The Civil War and Russian Regions: Contemporary Perception, New Approaches and Assessments Cover Image

Гражданская война и российская провинция: современное восприятие, подходы и оценка
The Civil War and Russian Regions: Contemporary Perception, New Approaches and Assessments

Author(s): R. A. Khaziev, Irina V. Frolova, Amina I. Urazova
Subject(s): Military history, Social history, History of Communism, Conference Report, Peace and Conflict Studies
Published by: Издательство Исторического факультета СПбГУ
Keywords: Civil War; Russia; provincial Russia; historiography; war communism; propaganda; Red Army; White Army;

Summary/Abstract: This article examines the international conference “The Civil War and Russian Regions: contemporary perceptions, new approaches and assessments held by the Institute of History and State Administration of Bashkir State University in Ufa, November 29–30, 2018. Co-organizers of the conference were the Institute of Russian History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences; St. Petersburg State University; the historical organization “Russia is my history” (Ufa), the Ufa Federal Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Ufa State Petroleum Technological University. Conference sponsors were the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and Humanitarian Projects, which provided financial support for the conference. The conference was attended by Russian well-known scholars from Moscow and St. Petersburg, regions of the Russian Federation, Bashkortostan, and CIS countries who study the Russian Civil War. Conference participators considered complex and controversial issues, especially regarding events of the “frontline-based phase” of the Civil War in Russian regions in terms of political, economic, social, and ideological projections. The Youth Science Forum was also held within the framework of the conference. All participants came to the collective conclusion that in the context of globalization, it is necessary to form an objective understanding of the technology of occurrence and of provoking “civil wars,” and from there developing expert recommendations for the prevention of such conflicts.

  • Issue Year: 9/2019
  • Issue No: 26
  • Page Range: 252-261
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Russian