Language Problem in the Belorussian History

Georgij M. Gribov
Olga N. Popko


The authors analyse some aspects of the language problem in the history and modern Belarus. The purpose of this paper is to define the role and place of the Belorussian language in the culture and art of Belarus in particular during the period of perestroika and formation of an independent state. The paper also presents a repetitive investigation which was conducted in Brest State Technical University. The results of this investigation show the interest of Belorussian students in the languages (culture) of neighboring nations


Article in: English

Article published: 2007-03-15

Keyword(s): Belorussian language; official language; russification; belarusization policy; referendum; diglossia; bilingual situation

DOI: 10.3846/coactivity.2007.07

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Coactivity: Philosophy, Communication / Santalka: Filosofija, Komunikacija ISSN 2029-6320, eISSN 2029-6339
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