3rd Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century Conference: Call for Papers Extension
19 December 2017
The Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century Conference Committee, the Ostrogorski Centre and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum invite proposals on contemporary Belarusian studies.
The Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century Conference Committee, the Ostrogorski Centre and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum invite proposals from established academics and doctoral researchers for individual papers and panel discussions on contemporary Belarusian studies.
This year’s conference will take place on Friday, 23 March 2018, at the UCL Institute of Education.
The Annual Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century Conference is unique. It is a multidisciplinary forum for specialists and students of Belarusian studies to present their research to an informed audience. Moreover, it is excellent opportunity to network and share ideas.
UCL SSEES, which is helping host the event, produces some of the most innovative research on Belarus, Central Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union. The school attracts researchers and students from around the world to participate in seminars and collaborate in programmes. For more information on research at UCL SSEES please visit: www.ucl.ac.uk/ssees/research-0.
Previous keynote speakers at the Annual Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century Conference include Dr Andrew Wilson from UCL SSEES, retired UK Ambassador to Belarus and Chairman of the Anglo-Belarusian Society Brian Bennett, and Deputy Director of the National Library of Belarus and Chairman of the International Association of Belarusian Language and Culture Specialists Dr Alexander Susha.
The conference call for papers can be accessed via this link. To register and submit a proposal for the conference, please fill out the online form at: https://goo.gl/forms/JGtQmIYPxOEglog03. Paper and panel discussion proposals should be no more than 300 words. The application deadline has been extended until 12 January 2018. The language of the conference is English. Presentations should be no longer than 20 minutes. Successful applicants will be notified on or around 15 January 2018.
UCL SSEES can provide non-UK based applicants with Invitation Letters for visas. Some travel expenses may be covered for applicants, but please seek alternate sources of funding beforehand.
For any questions relating to the conference, please address an email to either Peter Braga or Stephen Hall and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.