Number 11(141) 2014

Irina Emelyanovich
A legislative base supporting the science
It is the interview with the Chairman of the State Committee for science and technologies Alexander Shumilin about the Schedule of the President A.G. Lukashenko’s commissions fulfillment, which were given at the meeting with leading scholars, related to the future scientific development of the country.

Olga Kievlyakis
Cultural heritage: to be studied and kept
It is the interview with Alexander Lokotko about the reasons of the researchers taking interest in the social elite cultural problems, history of patronage on the Belarusian territory, cultural heritage museumification.

Boris Lazuko
In the first circle: private world of the magnate and gentry estates
The author speaks on the everyday life of the Belarusian nobility beginning from the period of the old Belarusian principalities (10-12th centuries) to the early 20th century, with special accent on the traditions of hospitality, culture of transport, watches and dishware producing.

Sergey Milyuchenkov
Estates of the 16-18th centuries
The article deals with the origins and types of the feudal estates. Based on the documentary historic sources there have been reconstructed the architecture of the estates, range of the housing, service and utility structures.

Stepan Zakharkevich
The gentry culture of transport and its use in modern times
The article gives evidence on the genuine culture of the Belarusian gentry transport, the major part of it being lost, forgotten or unavailable for the modern people, who are not familiar with horses and carts. There has been supported the idea that this part of national culture is to be studied, preserved and popularized.

Tadeush Novogrodskiy
The Belarusian privileged classes meals traditions
There is shown the wealth and diversity of meals traditions of the Belarusian privileged classes. The main courses, ways of cooking, table etiquette have been described. It is emphasized that these traditions are to be used in modern culture of Belarusians’ meals.

Valentina Belyavina
A gentry costume
The author considers for the first time in the home ethnological science the process of the Belarusian higher class of nobility costume based on new and complex scientific approaches beginning from the ancient times to the early 20th century.

Olga Ovechkina
The Belarusian business integration to the world economic system mechanism
The article deals with the problems of the Belarusian economy competitiveness in conditions of the world market integration processes active development, as well as with the aspects related to innovations and lines of its world economic ties improvement.

Aleksandr Kozlov, Vladimir Tarasov, Iryna Karachun
The economy competitiveness depending upon the power intensity and R&D costs
The article deals with the higher competitiveness and innovations development of the Belarusian economy. There has been shown the need for reducing the material and power consumption through innovations and industry modernization as consistent with the 5th and 6th economic order. There has been investigated the correlation between the material and power consumption, innovation of the economy, domestic costs of R&D and the economic growth.

Tatyana Madzievskaya, Sergey Dalidovich, Georgiy Sidorenko, Svetlana Zolotukhina, Svetlana Mikhnova
Innovation food phytosalts
The article deals with the problem of the edible phytosalts of «Universum» series development, which have the reduced sodium chloride content. Based on complex investigations and degustation evaluation, it is shown that these phytosalts correct a threshold of the gustatory senses, have good organoleptic properties, antioxidant activity and are functional foodstuffs as they reduce the risk of arterial hypertension.

Denis Moroz
Functional aesthetics
The head of the Design department, Republican computer centre of engineering profile, United institute of mechanical engineering, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Daniil Sednev spoke about the industrial designer profession, its trends and prospects, and his experience in this field.

Oleg Kuzbit, Irina Emelyanovich
The innovation process driver
It is the interview with the vice-chancellor of the Nizhny Novgorod State University on research Kendrik White about the importance of the ecological system at the University creation.

Zhanna Komarova
Intellectual property: practice of protection
The government officials answered on-line to the questions related to the current measures against the illegal use of the intellectual property rights.

Tatyana Belyatskaya, Mikhail Amelin
Entrepreneurial activity in the e-economy
It should be noted that a careful analysis of e-economy business systems can help to improve the performance of business entities and to integrate them into the network business environme.

Valery Yevarouski
Belarusian school of the historical and philosophical studies
The article considers the institutional development, methodological and content transformations of the Belarusian school of historical and philosophical studies in the 1970-1990s. A particular attention is given to the analysis of A.S. Maykhrovich and U.M. Konan works, with their logical and theoretical viewpoints and main philosophical achievements in this period investigated.

Galina Mozgova, Elena Makeeva, Sergey Dromashko
The GMO risk for human health evaluation
There is given a detailed overview of the national assessment system of the GMOs risk before their being released into the environment. It is noted that the Belarusian experience in such assessment theoretical development and preparation for its practical implementation can be used by the Customs Union countries.

Pavel Bely, Evgeny Sidorovich
Lichens of norway spruce forest of Belarus: experience of lichenoindication
There is given a detailed overview of the national assessment system of the GMOs risk before their being released into the environment. It is noted that the Belarusian experience in such assessment theoretical development and preparation for its practical implementation can be used by the Customs Union countries.

Anatoliy Zelenkov, Lidia Tegako
Modern antropology as an educational project
The modern anthropology which carries out interdisciplinary synthesis of knowledge of the person, saved up in philosophy, science and culture of XX–XXI centuries, reveals in the article. The perspective strategies of higher education in the field of modern anthropology developed on this philosophical and scientific basis are presented here, and also achievements of the Belarusian scientists in this area are designated.