Deadline: 5 March 2019 Call for sections (panels) for the 8th Congress.
Organising committee of the Congress is pleased to announce a call for sections (panels) for the 8th International Congress of Belarusian Studies. The Congress will take place on 27-29 September 2019 in Vilnius (Lithuania).
Sections (panels) are supposed to be sites for discussion of particular research problems or presentation of results of scholarly activity within certain disciplines or research fields. Organising committee does not set any restrictions regarding discipline or topic of the panel, and thus suggests that academic and research communities articulate their own priorities and interests.
Sections (panels) can be disciplinary, thematic or focus on particular narrow problems. We also accept applications for sections that suggest discussion of important social and political issues, as well as round tables, workshops, presentations, etc.
Formation of sections and panels through an open call will approximate the Congress to the needs and expectations of academic and expert community.
Organising committee calls upon research institutions and communities as well as academic leaders to participate in the design of thematic priorities of the 8th Congress.
Applications can be made by individuals, groups or institutions.
To apply, please fill in the online form: https://palityka.wufoo.com/forms/call-for-panels-2019/
Application deadline is 5 March 2019.
For further inquiries please email to [email protected]
Organizers and Partners: Institute of Political Studies “Political Sphere” (Minsk), European Humanities University (Vilnius), Grand Duchy of Lithuania Institute (Kaunas), Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Vilnius), Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, etc.
The International Congress of Belarusian Studies is the most representative annual academic event, which unites all major centres of research on politics, society and culture of Belarus. It presents an excellent opportunity to develop new research and community projects, to exchange views and ideas and to establish informal contacts with representatives of expert and academic community of Belarus and other countries.
The Congress aims at integration of researchers and experts in social sciences and humanities as well as deeper understanding of Belarus in academic and civil environment of the country, region and world.
The Congress will gather more than 500 scientists and experts from Belarus and abroad. We expect outstanding and fruitful discussions, as well as rewarding the best scholar and student works published in 2018.