Representatives of Yamal are participating in the conference «Reality of Ethnos» in Saint Petersburg
9:08 11 ноября 2015
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The delegation of Yamal is participating in the international scientific and practical conference «Reality of Ethnos» in Saint Petersburg.
It is dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Institute of the People of the North at the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia. Delegates from Russian regions and foreign countries became participants of the event. Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug is being represented by teachers from Salekhard, Noyabrsk and Tarko-Salye, an employee of the scientific center for study of the Arctic Natalia Tsymbalistenko, the head of the representational office of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Saint Petersburg Yelena Zakharova. The presidium of the conference includes a deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation from Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, the president of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East, a graduate from the Institute of Peoples of the North Grigory Ledkov.
The governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin congratulated the Institute of Peoples of the North with the jubilee. He marked a special role of the educational institution in history of Yamal. As he notes, the modern institute takes the key place in the system of higher education of Russia, it educates pedagogical and scientific personnel for regions of the Russian North, including Yamal. It is pleasant that many people of Yamal became certified specialists in the Institute and today successfully work in bodies of the state power of all levels, in different spheres of life activity both on the territory of the region and beyond its limits.
«The role of education, culture, literature in formation of Russian civil identity» became the theme of the 17th conference «Reality of Ethnos». It was chosen because of the Day of National Unity, which had been recently celebrated, and because of significance of this issue in the modern Russian society. During many tens of years the Herzen University is the center for attracting of scientific employees and students of different nationalities of Russia, including representatives of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation, as it is informed on the website of the representational office of Yamal in Saint Petersburg.