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Cultural diversity: the history and the social-communicative nature of the book

Cultural diversity: the history and the social-communicative nature of the book
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IV International scientific-practical seminar "Cultural diversity: the history and the social-communicative nature of the book” took place in Kharkov on April 12-15.

The seminar was held at the Central Scientific Library of V.N. Karazin Kharkov National University (Ukraine).

The National Library of Belarus was presented by the report of G.V. Kireeva and L.G. Kiryukhina “Research activity of the National Library of Belarus in the field of bibliology”.

The seminar organizers: V.N. Karazin Kharkov National University, Baltic International Academy (Latvia), Latvian Academic Library of the University of Latvia, Y. Kondratyuk Poltava National Technical University.

The seminar topic was the book as historical, philosophical, cultural, sociological, library and publishing phenomenon. The seminar gathered representatives from Ukraine, Poland, Latvia, Serbia and Belarus.

As part of the seminar, a guest session was held at Poltava University. During a real-time videoconference reports of specialists of Baltic International Academy (Riga) were delivered, and the “Poltava Series” by Kharkov publishing house “Saga” was presented.

Also a meeting with Russian bibliophile A. Vengerov and a presentation of the book “Bibliokhronika 1550–1975” about his private book collection took place at the seminar.


Toaster-Criminal: the Most Uncommon Murder Weapons in Literature

21 Oct 2021

Every crime story enthusiast knows: the key to solving a murder is the murder weapon. Brave detectives are the first to rush out to find it. Carving knives, hunting rifles, all sorts of ropes and arsenic are familiar and common ways of killing a literary hero. But the authors' imagination is limitless and unpredictable! So, watch your heads and your backs: 11 of the most unconventional instruments of crime await you.

Author's Point of View

The First Belarusian

20 Oct 2021

An exhibition "The First Belarusian" dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Belarusian State University is on show on the third floor of the circular corridor of the Library from October 20.

Book exhibitions