On October 17, 2016 regular session of the Seminar on history of post-war soviet society (period of 1945-1965) took place. This seminar works at Saint Petersburg Institute of History of the RAS (SPbIH of the RAS) and ensures collaboration of scholars, employees of museums and archives, professors, tutors and teachers along with post-graduates. The report “I’d rather die than will work in factory!” Education, rivalry and attitude to labor among youngsters in the post-Stalin Georgian SSR” was delivered by D.Sc. Ira Yanis-Isokangas (University of Helsinki). In the following discussion scholars from SPbIH RAS, St. Petersburg State University, Central State Archive of St. Petersburg and other specialists have participated.