James Madison, the 4th President of the United States, ship’s certificate and legalized piracy in the Mediterranean region at the beginning of the 19th century in the story of Ph.D. Sergei Aleksandrovich Isaev, Acting Head of the Department of General History of St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, on a rare archival document acquired by N.P. Likhachev for his collection in Germany or Austria.
Of blessed memory
Saint Petersburg Institute of History has suffered a hard and unexpected loss. On September 14, 2015 we got information that one of the most outstanding scholars of SPbIH Sergey Viktorovich Yarov suddenly died in the age of 56 years. Sergey Viktorovich had been working in the Institute since 1988. Several scientific works recognized by both…
Meeting with the President of the Russian Federation – on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Russian Historical Society and the Russian Military Historical Society
Director of SPbIH of the RAS corresponding member of the RAS A.V. Sirenov and Doctor of Historical Sciences, Leading Researcher of SPbIH of the RAS B.N. Kovalev took part in the meeting of the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin with Russian historians and heads of traditional confessions in Russia. The meeting took place…
The Seminar on the Old Russian History
St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Institute of History of St. Petersburg State University held a meeting of the Seminar on the Old Russian History on September 26, 2019 at 16.10 in St. Petersburg Institute of History of the RAS (Petrozavodskaya ul., 7, Conference Hall). During the meeting,…
In memory of the outstanding historians
On September 9 and 10 2020 the events timed to jubillees of the outstanding historians, organized by St. Petersburg Institute of History in cooperation with the Manuscript department of the NLR, will be held. The agenda of the events (in Russian).
Scientific journals and periodicals
“Petersburg historical journal” (“Peterburgskii istoricheskii zhurnal”) “Auxiliary historical disciplines” (“Vspomogatelnye istoricheskie distsipliny”). “Novgorod historical articles” (Novgorodskii istoricheskii sbornik).
“Dmitrii Bulanin” publishing house has issued a new publication “Jurnaly Komiteta Zapadnyh Gubernii”, tom 1:1831-1835 gg. (“The Journals of the Committee of the Western Provinces”. Vol. 1: 1831-1835). It was prepared and composed by T.V. Andreeva, I.N. Vibe, B.P. Milovidov, D.N. Shilov. The Journals of the Committee of the Western Provinces (1831-1835) are highly important historical source on the…