St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences invites you to take part in a meeting of the scientific seminar “History of the Soviet era” and discuss such problem as “Leaders of besieged Leningrad”..
The meeting is supposed to discuss the current state of the problem, the folding and operation of the control system in the blocked city, the characteristics of the collective portrait of the leaders of the blockade period. The discussion is attended by the staff of the St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences K.A. Boldovsky, A.I. Rupasov, E. D. Tverdyukova, A.N. Chistikov.
The meeting will be held online on January 28, 2021 at 17-00
Publishing house LRC issued a new book by I.P. Medvedev “Sudba uchenogo: Vladimir Nikolaevich Beneshevich. Sbornik statei”. ISBN 978-5-907290-31-0
The collection of articles scrutinizes different aspects of the fate and scientific biography of the outstanding Russian scientist Vladimir Nikolaevich Beneshevich (1874-1938). This book sums up the results of longtime research to identify and study archival materials associated with V. N. Beneshevich and his family. Both documents reflecting the life of the scientist and his scientific works, including unpublished ones, are examined. The essays collected in the book fully represent all the variety of scientific interests of V. N. Beneshevich – a Byzantinist historian, lawyer, philologist and paleographer. The book outlines an exhaustive picture of his personality and relationships with his contemporaries, while showing at the same time the difficult fate of scientists in Russia in the first half of the 20th century.
The book is intended for Byzantinists, historians of law, as well as for specialists in the history of Russia in the XX century, historiography and history of science.
The publishing house of the European University in Saint Petersburg issued the collection of articles “Ordinary person in extraordinary times: on 60-year anniversary of S.V. Yarov” (“Obychnyi chelovek v neobychnoe vremya: K 60-letiyu so dnya rozhdeniya S. V. Yarova”). ISBN 978-5-94380-318-5.
2019 would mark the 60th anniversary of Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor Sergei Viktorovich Yarov (1959-2015). The collection includes articles composed on the basis of reports at the conference, which took place in the fall of 2019, publications on the history of the Leningrad blockade, memories of S.V. Yarov and previously unpublished documents about his scientific activities. The subject matter of the collection is determined by the scientific interests of S. V. Yarov, the choice of themes and subjects he was studying during his life: man during the years of the revolution, the Civil War and the New Economic Policy; a person during the blockade; a person in a historical source; historiography of the study of Soviet history in the first half of the 20th century.
The book may be of interest both for specialists and for all readers interested in the history of Russia.
“Dmitrii Bulanin” publishing house issued the next 39th volume of collection of articles “Auxiliary historical disciplines” [“Auxiliary sciences of history”/”Vspomogatelnye istoricheskie discipliny”]. ISBN 978-5-86007-954-0
The collection of scientific works includes articles dealing with the study of manuscrits and objects of cultural heritage. The authors of the articles widely use the methods of auxiliary historical disciplines in their research. The chronological and thematic ranges of the works presented are quite wide. Some of the articles scrutinize various manuscript and printed collections stored in the Russian Federation, while others are related to the development of archeography as a field of knowledge, to the problems of Old Russian book culture. The collection also includes research on the history of the 20th century and a large publication of documents related
with the archaeographic activity of P.P. Dubrovsky. The articles consider the documents stored in the BAN, RNB, RGADA.
All materials are published for the first time, articles were written by authors from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk and Minsk (Republic of Belarus).
This publication has been issued with grant support from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (project № 20-19-00123). Absolutely not for sale.
Publishing house «Al’yans-Arkheo» in a series of books “Tikhvinskii arkhiv” (“Tikhvin archive”) issued a new publication compiled by O.A. Abelentseva “Materialy po istorii Uspenskogo Tikhvinskogo monastyrya”, vyp. 1: Akty i materialy pistsovogo dela, ch. 2: 1644-1675 gg. (“Materials on history of Tikhvin Assumption monastery”, issue 1: Acts and penmen materials, part 2: 1644-1675″). ISBN 978-5-98874-183-1.
This publication is a continuation of the book “Materialy po istorii Uspenskogo Tikhvinskogo monastyrya”, vyp. 1: Akty i materialy pistsovogo dela, ch. 1: 1560—1644 gg. (“Materials on history of Tikhvin Assumption monastery”, issue 1: Acts and penmen materials, part 1: 1560-1644 published in 2015. The second issue includes acts and materials of the penmen record keeping of 1644-1675, characterizing the role of the Assumption Tikhvin Monastery as a center of spiritual and socio-economic life in the North-West of Russia and one of the defensive outposts on its borders. In general, this publication provides material for the study of different problems of the socio-economic life of Russia in the middle – second quarter of the 17th century.