The Sakhalin Regional Museum will continue its Lecture Series on Natural History of Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands at 1:00 p.m. on November 21.
Olga Alekseevna Shubina, archaeologist, head of the Archeology Department of the Sakhalin Regional Museum, candidate of historical sciences will meet with visitors of the museum.
Participants will learn about new archaeological discoveries on the northernmost island of the Kuril Islands chain, Shumshu Island, and together with the lecturer they will try to find the answers to the following questions:
- How and when were the islands of the northern and central part of the Kuril chain settled?
- What did people do and how did they survive for thousands of years in severe climatic conditions, in area with frequent volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and devastating tsunamis?
- How did people struggle to keep alive during the cold periods and find food not to die of hunger?
- What tools did they use and how did people interact with each other?
We invite everyone to attend the lecture „New Archaeological Sites on Shumshu Island Based on Field Surveys’ Results of the Sakhalin Regional Museum“.
Join us for this interesting lecture!