Liubomyr Khakhula, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Assistant at the Department of International Information, the Institute of Applied Mathematics and Fundamental Sciences, has gone to the Republic of Poland within the framework of implementation of Ivan Vyhovsky Award, received for the achievements in the development of science, culture and public life.
In September – October 2019, Liubomyr Khakhula conducted research at the College of Europe in Natolin, located in Warsaw and which is one of the academic campuses of the College of Europe (the second is located in Bruges, Belgium), an independent institution for postgraduate education in Europe, founded in 1949 in the Hague. At the College of Europe in Natolin, Liubomyr Khakhula delivered a public lecture «Two Ukrainian Historical Memories about World War II: Kyiv and Lviv», which provoked lively discussion among representatives of such countries as Poland, Spain, France, the Netherlands, Morocco, Belarus and Ukraine.
Liubomyr Khakhula met with Professor Richard Butterwick-Pawlikowski, the Chairholder of the European Civilization Chair, Professor Georges Mink, a renowned French researcher of History, Memory and Politics, and Paweł Kowal, a well-known Polish political scientist and statesman, former member of the Sejm. During the meetings, they discussed the state and prospects of the Ukrainian-Polish relations, the need for closer cooperation in the field of joint scientific projects, as well as the exchange of practical experience. A series of meetings and talks also took place during the public presentation of the results of the international scientific project «3 Revolutions» about the experience and legacy of three Ukrainian revolutions – the Revolution on Granite, the Orange Revolution and the Revolution of Dignity.
The second part of the research is being implemented at the National Ossoliński Institute in Wroclaw.