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Working Papers of the First International Congress of Belarusian Studies

In September 2012, the working papers of the 1st International Congress of Belarusian Studies came out of print. The Congress took place in Kaunas, Lithuania, on 23-25 September 2011 and brought together some 200 scholars from various countries of the world. more…

Event Reports | September 17, 2012

Unknown Belarusian People’s Republic

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung helped European Humanities University and the Lithuanian Central State Archive to organize an exhibition titled “Unknown Belarusian People’s Republic”, which features the newly discovered historical documents, symbolic of the formation of nationhood in Belarus. more…

Event Reports | March 26, 2012

Exile for Lukashenko?

How Advocates of Democracy are being Forced to Emigrate from Belarus

In the last 17 years of Lukashenko’s presidency, people have left Belarus to go into exile for many different reasons. Many have left their homeland to study or set up a business, or simply because they feared for their lives. Many of the President’s former allies who have fallen out of favour now live in Moscow. Lukashenko’s democratic opponents have chosen Prague, Warsaw or Vilnius as places to live in exile. more…

Stephan Malerius | Country Reports | February 15, 2012

Our Neighbour, the European Union

New guidebook for teachers

Belarusian school teachers of history and other social sciences have now at their disposal the guidebook "Our Neighbour, the European Union", which will help them to acquaint their students with the history, structure and functions of the EU, as well as with the current situation and prospects of its political, economic and cultural development. more…

January 11, 2012

Returning to Europe: Belarus’ Past and Future

A book of conference proceedings

During the Lazarski University’s 4th international conference on Belarus, ‘Belarus and Belarusians among neighbors: historical perceptions versus political constructs’ (Warsaw, 9-11.12.2011), the proceedings of the previous year’s conference were presented. Titled ‘Returning to Europe: Belarus` Past and Future,’ the 2010 Warsaw event examined key intersections between the history of Belarus and Europe at a particularly auspicious moment. more…

Event Reports | December 12, 2011