The traditional All-Russian scientific conference "Gorky Readings - 2018" will be held in Kazan

6 March 2018, Tuesday

In 2018 the Literary and Memorial Museum of A.M. Gorky notes at once three great dates: the 145th anniversary of the birth of F.I. Shaliapin, the 150th anniversary of the birth of A.M. Gorky and the 80th anniversary of the creation of the museum. Therefore, the upcoming scientific forum, which opens on March 12, on the day of the birth of the museum, will be devoted to the problems of preserving the heritage of two representatives of the national culture of A.M. Gorky and F.I. Shalyapin. It will be attended by famous scientists and museum staff from Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Izhevsk, Cheboksary, Yelabuga and others.

Within the framework of the conference theme - "A.M. Gorky and F.I. Chaliapin. Modern view of the past "is expected to consider the following issues:

  • Literary heritage Gorky and outstanding representatives of Russian culture of the early twentieth century, as the basis for the formation of a new cultural paradigm
  • International and national in the creative heritage of A.M. Gorky and F.I. Chaliapin: relevance of ideas in the context of globalization
  • "Useful museum": cultural and recreational environment of the museum in the system of museum communication, broadcasting knowledge "from the exhibit to the visitor"
  • Problems of preservation and new reading of literary heritage in the museum space
  • The activities of memorial museums, as an experimental site for the generation of a culture of the present and the future.

In addition, on the first day of the conference, the opening of the exhibition "Coming from Nizhniy" will take place. It is a joint project of the Kazan Literary and Memorial Museum of A.M. Gorky and the State Order of Honor of the Museum of A.M. Gorky from Nizhny Novgorod. These museums are connected by long friendship and fruitful cooperation. They are members of the Association of Gorky Museums of the country, the project "Originally from Nizhny" is just the result of teamwork.

Literary and Memorial Museum of A.M. Gorky: +7 (843) 238-47-78


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