Omeljan Pritsak:

May 29-31, 2019, the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Аcademy hosted conference to commemorate life and work of Omeljan Pritsak, a prominent scholar of the 20th century. He died on May 29, 2006, in Boston. He was 87.

Conference on Pritsak’s scholarly legacy and his research interests was organized by the Omeljan Pritsak Research Center for Oriental Studies in NaUKMA.

Speakers and guests visited the Omeljan Pritsak's Memorial Library and the exhibition at the NaUKMA Museum.

April 7, 2019 is the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Omeljan Pritsak. His achievements in science and social activities are supplemented with the unique library collection, accumulated over the course of his career, along with the archive and the art collection. Since 2007, Pritsak’s library, private archive and art collection have been transferred to the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, and now are open to the public.

In 2009, in honor of Omeljan Pritsak, Research Center for Oriental Studies was founded in 2009 in the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla academy. The Center's mission is to support Oriental studies activities and achievements in the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla academy and in Ukraine in general by organizing academic events, supporting and assisting academic publishing processes, providing access and promoting scholarly heritage of Omeljan Pritsak.

Sponsors and partners:

The conference is supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and
the Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies (from the endowment of the Mykhailo and Daria Kowalsky Fund)

International Charity Foundation
for Restoration of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

(from the endowment of Mykhailo and Daria Kovalsky Fund)