To the Public of Ukraine.
Institute for Cultural Research of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine initiated the all-Ukrainian discussion on assigning this research institution the name of its founder, first director, prominent state and public figure, famous Ukrainian scientist, philosopher, culturologist, a symbolic figure for Ukraine –
Academician Yurii Bohutskyi.
We are requesting you to actively take part in the discussion and support the initiative.
To do so:
- Send a letter of support (printed, free form) on the mailing address of the Academic Council of the Institute for Cultural Research of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine (50-52 Taras Shevchenko Blvd, floor 7, Kyiv, 01032). The letter should contain your signature and be stamped by the establishment where you work.
- Email a scanned copy of the letter at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Should you have any questions, contact Inna Kuznietsova, academic secretary of the Institute (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Anonymous suggestions and comments are not accepted and will not be considered.
You can submit proposals and comments from January 15 till March 15, 2020.
Yurii Petrovych Bohutskyi (24.09.1952, Mykolaivka Village, Velykolepetytskyi district, Kherson region – 14.05.2019, Kyiv) is prominent state and public figure, famous Ukrainian scientist, philosopher, culturologist, educator, a symbolic figure for Ukraine, Full Member (Academician) of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine (2002), Full Member of the Academie Europeenne des Sciences, des Arts et des Lettres, AESAL (2019), Ph.D. in philosophy (2001), professor (1997), Merited Arts Worker of Ukraine (1997);
- an outstanding reform and development coordinator in the sphere of culture and art as Deputy Minister of Culture of Ukraine (1991-1992), Minister of Culture and Arts of Ukraine (1999, 2001–2004), Minister of Culture and Tourism of Ukraine (2006–2007), First Deputy Minister of Culture of Ukraine (2011-2013), Assistant, Advisor to the President of Ukraine;
- founder of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Vice-President of National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Head of the Department of Aesthetics and Cultural Studies at the Department of Synthesis of Plastic Arts of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, founder of the Institute for Cultural Research of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine (2008) and its director until 2019, activity of which was directed at the expansion of fundamental scientific research on aesthetic, cultural and art history issues against the background of cultural processes taking place in Ukraine.
Yurii Bohutskyi was awarded the Order of Merit I (2009), II (2003), and III (2002) class, certificates of honor of the Verkhovna Rada and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, state awards of foreign countries (Vatican, Georgia, Italy, Poland, the Russian Federation), other departmental and ecclesiastical honors, Gold medal of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine (2012).
His main scientific works are the following:
Mutual Enrichment of Cultures of Ukraine and Greece in the 19th Century (1996);
The Dialectic of the Development of the Spiritual Culture under Modern Social Conditions (1999);
Humanitarian Policy of Ukraine and Topical Problems of Cultural Development (1999);
Cultural Genesis as a Modern Scientific Phenomenon (2000);
The Phenomenon of Cultural Genesis and the Problems of the Modern Cultural Crisis (2000);
Culture of Independent Ukraine (2001);
Problems and Prospects of Ukrainian Culture;
Encyclopedia of Ethnic Cultural Studies: in 6 Volumes (co-authored, 2000-2001);
Status and Prospects for the Development of Culture in Ukraine (2004);
monograph Formation of the Foundations of Cultural Studies in the Age of Civilization Globalization: Second half of the XIX – beginning of the XXI centuries (2005, co-authored);
monograph Self-organization of Culture: Ontology, Dynamics, Perspectives (2008);
monograph New Cultural Reality as a Sociodynamic Process of Human Creation (2013, co-authored);
State policy under Conditions of New Cultural Reality (2013, co-authored);
Cultural Studies tutorial (2013, co-authored);
Scientific Creativity in the Field of Cultural Studies and Art History tutorial (2016, co-authored) and others.