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UDK[82-94.09:378.245:001.891-057.4](477)Г.Дем’ян:93/94-57.4(477)І.Вагилевич 

DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2022.01.252

VAHYLEVYCH IN THE RESEARCH ORBIT OF HRYHORII DEMYAN (THE PATH FROM THESES TO MONOGRAPHS)

SOKIL Vasyl

  • ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3164-1217
  • Doctor of Philology, Professor, Head of Department
  • The Ethnology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,
  • Department of Folklore,
  • 15, Svobody Avenue, 79000, Lviv, Ukraine,
  • Contacts: e-mail: vasylsokil@gmail.com

KOVAL Halyna

  • ORCID ID: http://orcid. org/0000-0002-2998-2357
  • Doctor of Philology, Senior Researcher
  • The Ethnology Institute National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,
  • Department of Folklore,
  • 15, Svobody Avenue, 79000, Lviv, Ukraine,
  • Contacts: e-mail: galyna.kov@gmail.com

An important page in the scientific biography of H. Demyan, related to the circumstances of the procedure of his thesis on I. Vahylevych, has not yet been researched.

The basis of the proposed article is formed by separate publications of the author on the topic, analysis of the life of a member of the «Russian Trinity», various aspects of his research, including a historian, expert on the history of Ukraine and many European countries. For the first time, we learn about his knowledge of special historical disciplines, material and spiritual culture, rites, beliefs and more. All this information has enriched the theoretical and methodological basis and analytical base in this area. They formed a holistic subject of study.

The purpose of the article is to highlight the multifaceted historical and ethnographic research of I. Vahylevych, which was thoroughly traced by H. Demyan, showing an innovative approach in considering this issue. It consists in a comprehensive presentation of the scientific heritage of the scientist: source studies, history, folklore and ethnography, social and political aspect.

The source base for writing the proposed publication were separate articles by H. Demyan on this issue, especially archival sources that are in his personal fund of the Vasyl Stefanyk Lviv National Scientific Library (fund 207), especially many materials (originals and copies of thesis versions, business papers, minutes, extracts, transcripts of meetings, epistolary, etc.). Almost all of them are presented to the scientific community for the first time.

The research methodology is based on the theoretical understanding of the heritage of I. Vahylevych, analysis, systematization and generalization of historical and ethnographic experience, which was professionally carried out by H. Demyan. This made it possible to learn about historical processes in Ukraine and the world, nation-building foundations and local features.

Keywords: I. Vahylevych, historian, ethnographer, archivist, thesis, monograph.

Received 3.02.2021

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