The Anglo-Belarusian Society invites its members and friends to a talk by the Slovak Ambassador to the United Kingdom HE Lubomir Rehak ‘Belarus in a European context’.
For several yearsMr Rehak worked in Belarus as a diplomat and is fluent in Belarusian.
The event will take place at the Slovak Embassy at 11 am on Saturday 19 November and will be followed by a reception.
Address: 25 Kensington Palace Gardens, Kensington, London W8 4QY
For security reasons only those registered for the event will be allowed into the Embassy building. To register, please complete this form no later than on Friday, 18 November.
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The Anglo-Belarusian Society invites its members and friends to the traditional Kupalle (Midsummer) celebration on Saturday 25 June 2016, 4pm – 10pm in the garden of Belarusian House, 52 Penn Road, London N7 9RE.
- For the first time in London: a unique opportunity to hear literary presentations by two of the most prominent Belarusian poets Uladzimier Niakliajeŭ and Andrej Chadanovič
- Traditional Kupalle programme: making flower crowns, the witch and decorating the Kupalle wheel (donations of flowers by 3pm will be greatly appreciated), games and songs, Kupalinka, jumping over the fire.
A 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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UCL 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
Conference 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
The 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).
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