International Scientific Conference “The History of the Writing of European Civilization”

St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Russian Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Pushkinskiy Dom), St. Petersburg branch of the Archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences invite you to take part in the International Scientific Conference “The…

Old Russian town where the West and the East met – a new book on the history of non-confessional communities was presented in Novgorod

On June 8, 2022 in Novgorod Doctor of History Vadim Ibragimovich Musaev presented his new monograph “Different Christian communities in the North-West of Russia in the 1900s – 1930s”, in which the history of main non-Orthodox confessional communities of St. Petersburg/ Petrograd/ Leningrad and in general in the North-West on the basis of materials from…

Peter the Great and his handwriting “in a hurry”. A virtual exhibition of one document timed to the 350th anniversary of Peter the Great

The collection of the Scientific and Historical Archive of St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences contains several dozen autographs of the first Russian emperor. The collection “Documents of Peter I” (Coll. 277) contains Peter’s decrees, letters, notes and drawings. Eight autographs of Peter I are exhibited at the virtual exhibition….

New publication of historical sources

The publishing house “Dmitry Bulanin” issued the second volume of the publication “Journals of the Committee of the Western Provinces” [“Jurnaly Komiteta Zapadnykh guberniy”] – Vol. 2: 1836–1840. — St. Petersburg, 2021. 800 p., ill. ISBN 978-5-86007-981-6. The publication was prepared by T.V. Andreeva, I.N. Vibe, B.P. Milovidov, D.N. Shilov. Journals of the Committee of…

Hero Cities: front and rear in the largest battles of the Great Patriotic War

On May 24-26, 2022, in St. Petersburg will be held the international scientific conference “Hero Cities: front and rear in the largest battles of the Great Patriotic War”. The conference was organized by St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the State Memorial Museum of the Defense and Siege of Leningrad,…

When does history come to life?

On the eve of the Victory Day, the issue of searching and identifying pages of personal history that complement the macrohistory of the Fatherland is especially relevant for educating the younger generation of interest and respect for historical memory. Within the framework of the agreement between St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy…

Different confessional communities – history, relationships, destinies

On April 21 at St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of History Vadim Ibragimovich Musaev presented his new monograph “Different Christian communities in the North-West of Russia in the 1900s – 1930s”, in which all the history of main non-Orthodox confessional communities of St. Petersburg/Petrograd/Leningrad and in general in…

Memorial items of Academician N.P. Likhachev at St. Petersburg Institute of History: an exhibition of gifts

At the meeting of the Second Likhachev Readings on April 14, 2022, a ceremony was held to donate the memorial items of Nikolai Petrovich Likhachev and his entourage to St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences for the organization of a memorial room in his memory. The virtual exhibition presents photographs…