The International Congress “500 years of the Belarusian book-printing”

National Library of Belarus. Wikipedia / Flexovich

The International Congress “500 years of the Belarusian book-printing” took place at the National Library of Belarus, Minsk. During the two-day work of the Congress, there were seven sections: “Francysk Skaryna: personality, activity and legacy”, “500 years of book-printing”, “The book heritage of Belarus in local and foreign collections”, “National documents and collections in libraries, archives and museums: bibliographical representation”, “The history of librarianship of Belarus and foreign countries”, “Book – reading – library: the 21st century”, and “The book and the art: from Skaryna to present day”.

The Congress Program

 

Olga Shutova

Olga Shutova (also Volga Shutava), Ph.D. (1997) is a Belarusian historian, historiographer, writer. In 1997. In 1995-2007 – Associate Professor at the Belarusian State University. Author of more than 50 articles and 4 monographs in Intellectual History, Historiography, History of Belarus and Francysk Skaryna Studies.