In 2017, the Sakhalin Regional Museum initiated a scientific conference «The First Local History Readings», which will be held on December 78, 2017 in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. In the future it is planned to hold Readings in early December, once every two years, on the day of the foundation of the first museum on Sakhalin (December 6, 1896).
During two days, more than 40 researchers from scientific research institutions from Moscow, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, Blagoveshchensk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, municipalities of the Sakhalin Region will deliver reports and discuss issues on local history, share information on research studies and discoveries in archeology, history and culture of the peoples of Sakhalin and Primorye, talk about researches in natural sciences in the Sakhalin region as well as new museum projects and activities.
It is planned to make the presentation of the monograph «Sakhalin Oil and Foreign Capital. The Epoch of the NEP» by E. N. Lisitsyna, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Russian and World History of the Sakhalin State University.
Based on the results of the work, conference proceedings will be published.
The opening of the Conference will be held at 9:30 a.m., on Thursday, December 7, 2017 in the Event Hall of the Sakhalin Center for Scientific and Technical Information at the address: 31 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Kommunistichesky Avenue.