In his introductory remarks, the Director of the Institute of Sociology of the NAS of Belarus, Doctor of Sociology, Professor Igor V. Kotlyarov expressed the view that "there is no such kind of books on cultural sociology in Belarus now and in the near future probably will not. It's great that today we show this book to the entire scientific community". Also director of the Institute of Sociology hoped to publish the lecture course by Vladimir L. Abushenko, which will be revealed the issues that preoccupied the author in recent years of his activities. Then, the Deputy Director on scientific work of the Institute of Sociology of the NAS of Belarus, PhD in Sociology Irina V. Lashuk and the Head of the Sector of Cluster Development Andrei Kamarouski gave a speech. During the presentation colleagues, friends and disciples shared their memories and thoughts about the personality and scientific activities of Vladimir L. Abushenko.
The book of Vladimir L. Abushenko (1957-2015) "Grounds for cultural sociology: Selected works" is a collection of selected works on the history and theory of sociology, cultural sociology and social theory, researches of social and national identity.