The Russian Academy of Sciences takes part in the International Scientific and Practical Conference «Russian America: from Past to Present and the Future»

The Russian Academy of Sciences takes part in the International Scientific and Practical Conference «Russian America: from Past to Present and the Future»

On September 7, 2021, Ryazan hosted the opening ceremony of the International Scientific Conference «Russian America: from Past to Present and the Future», timed to coincide with the 280th anniversary of the Bering and Chirikov expedition and the 270th anniversary of St.Herman of Alaska.

The event was attended by RAS Academician V.A.Tishkov, Chairman of the conference’s organizing committee, Vice-Chairman of the Presidium of the Council on Interethnic Relations under the President of the Russian Federation.

The three-day conference programme includes four plenary sections with presentations by E.V.Golovko, RAS Corresponding Member, Director of the RAS Institute of Linguistic Research; A.V.Golovnev, RAS Corresponding Member, Director of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), and A.A.Kibrik, DSC (Hist.), Director of the RAS Institute of Linguistics, and other scholars.