Russian Association of Anthropologists and Ethnologists, together with Ural Federal University, Institute of History and Archaeology of the RAS Ural Branch, and Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology n.a. Miklukho-Maklai (Russian Academy of Sciences), with support of Sverdlovsk regional administration, will carry out the XI Congress of Anthropologists and Ethnologists of Russia in the city of Yekaterinburg on July 7-10, 2015.
On June 6, 2014, Associate Professor of TSU Department of Russian National History, LSAR Senior Research Fellow Vyacheslav V. Shevtsov defended his postdoctoral dissertation entitled ‘The formation and development of the official provincial press in Siberia in the second half of the 19th to the early 20th centuries’. The author had worked on this topic for 10 years. This is the first of its kind in the national historiography comprehensive study of the history of government periodicals during the aforementioned period, concerning various aspects of its existence and development trends in the four major provinces of the Asian part of Russia.
22.06.14 Andrey A. Belik has died
On June 15, 2014, Andrey Alexandrovich Belik (Dr.Sc. (Philosophy)), Head of Religion Studies Sector of the RAS Institute of Ethnography and Anthropology, Professor of the Centre for Social and Cultural Anthropology (Russian State Humanities University), Professor of Sociology and Cultural Anthropology Department (Institute of Social Engineering), Professor of Department of ‘Ethno-psychology and psychological issues in poly-cultural education’ of Moscow City Psycho-Pedagogical University has passed away
Educational programmes in ‘Anthropology and Ethnology’ (032400), developed by LSAR and TSU Department of History faculty members for both bachelor and master degrees, have now been successfully through the licensing procedure.
In accordance with leading scholars’ initiative the Russian Ministry of Science and Education holds an international research conference on September 17-20, 2014, with participation of mega grant holders, Ministerial Council for Grants members, and Ministry of Science and Education representatives.