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The round table dedicated to G.Y. Golenchenko

The round table dedicated to G.Y. Golenchenko
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On 23 March, at the National Library of Belarus took place a round table meeting timed to the 75th anniversary of Doctor of Historical Sciences, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Belarus (1994) G.Y. Golenchenko.

During the meeting the following questions were considered:

  • G.Y. Golenchenko’s creative activity;
  • sources on the history of Belarus;
  • cultural traditions of the Belarusian lands in the 14th –18th centuries;
  • problems of ethnic and confessional development of the Belarusian lands in the 14th –18th centuries;
  • Belarusian old-printed editions;
  • the history of book-printing.

The round table agenda


Founder of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Belarus

21 Jun 2021

June 21 marks the 280th anniversary of the birth of the famous French scientist-encyclopaedist, doctor of medicine, professor Jean Emmanuel Gilibert (1741-1814), who is rightfully considered the founder of pharmaceutical sciences in Belarus. He created and for several years headed the first higher medical institution in the territory of modern Belarus – the Hrodna Medical Academy.

Through the Pages of the Belarusian Calendar

Unusual Writers' Last Wills

17 Jun 2021

Have you ever wondered about your last will? Surely, you have, because none of us lives forever, unfortunately. One day there will come the time to leave this mortal world; before that, take care of your will, so that numerous friends and relatives will immediately know who your favourite was. Well-known writers, of course, also made their last wills – and often their instructions and wishes were unusual at least, and eccentric at most.

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