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Voice of Freedom from behind Bars

An anthology of works by Belarusian political prisoners

The Anthology "Voice of Freedom from behind Bars" holds under one cover poetry, memoirs, diaries, stories and publicist articles written by citizens of the Republic of Belarus, who have been or continue to be politically persecuted. Among the authors there are both well-known poets, journalists, politicians and those whose texts get published for the first time in their life. The book was published by European Humanities University Press with financial support from Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung e.V.. more…

January 9, 2014

Belarus-Europe: Belarusian politicians meet and debate with Lithuanian colleagues

Public Speaking Skills

On 23-26 September 2013 Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and ARU Television carried out a study trip to Vilnius for a group of 10 representatives of five Belarusian democratic parties and political campaigns. This event belonged to the final stage in the training program on public speaking skills, implemented with support of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany in 2013. more…

Event Reports | December 4, 2013

Post-Wall Europe needs to become “Europe for all”

State of Europe with Herman Van Rompuy

24 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy expressed in Berlin his concerns over the challenges Europe is facing today. In front of 600 invited people at the Allianz Forum in Berlin, Van Rompuy warned against growing populism on the European continent and the rising of distrust. “Populism and nationalism cannot provide the answer to the challenges of our time”. more…

Event Reports | November 9, 2013

Working Papers of the Second International Congress of Belarusian Studies

In October 2013, the working papers of the 2nd International Congress of Belarusian Studies came out of print. The Congress took place in Kaunas, Lithuania, on 28-30 September 2012 and brought together some 400 scholars from various countries of the world. more…

Event Reports | October 8, 2013

Belarus and its Neighbors: Historical Perceptions and Political Constructs

Conference Papers

Shortly before March 2013 conference at the Łazarski University, a book of papers of the previous international conference on Belarusian issues was published. The conference “Belarus and its Neighbors: Historical Perceptions and Political Constructs” was held at the Łazarski University’s Institute of Civic Space and Public Policy on December 9 to 11, 2011. The event gathered researchers from Belarus and other countries. more…

Event Reports | February 28, 2013