The Great Silk Road Conference: Historical Roads as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites
From December 5-8, 2022, Kazan hosted an international forum dedicated to the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Cultural and Natural Heritage 50’s anniversary. The Convention has become an important stage in recognizing the world heritage value and uniting all countries supporting this idea. A World Heritage List is being compiled under the auspices of UNESCO, which already includes 1,154 objects of cultural and natural heritage from all around the world. Participants from 56 countries of the world discussed the management of World Cultural Heritage Sites, environmental management and conservation of the World Natural Heritage. A total of 10 scientific conferences were held within the forum.
Ekaterina Demintseva led a student expedition to Kamchatka region
Ekaterina Demintseva and Nikita Mkrtchyan (Institute of Demography, HSE) conducted a student expedition "The New Migration Reality of the Kamchatka region: Issues of Identity, Problems of Adaptation and Employment of Migrants" as part of the "Rediscovering Russia " project. During the expedition, expert interviews were conducted with representatives of the administration of the Kamchatka region, heads of diasporas and religious leaders, as well as more than 30 in-depth interviews with labor migrants from Central Asia
Ekaterina Demintseva participated at the 7st ESCAS (The Central Eurasian Studies Society) summer conference in Tashkent
The summer conference was held at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 23-26 June, 2022. The conference was organized jointly with the European Society for Central Asian Studies (ESCAS)
Presentation of the collective monograph «Society of Unequal Opportunities: Social Structure of Modern Russia»
On June 22, 2022 the presentation of the collective monograph "Society of Unequal Opportunities: Social Structure of Modern Russia" (by Natalia Tikhonova (ed.), Svetlana Mareeva, Vasiliy Anikin, Yulia Lezhnina, Anastasia Karavay, Ekaterina Slobodenyuk) was held.
"Modern problems of studying and protecting cultural and natural heritage" - All-Russian scientific conference
On June 15, an All-Russian conference "Modern problems of studying and protecting cultural and natural heritage" was held in Moscow, at the Institute of Geography of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The conference started with a report "Comprehensive regional programs for the preservation and use of heritage (new approaches and practical experience of recent years)" by the head of the Centre for Regional Programs of Social and Cultural Development, Pavel Shulgin.