On September 14-16, 2017, the Ihor Meniok Polonistic Scientific Information Center became again (for the fourth time) an international partner of the scientific interdisciplinary conference “On the Borderline of Cultures and Peoples”, which takes place every year since 2013 at the Jan Grodek State Higher Professional School in Sanok, Poland. At this international scientific forum such scholars of our university as Svitlana Schudlo, Olena Kvas, Maria Karalius, Iryna Bermes, Oleksandra Nimylovich, Olena Halyan, Ihor Halyan, Pavlo Skotnyi, Vira Meniok shared their scientific views and concepts in recent years.
This year the Ivan Franko State Pedagogical University in Drogobych was again represented at the conference by associate professors Pavlo Skotnyi and Vira Meniok, having presented reports related to the contemporary problems of economic demography in Ukrainian and the dilemmas of identity and multiculturalism on the example of Bruno Schulz’s biography, creative work and reception.
Among the participants of the conference were scholars from Poland, Ukraine, Slovakia, Germany, Czech Republic. During the three days of plenary and sectional sessions seventy scientific reports from various fields of humanities, social sciences and economics were presented. The scientific program of the conference was diversified by such cultural events as a choral concert in the Sanok Castle; a visit to the gallery of the famous Polish artist Zdzislaw Beksinski, whose life and work are connected with Sanok; an excursion to one of the largest in Europe open-air museum in Sanok.
We are grateful for the excellent organization of the conference to its organizers – scholars of the Jan Grodek State Higher Professional School in Sanok: Anna Chudzik – initiator and inspirer of this annual scientific event, Jolanta Karolczuk, Piotr Fronczek and Robert Lipelt. We hope that in subsequent years the Polonistic Center of Drohobych University will continue to be an international partner of the conference in Sanok, during which our scholars will be able to share their scientific concepts of understanding, unity and creation of common values in the cultural space of the Borderland.
Ihor Meniok Polonistic Scientific Information Center
Report by associate professor Pavlo Skotnyi at the conference
Report by associate professor Vira Meniok at the conference
Outside the Jan Grodek State Higher Professional School in Sanok: Oksana Rybak, Professor Dariusz Vojakowski (University of Rzeszów), Vira Meniok, Pavlo Skotnyi