Panel Discussion

Historical Heritage of the Russian Empire: Domestic and World Dimensions

12:00 — 13:30
General Staff Building 6/8 Palace sq., St. Petersburg

The panel participants will consider the following issues:

  • Legacy of the Russian Empire in the modern culture: why Europe and the world cannot do without Russian spirituality?
  • Experience of the multicultural worls in the Russian Empire: what is its relevance for the Russian Federation and modern countries of the West and East?
  • "There is such a profession to defend your Motherland": why did the USSR begin to revive the imperial traditions during the Great Patriotic War?
  • Modernization of Russia at the turn of the 19th–20th centuries VS Modernization of the USSR in the 1920s–1930s: what useful can the Russian Federation take from this comparison?