Call for Papers, Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century, 7th Annual Conference
18 November 2021
UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies, the Ostrogorski Centre and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum invite paper proposals from established academics and doctoral researchers discussing various aspects of contemporary Belarusian studies.
The conference serves as a multidisciplinary forum of Belarusian studies in the West and offers a rare networking opportunity for researchers of Belarus.
The conference will take place on 19–20 February 2022 in the hybrid format. It will be possible to attend all panels virtually and some panels as well as the conference reception in person. Those based in London will be able to attend a reception at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies and a tour of the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum Church of St Cyril of Turau & All the Patron Saints of the Belarusian People.
The organisers are interested in papers that discuss history, political science, political economy, literature, sociology and religious studies. Interdisciplinary studies are particularly encouraged. Selected papers will be peer-reviewed and published in the Journal of Belarusian Studies in 2022.
To submit a paper please complete this online form no later than 15 December 2021. The working language of the conference is English. Applicants will be notified about selection by 20 December 2021.
The organising committee includes Prof Yarik Kryvoi (co-chair), Prof Andrew Wilson (co-chair), Dr Alena Marková, and Dr Karalina Matskievich.
Please spread the word and use hashtag #BelStudies. For any questions relating to the conference, please email firstname.lastname@example.org