The School-Congress of Young Historians and Representatives of the Youth Media Center under the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, which took place from December 8 to 11, 2022 at the Tula State University, has completed its work.
The organizers of the School-Congress are the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Russian Historical Society and RSUH.
The main task of the project was popularizing history, forming of new ideas for the development of science and creating projects aimed at mass promotion of the history of their country among the youth.
The event was moderated by Dr. Elena Barysheva, Head of the School-Congress, Dean of the Faculty of History of the Institute of History and Archives of RSUH. She emphasized the importance of historical science and its popularization among young people.
Dr. Andrey Tolmachev, Director of the Department of Information Policy and Integrated Security of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, thanked all the organizers for their work, wished the participants high-quality and efficient work, and especially welcomed students and graduate students from the recently annexed territories.
Dr. Oleg Kravchenko, Rector of the Tula State University, spoke on the influence of the information field on people and the need to teach people to correctly perceive the information and data they receive.
For two days, the participants of the School-Congress attended open dialogues and master classes held by invited experts.
The organizers of the School-Congress held master classes for teams that helped the participants in their joint work.
On December 10, the presentation of projects and the closing ceremony of the School-Congress took place.
Each of the four teams presented their project communities on VKontakte. The teams talked about their topics and analyzed the statistics of their active communities.
The winning team was announced by Dr, Barysheva. It was the team “Khabarovsk Trial: Nuremberg-on-Amur”. The participants received awards from the Russian Historical Society.
The “Ne-Dikoe Pole” project has earned a special mention from experts. The members of the team will be given the opportunity to publish their materials.