Organising Committee of the International Congress of Belarusian Studies announces call for individual applications for the 5th Congress that will take place on 2-4 October 2015 in Kaunas, Lithuania.
Deadline for applications – 18 May 2015
The International Congress of Belarusian Studies is the most representative annual academic and expert event of Belarus. It gathers all main intellectual centres, which study Belarusian politics, society and culture. Besides, the congress presents a fine opportunity to develop new viable research and civil projects, exchange opinions and ideas, establish informal contacts with experts and academics from Belarus and other countries.
Mission of the Congress is to develop a community of scholars, analysts and experts, and to promote a deeper understanding of Belarus in academic and civil communities of the country, region and world.
You can participate in the Congress as a speaker (in this case you need to submit an abstract of your paper 2-4 thousand characters long) or a guest without a paper. You can also apply for presentation of academic and cultural projects, publications, exhibitions etc. Journalists and media representatives are encouraged to participate in the event.
Please follow the link to choose a registration form.
The list of thematic sections for individual applications is listed below:
Political Institutions. Economic Policy
International Relations and Foreign Policy
Science and Education
History of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Book Culture of Belarus: History and Theory
History of Belarus of the 19th and 20th centuries
Literature Studies and Linguistics
Philosophy Studies and Intellectual Tradition of Belarus
Current State, Problems and Prospects of Development Psychology in Belarus.
History of Church
Modern Belarusian Culture
Anthropology, Ethnography and Preservation of Historical and Cultural Heritage
Gender Rules: Discources, Policies and Practices.
Legal Studies and Human Rights
You can see a detailed list of thematic sections and panels please follow here.