History

 

On the basis of forestry institute in 1934 the independent department of social sciences which was managed by associate professor M.I. Akhremchik has been organized. T.A. Bazylev and the teacher F.T. Kostyukovich were a part of department. Three years later, in 1937 on the basis of department of social sciences, the department of fundamentals of Marxism-Leninism where its scientific directions have been more accurately defined has been created. This department along with other social sciences, included studying by students of political economy.

In the years of war the institute was evacuated to Sverdlovsk. After release of our republic from fascist aggressors the institute comes back to Gomel where the staff of department has resumed teaching and educational, research work.

In 1946 the institute from Gomel is transferred to Minsk. Its importance has increased, and requirements to the faculty have increased. Due to growth of institute, significant increase in number of students process of disaggregation of the joint department has begun. The department of history of the CPSU (department chair associate professor V.I. Martovitsky) was allocated to the first in independent structural division. The department of Marxist-Leninist philosophy, political economy and scientific communism continued to function. Associate professor G.I. Pivtsaykin has headed it, after retirement of associate professor M.I. Akhremchik. At department associate professor Ts.A. Nemtsov taught political economy. In February, 1966 associate professor V.I. Starovoytov is elected the manager of this department.

In 1967 in independent collective the department of political economy which was headed by the Doctor of Economics, professor Pyotr Mikhaylovich Trofimov is allocated.

In the years of war the institute was evacuated to Sverdlovsk. After release of our republic from fascist aggressors the institute comes back to Gomel where the staff of department has resumed teaching and educational, research work.

For coordination of work of public departments in 1968 Council of departments of social sciences which was directed by professor P.M. Trofimov (1965-1983) is created.

The Doctor of Economics, professor Kulazhenko Vladimir Andreevich worked at department since 1983. From 1983 to 1992 he was the head of the department of political economy.

In 1991 the name of discipline "Political economy" according to the decision of the Ministry of Education changes on "Bases of the economic theory". By the order of the rector of September 4, 1991 department of political economy, along with departments of scientific communism and history of the CPSU have been liquidated and the department of history, political science and bases of the economic theory is created. In such structure the department has existed to 7/5/1993 when the department of economy where the discipline of "A basis of the economic theory" was taught has been created.

The Doctor of Economics, professor Zheliba Boris Nikolaevich has headed department in 1993. 2 professors, 4 associate professors, 1 senior teacher, 1 assistant were a part of department.

The main scientific direction of department – a research of economic problems of a market mechanism of management of a chemical and forest complex.

Since 6/6/1997 the department of economy has been renamed into department of economy and marketing. 9/2/1997 the acting as associate professor Grigortsevich S.V. who has worked in this position to 10/27/1999 is appointed.

Sinse 11/1/1999 and till present department the Doctor of Economics, professor Baranovsky Stanislav Ivanovich directs.

At the initiative of the prof. Baranovsky S.I. the name of department of economy and marketing, is renamed by the order of the rector of the university, the professor Zharsky I.M. from 1/27/2000 into department of the economic theory and marketing.

The department becomes releasing in "Marketing" and conducts training of students in 25 specialties (social and humanitarian, general scientific special and to specializations).