SPbIH of the RAS and St. Petersburg Philharmonia launched the project “The Military chronicle of the Philharmonia”

SPbIH of the RAS and St. Petersburg Philharmonia launched the project “The Military chronicle of the Philharmonia”

The tradition of storing and scientific restoration of documents and the tradition of studying the siege of Leningrad are two components that formed the basis of the joint historical and restoration project of St. Petersburg Philharmonia and St. Petersburg Institute of History “The Military chronicle of the Philharmonia”. The start of the project is timed…

A greeting card signed by Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna (1895–1918), the eldest daughter of Emperor Nicholai II, is addressed to the Chief Chamberlain of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, Princess Elizaveta Alekseevna Naryshkina. Today, this document from fund 76 (A.A. Kurakin) of the Archive of SPbIH of the RAS is presented at a virtual exhibition. The exhibition…

To the 255th anniversary of Metropolitan Evgeny (Bolkhovitinov) – a virtual exhibition of one document

To the 255th anniversary of Metropolitan Evgeny (Bolkhovitinov) – a virtual exhibition of one document

Metropolitan of Kyiv and Galicia Evgeniy (Efimiy Alekseevich Bolkhovitinov), the “Russian Miller” (as he was called in historiography) played one of the key roles in the formation and development of a number of humanitarian scientific disciplines – history, literary criticism, source studies, theology, etc. The archive of SPbIH of the RAS stores materials related to…

Collection of the reports of the International Scientific Conference

Collection of the reports of the International Scientific Conference

History and non-material culture of the Jews of Russia and the world: Proceedings of the international scientific conference held on April 24, 2022 / ed. by V. G. Vovina-Lebedeva, M. O. Meltsin; St. Petersburg Institute of Jewish Studies, St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences. – St. Petersburg, 2022. – 272…

The Paleographic Room of Academician Nikolai Petrovich Likhachev is recreated

The Paleographic Room of Academician Nikolai Petrovich Likhachev is recreated

On December 26, 2022, the Paleographic Room of Academician Nikolai Petrovich Likhachev was recreated at St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences within the framework of the project “The History of the Writing of European Civilization”. The paleographic hall, intitially was opened in 1918 and was intended to acquaint students with…

The letter from Archbishop of Westminster Henry Manning to Cardinal Luigi Pallotti – virtual exhibition

The letter from Archbishop of Westminster Henry Manning to Cardinal Luigi Pallotti – virtual exhibition

On December 25, part of the Christian world celebrates Christmas. On this day, believers rejoice at the birth of Jesus Christ, open gifts under the tree, sing laudatory hymns, or simply gather with family and friends at the festive table. Nevertheless, for many, Christmas is not only a family holiday, but also a “professional” holiday,…

Videos from the conference “The Likhachevs. Life as a Service to the Fatherland”

Videos from the conference “The Likhachevs. Life as a Service to the Fatherland”

The Likhachevs in the history of Russia: biographies, activities, research are the main topics of the scientific conference “The Likhachevs. Life as a Service”, which took place on November 9-10, 2022 in Kazan. We bring to your attention the video materials of the conference. Playlist (in Russian) 

Memorial halls of the outstanding scientist and collector N.P. Likhachev opened in the State Hermitage museum

On December 10, 2022, the State Hermitage Museum opened a new permanent exhibition “Ancient writings of the Near and Middle East” in the gallery, which was named “Memorial Halls of the outstanding collector Nikolai Petrovich Likhachev”. Likhachev’s collections were kept in his house on Petrozavodskaya Street, where St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian…

Publication of documents

The publishing house “Aurora” issued a collection of documents “Leningrad on the eve of the Great Patriotic War. 1938–1941”. Ed. by A.I. Rupasov. St. Petersburg, 2022. The proposed edition of archival documents covers the history of Leningrad during the period immediately preceding the Great Patriotic War (October 1938 – June 1941). This practically unexplored period…