UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Second Annual Conference Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century

25 February 2017, 9:00 am–7:30 pm

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Event Information


Elvin Hall, Rm. 104, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL

On Saturday 25 February the Second Annual Conference on Belarusian Studies will take place at University College London.

The event has been organised by the UCL School of Slavic and Eastern European Studies, the Ostrogorski Centre and the Belarusian Francis Skaryna Library and Museum.

The speakers from Belarus, the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, the United States and other countries will come to London to present and discuss Belarus-related research. This full-day conference which will take place at the UCL Institute of Education, close to the Russell Square tube station.

The conference panels will cover Skaryna’s work and legacy, problems of Belarusian national identity, foreign policy of Belarus and comparative politics, social and political movements, and language and literature. Selected papers from the conference will be published in the Journal of Belarusian Studies. 

The main conference will be followed by the Annual Lecture on Belarusian Studies delivered by Dr Ales Susha, Deputy Director of the National Library of Belarus, and Chairman of the International Association of Belarusian Language and Culture Specialists.

All those who are neither conference moderators nor speakers who wish to attend the conference must register online as guests.

For the full conference programme please click here.

Guest Registration: Form