Interregional round table “The Last War of the Russian Empire (1914–1918)” to be held in Khakassia

3 April 2024

On April 4, 2024 at 9:20 (Moscow time), the Institute of History and Law of Katanov Khakass State University and the Domozhakov National Library, with information support from the Presidential Library, are holding an interregional round table “The Last War of the Russian Empire” (1914–1918)”.

The event is aimed at developing the student’s personality based on the formation of a sense of patriotism, citizenship, respect for the memory of the defenders of the Fatherland and the exploits of the Heroes of the Fatherland, as well as law and order.

Among the objectives of the round table:

  • instilling in students readiness to fulfill civic duty and constitutional responsibilities to protect the Motherland; formation in students of patriotic consciousness, a sense of loyalty to their Fatherland;
  • the formation of Russian civic identity, the civic position of an active and responsible member of Russian society, aware of their constitutional rights and obligations, respecting law and order, having self-esteem, consciously accepting traditional national and universal humanistic and democratic values;
  • development of competencies to counteract the falsification of history in the context of the modern geopolitical crisis.

The event participants will discuss the following topics:

  • the First World War in Historical Context;
  • digital collection of the Presidential Library “The First World War (1914–1918)”;
  • the Russian Empire and the Russian Army during the First World War: a historiographical aspect;
  • emancipation of Russian society under the influence of the First World War;
  • the impact of the First World War on the ethno-confessional situation in the Yenisei province;
  • organization of logistics for troops transported along the Siberian Railways during the First World War;
  • participation of the Khakass in the First World War: from conscription to military service;
  • mobilization of the Yenisei Cossacks during the First World War;
  • “Khakassia in the First World War”: electronic resource from idea to implementation;
  • veterans of the First World War in the conditions of the revolutionary crisis on the territory of the Yenisei province;
  • and others.

Senior pupils, historians, local historians, students, undergraduates, postgraduate students in specialized areas and all citizens of the Russian Federation interested in the history of the Fatherland are invited to participate.

The organization and technical support of the round table is provided by the Department of History of the Institute of History and Law of Katanov Khakass State University and the the Regional Center of the Presidential Library in Republic of Khakassia.

Organizers contacts:

Anna Kalyagina – head of the Regional Center of the Presidential Library in Republic of Khakassia, tel. (3902) 202-388, email address zodnbdrx@mail.ru.

Mikhail Stepanov – Associate Professor of the Department of History, Institute of History and Law, Katanov Khakass State University, tel. +7 (908) 325-61-02, email stepanov_mg@khsu.ru.