Geschichte Osteuropas und Südosteuropas



Prof. Dr. Olena Korzun

Prof. Dr. Olena Korzun



Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Historisches Seminar
Abteilung Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München

Historicum, Schellingstraße 12 (Altbau)

Raum: K 203
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Prof. Dr. Olena Korzun is a historian of agrarian science in Ukraine. She is Associate Professor at the National Scientific Agricultural Library of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine (Kyiv), where she also received her doctoral degree in history. She is author of more than 80 publications, including two original monographs, and has edited two collections of documents and materials.

Prof. Korzun’s project at the LMU Historisches Seminar, “Collaboration of German and Ukrainian scientists in agricultural research, 1800–1950”, aims to carry out a comprehensive analysis of the historical processes of cooperation and forms of interaction between German and Ukrainian agricultural scientists, as well as the development of their research topics. This project is funded through a COST short term mission grant and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.

Website National Academy of Agrarian Science of Ukraine (Kyiv)


  • History and philosophy of the modern agricultural sciences
  • The organizational structure of agrarian science in Ukraine and its institutionalization (19th/20th century)
  • Cooperation across disciplinary cultures (19/20th century)
  • Intercultural interaction and cooperation in scientific collectives during the crisis (World War 2)