Tag Archives: Minsk

Crossing Poland-Belarus Border: Easy-Peasy This Time

Yesterday I crossed the Poland-Belarus border, heading towards Hrodna and then Minsk. While I still keep bad memories of my last year trip, which included the issues with visa, then with a plane, and, eventually, a long trip by train, … Continue reading

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Reflexivity in Research: Reflections from a Field Trip to Belarus

This summer when I was doing my fieldwork, I explored a bit a Baptist church located in the sleeping area of Minsk. That was the biggest church I have seen so far. It was built in the 1990s, when Protestant … Continue reading

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God Is Back In Belarus

Unexpected religious revival in the post-Soviet space? In the 1990s, the former Soviet republics found themselves in completely new social realities. Interestingly, despite the decades of atheization, some sort of religious revival took place throughout the whole post-Soviet space. Millions … Continue reading

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Getting to Belarus

The good news is that I got ethics approval from King’s College for my PhD research. Visa, health insurance obtained and tickets purchased. “Now it is time to start my pilot study in Belarus!”, I thought enthusiastically. The travel itinerary of my trip … Continue reading

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World Press Photo 2013 w mińskim Cechu

Kilka dni temu byłam na wystawie w Mińsku – World Press Photo 2013, jaka odbyła się w klubokawiarni Cech. World Press Photo to wystawa najlepszych prasowych fotografii ze świata. W tym roku nagrodzono 54 fotografów z 33 państw. Niektóre zdjęcia rzeczywiście były … Continue reading

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Mowa Ciekawa, czyli o tym jak w Mińsku uczą języka białoruskiego

Wczoraj byłam z moimi znajomymi z BelarusDigest w kultowym bufecie w Centralnym universamie w Minsku. Rozmawialiśmy, zamówiliśmy piwo i kwas, i w pewnym momencie podszedl do mnie młody Białorusin. Zapytał dlaczego rozmawiam po białorusku. Totalnie zaskoczona odpowiedziałam mu, że jestem w Białorusi … Continue reading

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