Tomsk Committee of Scientists during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945)
Past Years. 2013. No. 29(3)
S.F. Fominykh, A.N. Sorokin
The article presents an analysis of social forms of organization of science and research development in the Great Patriotic War on the example of Tomsk committee of scientists. These non-governmental organizations engaged in unifying efforts of scientists, trying to support the battle-front, as well as coordinating collaboration between scientific and educational institutions with the leading party organizations and industrial enterprises of Siberia. The core of the committee was made up of university professors of Tomsk, where the establishment of the first university in the Asian part of Russia in the 1870s initiated development of scientific and educational system.