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Database «Man of the Year of Vitebsk Region»

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Database «Man of the Year of Vitebsk Region»

Database «Dvina Region: history and here and now»

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Database «Artists of Vitebsk Region»

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Free Courses «Vitebsk: Real and Popular History of the Native Town». «The History of Vitebsk University»

On May 11, 2017 the library hosted a regular session of the free courses «Vitebsk: Real and Popular History of the Native Town». The topic of the lecture was «The History of Vitebsk University».

Denis Yurchak, Chief Specialist of the General Department for Ideology, Culture and Youth Affairs at the Vitebsk Regional Executive Committee and a Candidate of Historical Sciences, spoke about the formation and development of the first western universities and the Jesuit Academy in Polotsk. Following was the presentation by Anatoly Dulov, Head of the Department of History of Belarus at VSU named after P. Masherov and a Candidate of Historical Sciences, that added up to the topic. Mr. Dulov focused on the development of higher education in Vitebsk Region, the academic activity at Vitebsk Teachers' Institute, and a long path that eventually had led to the foundation of the first institution of higher education in Vitebsk. The lecturers mentioned the names of Sabin-Gus, Kosov, Sapunov – Vitebsk residents who had underpinned the process of creation of the university. Special attention was devoted to a member of the Vitebsk Academic Archive Commission and the first director of the first Teachers' Institute in Belarus Klavdiy Tikhomirov.

Those willing to study in depth the subject of the lecture may want to visit the Department of Local History Literature and Bibliography to find relevant literature.

The records of the lecture can be found at the project's community on VK and on the website of the Vitebsk Regional Library.

 

  • Denis Yurchak
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    Denis Yurchak
  • Denis Yurchak and Anatoly Dulov
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    Denis Yurchak and Anatoly Dulov
  • The audience
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    The audience