The international scientific conference “The History of the Writing of European Civilization” took place in St. Petersburg on October 10-14, 2022. The conference was held as part of the three-year scientific project “The History of the Writing of European Civilization”.
The conference was organized by: St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkinsky Dom) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg branch of the Archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Library of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Conference program (in Russian)
The history of the material and formal aspects of written culture has been an area of scientific research for several centuries and remains relevant. St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the main organizer of the conference, is the keeper of the most valuable collection of written monuments of European countries and the oldest special center in Russia for their scientific study and publication.
During the scientific meetings of the conference, the tradition of Greek, Latin and Cyrillic writing has been discussed, taking into account the results of recent research in Russia and abroad, it was supposed to outline the prospects for studying the history of writing and written monuments.