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Laureate of the Yaroslav the Wise medal

 

Leading researcher, D.Sc. in History Boris Nikolaevich Kovalev was granted Yaroslav the Wise medal of the First Class (the highest distinction of Novgorod State University). The ceremony took place at the “Antonovo” concert hall.

 

Friends and colleagues cordially congratulate Boris Nikolaevich with the award.

 

The new book by our colleagues

 

Prosveschenie publ. issued the new book byB.N. Kovalev, S.V. Kulik, D.Yu. Astashkin “Zabveniyu ne podlezhit: okkupatsiya, soprotivlenie, vozmezdie” (“Not liable to oblivion: occupation, resistance, requital”) ISBN 978-5-09-075256-5.

The book presents to its readers a comprehensive description of the Nazi occupation of the Novgorod region with the analysis of economic, church and ideologic policy of the occupants and their accomplices, the study on military crimes of invaders and resistance movement. The information on the criminal prosecution of the war criminals in the 1940s-1960s is also provided by the authors. This book may be of interest for a wide range of readers interested in the history of the Great Patriotic War from scholars to school students.

The launching of the book took place on November 29, 2019 at the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.

New book

 

“G’yole” publishers issued new book by P.V. Krylov “Four centuries of Swedish Vyborg” (“Chetyre veka shvedskogo Vyborga”). ISBN 978-5-90479-093-6
The book presents to the readers the review of the Swedish period of the history of Vyborg in the broad Russian and European context. Based on the experience of numerous walks in the historic part of the town, this book contains information on monuments of Middle Ages and early Modern Era with the addresses.
The publication also includes biographic references composed by translator Jacub Lapatka.
The book is designed for broad range of readers and can be useв as the guide.

Scientific seminar “Russia in the Modern Era (the 18th – beginning of the 20th cc.): the state and the society”

Saint Petersburg Institute of History of the RAS welcome everyone to the session of the seminar “Russia in the Modern Era (the 18th – beginning of the 20th cc.): the state and the society”

The report by A.T. Urushadze (Southern Scientific Centre of the RAS, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don) «”Caucasus is quite a special object”: emeperor, ministers and governors struggling for decision on political course at the southern extremity of Russia» will be delivered.

The session will take place on November 28, 2019 at 17.00 in SPbIH RAS (Petrozavodskaya str., 7; Conference hall (room 23)).

Welcome everyone!
The report synopsis (in Russian)

The session of the seminar “The history of the Soviet era”

Dear colleagues!

Saint Petersburg Institute of History of the RAS welcomes you to participate in the session of the seminar “The history of the Soviet era”.

The report “The attemps of anti-Bolshevik underground organize a rebellion in Petrograd in 1918” will be delivered by research fellow of the Institute Candidate of Science in History К.А. Tarasov.

The session will take place on November 21, 2019 at 18.00 in the Conference hall of the Institute (Saint Petersburg Institute of History of the RAS, Petrozavodskaya ul.,7, 3rd floor, room 23).  
The synopsis of the report (in Russian).

Launching of the collection of documents “Alexander III”

 

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 15.00 at the Conference hall of Saint Petersburg Institute of History takes place the launching of reprint of the collection of documents “Alexander III” from the series “Statesmen of Russia in the eyes of contemporaries” (“Gosudarstvennye deyateli Rossii glazami sovremennikov”). The book has benn composed by V.G. Chernuha and I.E. Barykina and issued by the publishing house of “The Pushkinsii fund”.

 

The publication is timed to 125-year anniversary of the death of the emperor.