Late 19th – early 20th century called the “Golden Age of the Postcard”, when philocartist organizations appeared throughout Europe, magazines and catalogs were printed, international exhibitions were held, as well as congresses of collectors and publishers. The virtual exhibition presents images of postcards from the Minin collection of the Russian Section of the Archives of St. Petersburg Institute of Science and Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences.
To the 150th anniversary of the postcard – on March 26, 1872, the first postcard was issued in Russia
The Museum of the North-Western Front (Staraya Russa) hosted a round table dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the decree of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee “On the procedure for the seizure of church property in the use of groups of believers”
On March 22, researchers from the Novgorod group of SPbIH of the RAS took part in a round table timed to the 100th anniversary of the sign of the decree of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee “On the Procedure for the Seizure of Church Treasures Used by Groups of Believers”. The round table was organized by the Russian Historical Society, the Novgorod State United Museum-Reserve, the Novgorod Metropolis of the Russian Orthodox Church, St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The scholars delivered reports on the problems of studying these processes in the Novgorod province.
Employees of NGOMZ and the Staraya Russa College of Novgorod State University, St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, local historians and clergymen of the Novgorod Metropolis of the Russian Orthodox Church took part in the discussion of the reports.
The project “Faculty of Social Sciences” is aimed at motivating secondary school students for deeper training in the humanities and admission to specialized educational institutions. An agreement between gymnasiums (Gymnasium No. 67, Gymnasium No. 70 and Gymnasium No. 85 of the Petrogradsky District) and St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences as the first experience of its kind in the interaction between an academic institution and secondary schools opens up the opportunity to conduct practical classes in the archive (based on unique documents collections of academician N.P. Likhachev), to acquaint high school students with various areas of historical science and teach the basics of working with documents, to form heuristic skills in the analysis of written sources.Подробнее
The ceremony of signing the cooperation agreement and the start of the program “The Faculty of Social Sciences” will be held on March 18 at the SPbIH of the RAS. The project is being implemented by educational institutions of Petrogradsky district in cooperation with organizations of science and higher education. On the same day, the first field lesson of schoolchildren will take place. They will see how a real archive works, get acquainted with the written monuments from its collections.
The idea of the program “The Faculty of Social Sciences” is to acquaint motivated schoolchildren who are interested in the humanities in more detail with various areas of historical science – source study, auxiliary historical disciplines, features of working with manuscripts, etc. The final goal of such a professional orientation of students is to encourage them to more in-depth preparation and admission to specialized educational institutions.
Social, economic and spiritual grounds of the Church reform of Peter the Great on the bais of the documents from collections of Northern monasteries and archbishops’ houses. Senior researcher Cand. Sc. in History Nikita Bashnin tells the audience about the collection of docuements on this issue in program “Archival History”.
Can a cookbook serve as a historical source? If this is a copy of an ancient book of the 4th-5th centuries, then the researcher extracts a large amount of information from it. Cand. Sc. in History Ekaterina Nosova, a researcher at the Scientific and Historical Archive of St. Petersburg Institute of History in the program “Autograph of History” reports about such copy from the Archive funds.