On March 27, 2017 at 6.30 p.m. at Saint Petersburg branch of the Russian Geographical Society took place a meeting of Commission on history of geographic knowledge timed to 320-year anniversary of the Great Embassy of Peter the Great combined with presentation of “Album of Petrine Navigator”.
In presentation composers of the book Cand. Sc. in History T.A. Bazarova and D.Sc. in History D.N. Kopelev jointly with head of “Istoricheskaya Illustratsia” publishing house Cand.Sc. in History N.V. Kiriuschenko have participated.
Yaroslav the Wise Novgorod State University has published regular issue 16 (26) of “Novgorod Historical Articles” (“Novgorodskii istoricheskii sbornik”), composed in commemoration of well-known specialist in history of Medieval Novgorod V.F. Andreev. The book incorporates studies on history and culture of Novgorod the Great and Novgorod region in 12th–20th centuries. This issue includes articles on social and political relations, religious life, archaeology, historiography and publications of lost and found works on history of one of the oldest Russian towns.
On occasion of Academic council meeting on March 14, 2017 when D.Sc. in History N.N. Smirnov delivered a report “Concerning several problems connected with the Great Russian Revolution of the year 1917” the Library of the Institute has installed an exhibition “Leningrad school of historians on the revolution of 1917”. The centennial of the February and October Revolutions determined the scale of the exhibition. It included more than 170 publications (monographs, collections of articles, albums, reference books, documental publications, etc.). The majority of them has been created by scholars of the Institute. The exhibits are displayed in chronological order covering all the periods of the study of the history of the Russian revolutions and accompanied by portraits of their authors. Besides published material the exhibition incorporates several documents from the Institute’s archive.
On February 28 – March 1, 2017 in the Novgorod State Museum-Reserve All-Russian Scientific Conference “The Treaty of Stolbovo and Restitution of the Novgorod Region to the Russian State” timed to 400-year anniversary of the Treaty of Stolbovo took place accompanied by the presentation of the books on the conference subjects.
On March 6, 2017 at the Yaroslav the Wise Novgorod State University the Second All-Russian Scientific Conference “Yaroslav the Wise and his era” timed to the feast day of Saint Grand Prince Yaroslav the Wise took place. During the conference the book exhibition “The Antoniev monastery as the saint location of the Novgorod region” has been opened.
Saint Petersburg Institute of History was one of the organizers of these conferences, and its scholars Cand. Sc in History N.V. Bashnin, Cand. Sc in History G.M. Kovalenko, D.Sc. in History V.G. Vovina and D.Sc. in History B.N. Kovalev delivered reports.
Publishing house of Politechnic University issues the collection of articles containing Materials of the round-table discussion carried out during 36th annual international scientific conference “Soviet science and technics during the Great Patriotic War (On 70-year anniversary of the Great Victory)” which is entitled “Scientists and the Great Patriotic War”.
The book is one of the unique academic publications dealing with the activities of the scientists and scientific organizations during the Great Patriotic War. It includes articles, greetings and memoirs of the participants and veterans of the war. The publication has been timed to 70-year anniversary of the Great Victory.
Contents of the collection of articles (in Russian).