"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.
Pavel Shulgin and Olga Shtele took part in the international conference "Metsamorian Readings" in Armenia
On December 15, Yerevan hosted the second "Metsamorian Readings– - an international conference dedicated to the problems of the development of museum-reserves. Within the framework of this forum a joint on-line report was presented by the head of the Centre for Regional Programmes of Social and Cultural Development of the Institute for Social Policy Pavel Shulgin, and the leading expert of the center, Olga Shtele "Museums-reserves as the basis of the cultural framework in Russian regions".