SUSU’ faculty member’s work is nominated for Russian Geographical Society’s prize


“From the History of Chelyabinsk: fortress to provincial city, from 1736 to 1781”, a book written by  Gayaz Samigulov, senior researcher for the SUSU Scientific Center for Eurasian Studies, is part of the Russian Geniographical Society’s prize within the Russian prize “Crystal Compass” in the “publication” category.

The publication is intended for people who are interested in the city of their hometown, but lack special education. The book is written in simple and accessible language, but also has a solid body of references to the works of previous authors and to documents. Additionally, the book is well-illustrated and includes maps, schemes, portraits of famous individuals, and photographs of archival documents.

Last year, Gayaz Khamitovich’s book took first place in the regional publishing competition, “South Ural Book” in the category “Mass-Market Regional Studies Publication”. It is now include as part of a set of new literature in regional studies, which Chelyabinsk governor Boris Dubrovskiy gave to regional libraries when meeting with the leaders of the best archives of the region.

We ask all people who are interested to participate in the internet vote and support Gayaz Samigulov – the only participant representing the Chelyabinsk region in this prestigious contest! 

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