01 danilec kiceraDuring the academic year 2018/2019 two teachers from the Uzhhorod National University in Uzhhorod had opportunity to realize their research visits at the Faculty of Arts and Letters, Catholic University in Ruzomberok.

 

Over the last ten months, a historian Iurii Danylets and a political scientist Nadiia Kitchera carried out intensive examinations of their research topics which are related to the Visegrad area.

 

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Within his project The Orthodox Church in the Carpathian Ruthenia and Eastern Slovakia during the First and Second Czechoslovak Republic Iurii Danylets studied a number of issues concerning the history of Orthodox Church in the Eastern Slovakia and in the Carpathian Ruthenia. His findings were presented at various conferences and seminars in Ukraine, Slovakia, Moldova and Romania. Nadiia Kichera focused on the status and image of the communities of Ukrainians and Rusyns living in Slovakia. Outcomes of her research were presented at conferences in Lviv, Cracow and Uzhhorod. Their research was supported by the Visegrad Fund (https://www.visegradfund.org).