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  • 24-25 June – symposium to mark Arnold McMillin’s 75th birthday
  • June 2016 – Kupalle Midsummer Celebration
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Symposium to mark Arnold McMillin’s 75th birthday

Screen Shot 2016-05-06 at 18.55.16A symposium is being held in the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), University College London (UCL), to mark the 75th birthday of Professor Arnold McMillin.

The event is generously supported by the Modern Humanities Research Association, the Association of Belarusians in Great Britain, the Anglo-Belarusian Society, the Belarusian Catholic Mission and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum in London. Continue reading

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The Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies: Explaining Lukashenka’s Survival

Screen Shot 2016-03-22 at 09.42.09UCL SSEES and the Ostrogorski Centre present the second Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies followed by a reception sponsored by the Anglo-Belarusian Society.

The lecture will start at Masaryk Senior Common Room, UCL, 16 Taviton St, London WC1H 0BW at 6 pm on 24 March 2016 and will be delivered by Professor Andrew Wilson.

Andrew Wilson is Professor in Ukrainian Studies at University College London. Professor Wilson was born in Cumberland, England, in 1961. He got his first First degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (first class) from Oxford University in 1984, followed by PhD from the London School of Economics in 1993.  Continue reading

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Conference ‘Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century’ and the 2016 London Lecture on Belarusian Studies

Screen Shot 2016-03-11 at 14.19.17Conference Belarusian Studies in the 21st Century’ and Annual London Lecture on Belarusian Studies will take place on 23-24 March 2016 in London.

The conference will serve as a multidisciplinary forum of Belarusian studies in the West and offer a rare networking opportunity for researchers of Belarus.

It is organised by the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies and the Ostrogorski Centre in partnership with Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum, Anglo-Belarusian Society, and the Journal of Belarusian Studies. Continue reading

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Mother Language Day Celebration in London – Saturday, 20 February 2016

movaThe Anglo-Belarusian Society cordially invites its members and friends to join our annual Mother Language Day Celebration. This year it is organised this year with the participation of the Belarusian Sunday School and the Francis Skaryna Belarusian Library and Museum.

The event was inaugurated by the late Vera Rich to mark UNESCO Mother Language Day involving poetry reading in all languages particularly Belarusian and English.

The celebration takes place on Saturday, February 20th 2016 from 2pm at the Belarusian Religious and Cultural Centre (Marian House, Holden Avenue, London N12 8HS).

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AGM of the Anglo-Belarusian Society

All members and friends
of the Belarusian community in Britain
are cordially invited to the

Annual General Meeting of the Anglo-Belarusian Society

on Saturday, 30 January 2016, 3 pm

at St Cyril’s Belarusian Religious and Cultural Centre
Marian House, Holden Avenue, London N12 8HY

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Batlejka, Concerts and Other Belarusian Events in London this December

2000._Stamp_of_Belarus_0399Christmas‎ Performance by Belarusian Sunday School

19 December 2015, 13:00 – 15:30
St Cyril’s Belarusian Church Centre, Marian House, N12 8HY

Pupils of the Belarusian Sunday school led by headmistress Natallia Ramanchuk will perform a traditional Nativity play with Belarusian songs and dances. Other children and their parents are also welcome.

For further information about the Sunday School please contact belarusmission@gmail.com

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Belarus and the Nobel Prize – Saturday 21 November

Screen Shot 2015-11-02 at 10.56.05The Anglo-Belarusian Society cordially invites its members and friends to the “Belarus and the Nobel Prize” event.

Location: Marian House, Holden Avenue, London N12 8HY

Time: Saturday 21 November at 3pm

Presentations will cover Belarus-born Nobel prize winners in the 20th and 21st century, as well as a number of Belarusian nominees for the Nobel Prize in Literature and Nobel Peace Prize. Continue reading

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