The Institute of Archaeology of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

 

The Institute was established in September 2000 according to the decision of Academic Council and the order of the President of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

 

Main tasks of the Institute: to organize and to perform fundamental research in archaeology in Western Ukraine.

 

Scientific fields: ethnic origin and early history of Slavs, the state building in Ukrainian Subcarpathia in the 2nd half of the 1st millenium, the era of Kyivan Ruthenia in the history of Ukrainian nation.

 

The staff of Institute:

Director – Mykhailo Fylypchuk, the Candidate of science in History, Assistant professor of the Chair of Archaeology, the specialist in the field of the archaeology of Slavs, the author and co-author of 50 scientific publications.

 

Scientific researcher – Petro Dovhan, the specialist in the field of archaeology of Kyivan Ruthenia, the author and co-author of 30 scientific publications.

 

The Institute cooperates with some teachers, post-graduate students of the Chair of Archaeology, Antiquity and Middle Ages:

 

Yaroslav Onyshchuk – the Candidate of science in History, the assistant professor of Chair of Archaeology, Antiquity and Middle Ages, the specialist in the field of archaeology of Roman times in Ukraine, the author and co-author of 90 scientific publications.

 

Roman Berest – the Candidate of science in History, the assistant professor of Chair of Archaeology, Antiquity and Middle Ages, the specialist in the field of archaeology of late Middle Ages, the author and co-author of 35 scientific publications.

 

Roman Chaika – the director of the Museum of Archaeology, the specialist in the field of archaeology of Kyivan Ruthenia, the author and co-author of 85 scientific publications.

 

Natalia Stebliy – the post graduate student of Chair of Archaeology, Antiquity and Middle Ages, the specialist in the field of archaeology of Slavs (the 2nd quarter of the 1st millenium AD), the author of 4 scientific publications. Her scientific advisor is assistant professor M. Fylypchuk.

 

Taras Mylian – the post graduate student of Chair of Archaeology, Antiquity and Middle Ages, the specialist in the field of archaeology of Slavs (the Vth – VIIth centuries AD), the author of 8 scientific publications. His scientific advisor is the correspondent member of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, doctor of history sciences V. Baran.

 

Oleh Osaulchuk – the post graduate student of Chair of Archaeology, Antiquity and Middle Ages, the specialist in the field of archaeology of the princes’ times, the author of 10 scientific publications. His scientific advisor is assistant professor M. Fylypchuk.

 

Yaroslav Pohoralskyi – the post graduate student of Chair of Archaeology, Antiquity and Middle Ages, the specialist in the field of archaeology of Slavs (the 1st millenium AD), the author of 3 scientific publications. His scientific advisor is prof. D. Kozak.

 

Natalia Voitseshchuk – the researcher at the Chair of Archaeology, Antiquity and Middle Ages, the specialist in the field of archaeology of Slavs (the Vth – VIIth centuries AD). His scientific advisor is assistant professor M. Fylypchuk.

 

The Scientific Advisors of the Institute:

 

Volodymyr Baran – the correspondent member of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences, doctor of history sciences, the director of the Department of Slavonic Archaeology of the Institute of Archaeology of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences.

 

Deoniziy Kozak – the doctor of history sciences, the assistant director of the Institute of Archaeology of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences.

 

In March, 2001, the Institute of Archaeology of Ukraine’s National Academy of Sciences together with the Chair of Archaeology, Antiquity and Middle Ages organized international archaeological conference “Ethnic Origin and Early History of Slavs: scientific Concepts at the beginning of new Millenium”. The materials of the conference had been published before its beginning (293 pages). The participants of the conference were: V. Baran, D. Kozak, I. Vynokur, R. Terpylovsky, B. Mahomedov (Ukraine); V. Sedov (Russia); L. Halushka (Szechia); A Kokowski (Poland); M. Telnov (Moldova), and some other specialists from Central and South-Eastern Europe.

 

The main objects of the Institutes research are the former sites of the cities of Plishesko and Busk, which together with other objects let us to understand difficult ethnic and cultural processes in the end of the 1st – beginning of the 2nd millenium AD.

 

The researchers of the Institute study some actual questions of the history of Early Middle Ages in Western Ukraine. During 2001-2003 the Institute works at the theme “Ethnic, Cultural and State Building Processes of the 1st – beginning of the 2nd millenium AD near San, Dniester and Western Bug Rivers”.

 

During June and July the workers of the Institute and the Chair of Archaeology, Antiquity and Middle Ages performed archaeological research in Plisnesk (M. Fylypchukl), Busk (P. Dovhan, N. Stebliy), Zhovkva and Hlynsk (R. Chaika, T. Mylian, O. Osaulchuk), Dudyn (Y. Onyshchuk, N. Voitseshchuk).

 

The address:         The Institute of Archaeology

                      Universytetska str., 1

                      79000, Lviv

                      Ukraine

                     

                      Tel.: +38 0322 964120

                     

                      E-mail: archlviv@mail.ru