Rightfully seeing himself as a successor to the Russian symphony school, Dmitri Shostakovich was anxious to avoid stereotypes in his oeuvre. The composer looked for his personal style, and this inevitably affected the structure and style of his symphonies – fifteen in total that he managed to create during his lifetime.
"…In the course of 18th - 19th cc. the key objective of the Hydrographic Service was the creation of detailed and accurate maps and sailing directions for the seas, washing the shores of Russia, large rivers and lakes, to ensure the safety of ships and vessels... " - reads the 4-volume book “The History of the Hydrographic Service of the Russian Navy” (1997), which has recently become available on the portal of the Presidential Library.
University traditions of higher historical education was the theme of the video lecture of the "Knowledge of Russia" series. The event initiated by the Far Eastern Federal University within the Cooperation Agreement between the Presidential Library and the Association of Leading Russian Universities took place in the Presidential Library on September 19, 2018. The video lecture brought together students of the humanities of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region universities, while the Far Eastern Federal University students joined them via videoconferencing.
When presenting the history it is necessary to ensure that the material encourages the reader to keep on searching for information and gets him deeply involved in his own investigation. Participants of the traditional presentation of the latest issue of the popular science and history magazine Rodina addressed this problem today in the Presidential Library.
The 1st All-Russian Academic and Practical Conference of the Presidential Library, focused on the problems of preservation of the historical memory in the digital environment, is currently underway in Yalta. The event has brought together representatives of libraries, museums, archives from different regions of Russia.
People of Russia and China will see a documentary about the Presidential Library. In Russia the film shot by Chongqing filmmakers will be shown as part of the meeting of the Presidential Library cinema club, later it will be freely available on the portal of the institution. What is more, the film will be shown on the China Central Television on the national day of the People’s Republic of China to be marked on October 1, 2018. The announcement was made today on September 17, during the visit of the Chongqing People’s Government delegation to the building in Senate Square.