Young scholars discussed the specifics of different periods of world and national history


Young scholars discussed the specifics of different periods of world and national history

On April 12, the VII All-Russian Conference of Students, and Young Scholars “Historical Science of Tomorrow” was held at RSUH.

The event was opened by the Dean of the Faculty of History of the Institute of History and Archives of RSUH, Professor Elena Barysheva:

“The relevance of the Conference is confirmed by the fact that many young representatives of universities took part in it - from all corners of our vast country”.

The participants worked in 5 sections.

The section “Theory and Methodology of History and Political Science” discussed issues of historical education in Russia, reflection of the concept of “national reconciliation” in Russian educational literature, issues of declassifying archival documents on history of the Great Patriotic War and understanding the image of modern Russia in the works of Richard Pipes.

The iconography of the ancient Mayans, the management of conquered territories and peoples in Egypt during the Old Kingdom, the relationship between Marseille and the Roman Empire, intellectual leisure in the letters of Seneca and Pliny the Younger, features of the weapons of the Roman army, the internal policy of the Marmusets in France, the personality of the Russian Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and the features of the Streletsky order, the policy of Peter I regarding the Pereslavl monasteries was discussed by at the section “Ancient World, Antiquity, the Middle Ages and Early Modern Times”.

The participants of the section “Empires (XIX – early XX centuries). Policy. Economy. Culture" discussed the political and cultural aspects of the adoption of the metric system in Mexico, the socio-economic situation of Russia in the first seven years after the abolition of serfdom, the place of Germany in the world system, as well as the history of the formation of the first rules for the technical operation of railways.

The section “Russia and the world in the first half of the 20th century” included presentations on the Bulgarian national movement in Aegean Macedonia, postcards and censorship during the First World War, the everyday life of the Soviet musical intelligentsia, the images of defenders of the Fatherland on USSR banknotes and the history of International Women's Day in Russia.

The activities of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance in 1949, images of political leaders of the countries participating in the Korean War, the influence of Spanish traditionalism and Carlism on the ideology of the “New Right” in Chile, the image of the Soviet worker in the conditions of the economic experiment of 1983, the emergence of market relations and private entrepreneurship during the period of perestroika were analyzed at the section “Post-war world (1945–1991)".

The Conference brought together about a hundred participants from such institutions as RSUH, MSU, Tver State University, Kursk State University, Tyumen State University, Lobachevsky Nizhny Novgorod State University, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Korolev National Research University in Samara, Derzhavin State University in Tambov, South Ural State University, etc.