Category Archives: PhD Project

The 7th Congress Of Belarusian Studies Kicks Off In Warsaw

Today the 7th International Congress of Belarusian Studies kicked off in Warsaw, this time in cooperation with Collegium Civitas. Previous conferences took place in Kaunas, Lithuania. The Congress remains one of the rare opportunities for academics working on Belarus to … Continue reading

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‘Mummy Is just Doing a PhD!’

This year for the first time in my life I felt that Mother’s Day was my day too. Here in the UK it is celebrated on 26 March. As a young mum, I want to share my experience of combining … Continue reading

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Networking and Conferencing on Belarus in London

Last Saturday I attended the 2nd conference “Belarusian Studies in the 21st century” organised by the Ostrogorski Centre, SSEES (UCL) and the Francis Skaryna Library in London. This time the event attracted around 20 scholars and researchers from the places including the … Continue reading

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Why I Am Studying Protestant Minorities

Yes, I felt a bit stressed before my presentation at the Congress. Paradoxically, to overcome the negative thoughts, I tried out an old method of catastrophizing – by considering what could have possible gone bad and the worst scenarios. When … Continue reading

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Giving my First Academic Paper Presentation

So here I am in Kaunas, Lithuania. I am attending the 6th International Congress of Belarusian Studies, an academic must for researchers studying Belarus. I am here for the first time in a capacity of a PhD student and want … Continue reading

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