Schulbuchforschung, Braunschweig, Deutschland)
2001 Invited for research work at Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University, USA (Visiting researcher at Harvard University)
2001 Scolarship of Iwanciw Fund (Iwanciw Visiting Research Scientist, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Edmonton, Canada)
2000 Invited for research work at Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University, USA (Visiting researcher at Harvard University)
1999 Scolarship of Georg Eckert Institute of International Research of School Textbooks in Braunschweig, Germany (Georg-Eckert-Institut fuer Internationale Schulbuchforschung, Braunschweig, Deutschland)
1998 Scolarship in Ukraine from the Federative Republic of Germany within the framework of Transform program.
1995 Scolarship of Alexandr von Humboldt, FRG, (Alexandr von Humboldt Stiftung) for finalizing studies taking into account Western sources for the theme of research "GPU-NKVD and the National Politics in Ukraine in 20-30s".
1994 Invited for research work at Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University, USA (Visiting researcher at Harvard University)

 

Sphere of Interests:

Political history, history of communist totalitarian society, Polish-Ukrainian relations, historical personality studies.

Directions of Research:

  • Political history of Ukraine in the 20th century.
  • History of communist totalitarian society in Ukraine (cases, processes, fates of people, etc).
  • Ukrainian-Polish relations in the 20th century.
  • Jews in Ukraine under communist totalitarian society.

Awards:

2002 - Premium of Omelyan and Tetyana Antonovych Fund (USA) for scientific works on history of Ukraine.
2002 - Honorary credential of Kyiv City Mayor for many years of public activities and on occasion of 11th anniversary of independence of Ukraine.
2002 - Gratitude from New Age All-Ukrainian Association of Teachers of History and Social Sciences for providing valuable methodical support during realization of various projects.
2002 - Acknowledgement of L. Kuchma, President of Ukraine, for conscientious work and essential individual contribution into development and strengthening of Ukrainian state.
2001 - Acknowledgement of L. Kuchma, President of Ukraine, for essential contribution into preparation of multi-volume scientific-documentary publication on history of Ukrainian-Polish relations in 30-40s of the 20th century.
2001 - Acknowledgement of O. Omelchenko, Head of Kyiv City State Administration, for essential individual contribution into creation of spiritual and material values and for reaching high skills in professional activities.
1999 Credential of Presidium of NAS of Ukraine
1996 Laureate of I.M. Kostomarov Premium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

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