On May 23, 2017 a group of students from department of Modern history of Eastern Europe of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg under supervision of professor Dr. Julia Obertreis and Dr. Moritz Florin visited the Institute.
Students participated in the round-table discussion on topical issues of historiography and methodology of study of the Revolution of 1917. The institute was represented by scholars from the Department of the history of revolutions and social movements in Russia senior researcher Cand. Sc. in History N.V. Mihailov, director of the Institute D.Sc. in History N.N. Smirnov and leading researcher V.Yu. Chernyaev.
After this session the visitors got an excursion to the Scientific and Historical archive of the Institute. Senior researcher Cand. Sc. in History N.B. Sredinskaya and researcher Cand. Sc. in History N.V. Bashnin informed them on the history of formation of archival funds and showed the most representative documents of both Russian and Western European sections of the archive.