Zayats Orest A.


Day, month and year of birth: March 25, 1980.
Birthplace: Lviv
Degree: Candidate of historical sciences
Education: In 2001 I have graduated The Faculty of History of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. During 2001 – 2004 I studied in doctoral graduate school of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.
The title of candidate dissertation: Municipal Citizenship of Lviv in the XVth-XVIIIth centuries.
Research interests: late medieval and early modern history of Ukraine, urban history, historical regionalism.
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2005-2008 — Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Department of International Relations — Assistant Lecturer;
From 2008 hitherto — Institute of Ukrainian Archeography and Primary Sources Studying of M.S. Hrushevskyi (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine) — Senior research Fellow.

Urban history.
Historical regional studies.

Ukrainian – excellent; Russian – excellent; Polish – excellent; English – good; Latin and German – reading and translation




List of publications of O.A. Zayats


Citizens of Lviv in XIV-XVIII centuries: legal status, composition, origin. – Kyiv; Lviv, 2012. – 558 p.

Kuchyk O.S., Zayats O.A. Ukraine’s Foreign Policy: textbook. – K., 2010. – 572 p.


1. Conditions and process of admission to the city law of Lviv in 1501 – 1571 // Rocznik Europejskiego Kolegium Polskich i Ukraińskich Uniwersytetów. – Lublin, 2003. – Vol. 1. – P. 124–134.
2. Formulas of the oath for urban citizenship in Lviv XVII century // Attractions: archaeographical yearbook. – K., 2003. – Vol. 4. – P. 238–244.
3. Citizens of Lviv as a social group in XV-XVI centuries // The effectiveness of state administration: Collection of scientific works of Lviv Regional Institute of State Administration of the National Academy of State Administration under the President of Ukraine. – Lviv, 2003. – Vol. 4. - P. 113–124.
4.    Giving of urban citizenship to non-Catholic population of Lviv in 1501-1571 // Scientific Notes of the Historical department of Lviv National University named after Ivan Franko: Collection of scientific works. – Lviv, 2003. – № 5/6. – P.42–48.
5. Social and economic status of women in big cities of Ukrainian lands in XVI-XVII centuries // The effectiveness of state administration in the context of European integration: Materials of the International Scientific Conference, January the 23th, 2004. – In 2 parts – Lviv, 2004. – Part II. – P.175–178.
6. Staryi Sambir castle for inventory of 1585 // Almanac Staryi Sambir Region III. – Lviv, 2004 – P. 85–90.
7. Glorious and noble in Lviv in the second half of XV – the first half of XVII centuries (gentry in the registries of the newly admitted Lviv citizens) // Scientific Notes. Collection of works of young scientists and postgraduates / Institute of Ukrainian Archaeography and Source Studies named after M.S. Grushevskiy of NAS of Ukraine. – Kyiv, 2005. – Vol.11. – P. 5–17.
8. Geography of origin of Lviv townspeople in 1405-1727 (by the registries of acceptable to urban citizenship) // Archives. Archaeography. Source Studies: Interdepartmental collection of scientific works. Vol. 8 / Editorial board: G.V. Boryak (Head), I.B. Matyash (Deputy) and others. – K., 2006. – P. 225–245.
9. Professions of production sphere of Lviv burghers (by the registries of newly citizens of Lviv in XV-XVIII centuries) // Notes of NTSh. – Vol. 252: Works of the Special (auxiliary) historical disciplines Commission. – Lviv, 2006. – P. 320–370.
10. Conditions and process of giving of Lviv urban citizenship in XV-XVIII centuries // Notes of NTSh. – Vol. 256: Works of History and Philosophy Section. – Lviv, 2008. – P. 113–141.
11. Families of artisans in registries of the newly admitted Lviv citizens in XVI-XVIII centuries // Notes of NTSh. – Vol. 260. – Lviv, 2010. – P. 147–163.
12. Ethnic and religious composition of the newly admitted Lviv citizens in XV-XVIII centuries: the problem of quantitative counts // Lviv: City – Society – Culture. – Vol. 8. – Part I: Power and Society. – [Bulletin of Lviv University. Historical Series. Special Issue 2007]. – Lviv, 2012. – P. 319–334.