On scholar’s anniversary



On 90-year anniversary of an outstanding Russian scholar Boris Fedorovich Egorov “Rostok” publishing house issued a collection of articles “Ostrova Liubvi BorFeda”. The book includes articles, essays, poems, memoirs by prominent figures of science and culture, colleagues, disciples and friends (among them: A.S. Kushner, V.E. Bagno, A.V. Lavrov, etc.). These works mostly examine the works of Russian classicists from metropolitan Ilarion to Leonid Panteleev and Oleg Chuhontsev.

The book will be of interest to people, eager to know more about literary and social movement of 19th–20th centuries.

The 7th International Scientific Conference “The Nansen Readings” (“Nansenovskie Chteniya”)


On November 9–11, 2016 was carried out the 7th International Scientific Conference “The Nansen Readings” (“Nansenovskie Chteniya”) organized with the participation of Saint Petersburg Institute of History. This time complex scientific issue “Russian abroad in search of the future of Russia” has been discussed. More than 60 participants delivered their reports on such problems as the future of Russia in works of philosophers and ideologists, in minds of people from different social strata, periodicals of the Russian diasporas, etc.




On Eurochambers resolution signed on October 7,2016 D.Sc. in History V.M. Paneyakh was granted with Diploma di Merito 2016 (science, culture and education).
Friends and colleagues cordially congratulate him and wish to be safe and sound.

New series of popular science brochures



The first issue in the series of popular science brochures dealing with Novgorod deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Empire “Matvei Shulgin. Mayor of Borovichi – the deputy of the third Duma” (“Matvei Shulgin. Gorodskoi golova Borovichei –deputat Tretiei Dumy”), composed by B.N. Kovalev, has been published. The book was prepared with the support from Novgorod State Joint Museum-Reserve and Novgorod branch of the Russian Historic Society.

Exhibition in the framework of International scientific conference “Armenians in history and culture of Russia: 18th – 20th centuries”

2016-10-26-13-40-20On October 26, 2016 the exhibition “Armenian merchants in Astrahan’ in the end of the 17th century: on the basis of documents from archival fund “Astrahan’ board” of the Scientific and historical archive of SPbIH RAS” was opened in “Tapan” museum in Moscow. It is organized in the framework of International scientific conference “Armenians in history and culture of Russia: 18th – 20th centuries”.
The exhibition will stay open until November 11, 2016.

Scientific Council session

dscn0606October 25, 2016 extended session of Scientific Council timed to 50-year anniversary of move of the Institute to Petrozavodskaya str., 7.
A.N. Chistikov presented his report “50 years in Petrozavodskaya” as a presentation of photos dated 1960-s–2000-s from the Institute and private archival collections.
E.K. Piotrovskaya informed the audience concerning the history of N.P. Likhachev’s house in 1930-s–1960-s.
E.Z. Panchenko on the basis of documents of the Library of SPbIH RAS outlined the history of the Library move to new building, its organization and functioning in the late 1960-s.
The session was finished with demonstration of documentary film about LOII move in November 1966 screened by V.N. Ginev.