In 1965 the Anglo-Belarusian Society began publishing a yearbook - The Journal of Byelorussian Studies.
The Journal is distributed annually to universities, libraries and private subscribers in the UK, the US, Belarus and other countries throughout the world.
The Journal publishes articles on Belarusian literature, linguistics, foreign relations, civil society, history and art, as well as book reviews.
The Journal is the oldest English language double blind peer-reviewed periodical on Belarusian studies. It is the only academic periodical about Belarus indexed by EBSCO and Google Scholar. The Journal is currently accepting new submissions.
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ISSN 0075-4161 (print) ISSN 2052-6512 (online) ISBN 978-1-291-41994-8
The 19th c. produced a good deal of scholarly interest in Belarus, a territory that had throughout the 18th c. suffered the most abject material and cultural conditions....
Russian and Polish ethnographers found Belarus a rich source of hitherto unrecorded material, whilst linguists were confronted with the problem not merely of describing the language but also of placing it within the general Slavonic framework...
Saint Euphrosyne (c. 1105-1167) was the granddaughter of the famous prince of Polack, Usiaslau (Vseslav) whose long reign (1044-1101) and many exploits ... made such an impression on his contemporaries that they refused to believe him to be an ordinary mortal... Young Pradslava - such was the name of Euphrosyne before she took the veil - seems to have inherited many traits of her grandfather's character...This became manifest early in her life when she refused all proposals of marriage and, without her parent's knowledge, run away to the convent...
Until comparatively recent times one branch of Belarusian history, namely Church history, suffered from undeserved neglect, and little or no research had been done into the cults of the pre-Christian era. The few treatises on the history of Belarus which have been published in the past and which deal with the pre-Christian beliefs of the Belarusian tribes, give nothing more than a very general and vague outline.