On September 19 – 22, 2019 International conference “West European Manuscripts and Charters from Late Antiquity to the Early Modern Period in Saint Petersburg Collections: Research, Catalogization and Digitization” will take place in Saint Petersburg. It is organized in collaboration by the United Scientific Council for Social Sciences and Humanities (the Saint Petersburg Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences), the Saint Petersburg Institute of History (Russian Academy of Sciences), the German Historical Institute in Moscow, the National Library of Russia and the State Hermitage Museum.
The conference agenda presumes participation of more than forty scholars from Austria, England, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Poland, France and Russia. Its aim is to strengthen cooperation between Russian libraries and institutes and European scientific centers.
The conference will be held under the auspices of the Year of Russian-German Scientific and Educational Partnership in 2018 – 2020.