Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century conference

 

Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century

Annual Conferences

Location: London, UCL School for Slavonic and East European Studies

UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies, the Ostrogorski Centre and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum organise the Annual London Conference on Belarusian Studies. It brings together established academics and doctoral researchers for individual papers and panels discussing various aspects of contemporary Belarusian studies.

More information about past conferences is available below. The next conference will take place in February 2023 and the call for papers will be available no later than in November 2022. 

 


Past conferences
  • 7th Annual ‘Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century’ Conference & Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies (2022). Keynote address: Complexity, Resilience and the Political: Understanding the Many Crises in Belarus – The Annual Lecture on Belarusian Studies: Professor Elena Korosteleva, University of Oxford, United Kingdom (programmevideo
  • 6th Annual ‘Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century’ Conference & Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies (2021). Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies: ‘Stalin’s Ghosts, Parasites, and Pandemic – the Roots of the 2020 Uprising in Belarus’ by Professor David Marples, the University of Alberta, Canada (programme; video
  • 5th Annual ‘Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century’ Conference & Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies (2020) Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies ‘Bagpipe Player and Painted Birds. Belarusian Histories of the People in the Marshes’ by Professor Thomas Bohn, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany. (programmeaudio)
  • 4th Annual ‘Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century’ Conference & Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies (2019) Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies: ‘Belarusian nationalism in the 2010s, a case of anti-colonialism? Origins, features and outcomes of ongoing ‘Soft Belarusianisation’ by Dr Anais Marin, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Belarus (programme; audio)
  • 3rd Annual ‘Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century’ Conference & Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies (2018). Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies: ‘Belarusian state- and nation-formation: from Polatsk principality to Independent Belarus’ by Dr Alena Marková, Assistant Professor at the Department of Historical Sociology, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague (programme)
  • 2nd Annual ‘Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century’ Conference & Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies (2017). Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies by Dr Alexander Susha, Deputy Director of the National Library of Belarus, Chairman of the International Association of Belarusian Language and Culture Specialists (programme; audio)
  • Innagural conference ‘Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century’ & Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies (2016). Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies: 'Belarus: from a Social Contract to a Security Contract?' by: Prof Andrew Wilson, University College London (programme; audio)
  • Innagural Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies: 'The Beginnings of Modern Belarus: Identity, Nation, and Politics in a European Borderland' by Dr Per Anders Rudling, Visiting Professor, University of Vienna & Associate Professor, Lund University (2015) (programme; audio).