The Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding has for the eighth time awarded scholarships to Russian scientists for research in the academic year 2019/2020.
The scholarships were awarded to 10 Russian researchers:
- Yelena Kozmina from the Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin will use the scholarship to conduct research "Polish literature of the 21st century in the reception of Polish and Russian researchers: Jerzy Sosnowski's novel Apokryf Agłai.
- Anastasiya Preobrazhenskaya from the National Research University Higher School of Economics will study Polish literary and cultural code in seventeenth-century Moscow sermons (traditions of Polish and Western European Jesuit didactic literature in Russian writings).
- Yevgeny Semenov from the East-Siberian State Institute of Culture (Ulan-Ude) will address the issue of the penal servitude and settlement of Polish post-Soviet deportees in Zabaykala.
- Oyuna Dorzhigushayeva from the East-Siberian State University of Technology and Management in Ulan-Ude will conduct a comparative analysis of Buddhist and Christian ecological traditions.
- Aleksandr Musin from the Institute for the History of Material Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg will conduct a comparative study "Integration or incorporation? Galicia–Volhynia Ruthenia and the Veliky Novgorod within the Piast and Jagiellonian monarchy and the Grand Duchy of Moscow (mid-14th – mid-16th century)".
- Kseniya Rodionova from the Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok will study the history of Polish Catholics in Manchuria in 1897-1960 within the framework of a scholarship.
- Tamara Smirnova from the humanities department of the Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation will collect materials for her work on the Polish House of Education in Leningrad 1926-1937.
- Roman Shizhenskiy from the Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University will conduct research on the socio-cultural auto-identification of Slavic neo-pagan organizations in Poland and Russia.
- Veronika Belayeva-Sachuk from the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences will conduct an archival and library search in Poland for unknown collections of Polish Siberian researchers gathered in Kunstkamera.
- Daria Korotkova from the Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow will take up the topic of "The Belarusian case in Soviet-Polish diplomatic relations in the 1920s" as part of the scholarship.
The total amount of scholarships amounted to PLN 142,848.