Belarus News: Belarusian State University to host online conference on cultural heritage

Belarus News: Belarusian State University to host online conference on cultural heritage. “The online discussions will bring together around 40 scientists, teachers, postgraduate students, and researchers from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Turkmenistan, the United States, the United Kingdom, and India. They will discuss matters related to Oriental studies, classical and medieval studies of Belarus, cultural heritage, history, and religion of the East in ancient and medieval times in the historical memory of the Belarusian nation and share results of research in this field. Following the conference, the BSU will publish a collection of reports from the conference in its Digital Library.”

Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation: IPLC Launches the Belarusian Politics and Society Web Archive

Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation: IPLC Launches the Belarusian Politics and Society Web Archive. “Developed by librarians at Harvard and Stanford Universities, and the University of Chicago — under the auspices of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation — the Belarusian Politics and Society Web Archive exists to preserve material related to the 2020 presidential election campaign in Belarus and the events that followed.”

Belarus News: Belarus’ National Library to launch online project to celebrate Great Victory

Belarus News: Belarus’ National Library to launch online project to celebrate Great Victory. “Belarus’ National Library is launching a new project titled 100 Days Before the Great Victory through the Pages of the Belarusian Newspapers, BelTA has learned from the library. From 30 January to 9 May the website of the National Library will be presenting daily chronicles of news and events as reflected in the periodical press of Soviet Belarus back in 1945.”

National Library of Belarus: Zvyazda 100-Year Digital Archive Is Being Created

National Library of Belarus: Zvyazda 100-Year Digital Archive Is Being Created. “In 2018 – the Year of Native Land in Belarus – the National Library of Belarus looks forward to gathering digital copies of the newspaper Zvyazda for 100 years…. The newspaper is unique as it was one of the first periodicals to cover the most significant historical events of our Motherland: the proclamation of the BSSR, the annexation of Western Belarus to the BSSR, the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, the liberation of Belarus from fascism, etc. During the Great Patriotic War, the newspaper was published underground.”