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20200113 - NYR - Dimitri S dialogue on video v2

A comparative overview of traditions associated with celebrating the New Year in Russia

On 13th January 2020, Dr. Dimitry Spivak (Head of the Center for Fundamental Research in Culture at the Institute of Cultural and Natural Heritage named after D. S. Likhachev, UNESCO Chair) was invited to take part in a TV program dedicated to making a comparative...
20191221 - 6th TRLH - Choir Singing to Audience

6th Toksovo Readings on Local History in Toksovo, North-West of the Russian Federation

On 19th December 2019, the 6th Toksovo Readings on Local History took place in the town of Toksovo, situated at the North-West of the Russian Federation. The Readings were conducted under the auspices of UNESCO Chair on Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions,...
Fifth Toksovo Readings: Origins of the Orthodox Community at the Toksovo District - Title Page

New book – ‘Fifth Toksovo Readings: Origins of the Orthodox Community at the Toksovo District’

A new book has been published under the auspices of the UNESCO Chair. Titled 'Fifth Toksovo Readings: Origins of the Orthodox Community at the Toksovo District’ , the book is edited by V.Kudriavtsev, UNESCO Chair on Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their...
Delegates sitting as part of a panel discussion

Intercultural dialogue with school students in St.Petersburg, Russia

On 7th December 2019, UNESCO Chair on Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue, took part in a city festival for school students. This has been conducted in St.Petersburg, Russia for the fifth year in a row.This...