Online discussion of the monograph “Suffering and survival during the war: the life of people in the conditions of the blockade of Leningrad, 1941-1944” (published by the University of Oxford, 2021) by a well-known sociologist, professor at the University of Richmond and St. Petersburg State University Jeffrey Hass took place on April 11, 2022 within joint seminar of the laboratory “History of the Siege of Leningrad” of St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Department of the State Memorial Museum of the Defense and Siege of Leningrad – Institute of the History of Defense and Siege of Leningrad.
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780 years ago the Battle on the Ice happened
780 years ago, on April 5 (12), 1242, the Battle of the Ice took place on Lake Peipus. This battle is most vividly represented in the Novgorod annals. The virtual exhibition of one document displays pages describing the battle from the Commission copy of the Novgorod First Letopis, which is stored in the Scientific and Historical Archive of St. Petersburg Institute of History of the RAS.
The revolution. Woman’s face. Scientific conference timed to the 150th anniversary of A.M.Kollontai
“Woman and Revolution” and “Women in Revolution”, female style in diplomacy and female destinies of “icons of the revolution” – these and other subjects have been discussed at the scientific conference “Revolution. Woman’s face”, organized by SPbIH of the RAS and ROSSPEN Publishing House. The conference took place on March 31, 2022 in a zoom conference format.
Novgorod the First Letopis – a unique monument of Russian literature
For the first time, ordinary citizens will be able to get acquainted with one of the oldest documents live at the exhibition “The Novgorod the First Letopis – a unique monument of Russian literature” in the Novgorod Museum. The Archaeograpic commission’s copy of the Novgorod the First Letopis from the collection of the Archive of SPbIH of the RAS has never left its place of storage before. The exhibition became possible thanks to the project “The History of European Civilization Writing” and the cooperation of Novgorod State Joint Museum Reserve and SPbIH of the RAS.
To the 150th anniversary of the postcard – on March 26, 1872, the first postcard was issued in Russia
Late 19th – early 20th century called the “Golden Age of the Postcard”, when philocartist organizations appeared throughout Europe, magazines and catalogs were printed, international exhibitions were held, as well as congresses of collectors and publishers. The virtual exhibition presents images of postcards from the Minin collection of the Russian Section of the Archives of St. Petersburg Institute of Science and Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences.
The Museum of the North-Western Front (Staraya Russa) hosted a round table dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the decree of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee “On the procedure for the seizure of church property in the use of groups of believers”
On March 22, researchers from the Novgorod group of SPbIH of the RAS took part in a round table timed to the 100th anniversary of the sign of the decree of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee “On the Procedure for the Seizure of Church Treasures Used by Groups of Believers”. The round table was organized by the Russian Historical Society, the Novgorod State United Museum-Reserve, the Novgorod Metropolis of the Russian Orthodox Church, St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The scholars delivered reports on the problems of studying these processes in the Novgorod province.
Employees of NGOMZ and the Staraya Russa College of Novgorod State University, St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, local historians and clergymen of the Novgorod Metropolis of the Russian Orthodox Church took part in the discussion of the reports.
Agreement on cooperation between SPbIH of the RAS and gymnasiums
The project “Faculty of Social Sciences” is aimed at motivating secondary school students for deeper training in the humanities and admission to specialized educational institutions. An agreement between gymnasiums (Gymnasium No. 67, Gymnasium No. 70 and Gymnasium No. 85 of the Petrogradsky District) and St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences as the first experience of its kind in the interaction between an academic institution and secondary schools opens up the opportunity to conduct practical classes in the archive (based on unique documents collections of academician N.P. Likhachev), to acquaint high school students with various areas of historical science and teach the basics of working with documents, to form heuristic skills in the analysis of written sources.Подробнее