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14.03.2017 | Aggregated data on theses and dissertations on ethnography

February 21, 2017 marked the meeting of Efim Rezvan, Russian Ethnographers and Anthropologists. 20th century Project manager and coordinator, and Boris Wiener, Senior Researcher at the Sociological Institute, RAS, author of a large-scale project dedicated to the classification of data on theses and dissertations on ethnography defended in the former USSR, the Russian Federation, and the post-Soviet space. The meeting was held in the furtherance of the Russian Ethnographers and Anthropologists. 20th century Project. Read more...

14.02.2017 | First stage of the Russian Ethnographers and Anthropologists. 20th century project completed

February 9, 2017 marked the meeting of MAE RAS Academic Board, dedicated to Russian Science Day. The meeting saw Prof. Dr.Sc. Efim Rezvan, Deputy Director of Kunstkamera Museum, deliver a summary report on the Russian Ethnographers and Anthropologists. 20th century project, supported with a grant from the Russian Geographical Society . Read more...


10.11.2016 | The Petri dish: Ethnography on guard for peace

Prof. Dr.Sc. Efim Rezvan, Deputy Director of Kunstkamera Museum, delivered a speech about the launch of the Russian Ethnographers and Anthropologists. 20th century online project, and about why ethnography is no less important than ballistic missiles in safeguarding peace on Earth. Read more...


07.06.2016 | The Russian Ethnographers and Anthropologists. 20th century online project, supported with a grant from the Russian Geographical Society, is under way

MAE RAS got started on the Russian Ethnographers and Anthropologists. 20th century wiki-type encyclopaedia, supported with a grant from the Russian Geographical Society. The project is going to be implemented in close collaboration with colleagues from scientific institutions and museums of Saint-Petersburg, Moscow, Ekaterinburg, and Ufa, and from other scientific centers of Russia and post-Soviet space. Read more...


09.06.2016 | Archives save the world

A unique online biographical encyclopaedia of Russian ethnographers is being created in Saint-Petersburg Kunstkamera. Staff members of Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography of the Russian Academy of Sciences, better known as Kunstkamera, were the first in Russia to come up with the idea to humanize ethnography by means of preserving its history in the form of a wiki-type encyclopaedia. Their online project titled Russian Ethnographers and Anthropologists. 20th century is to amalgamate material on the history of Russian ethnography and anthropology. Read more...