State historical-architectural, landscape and natural museum-preserve «Izborsk»

17 March 2019

The 1st International Scientific and Practical Conference  “Churches in Rural Areas: Not Forgotten”

March 19-20, 2019    Izborsk, Pechory



Izborsk State Museum-Reserve of History, Architecture and Land

 (Izborsk, Pechorskaya str., 41)

09.30 – 10.30. Registration of the participants of the conference. Coffee break.

10.30 – 11.50. The welcome speech of Natalia Petrovna Dubrovskaya, Director of Izborsk State Museum Reserve and of Archpriest Vladimir (Semendyaev), the Rural Dean of Pechory District. Welcome speeches of the organizers of the conference.

10.50 – 13.00. A plenary session. “The zealots of Russian rural churches”. Priest Dmitriy Fyodorov. The priest of St. Nicholas church in Izborsk.

Churches of Izborsk.

Hegumen Khrisanf (Lipilin). A monk of Holy Assumption Pechory Cave Monastery.

About St. Simeon.

Priest Georgiy (Kurnosov). ThepriestofSt. NicholaschurchinTailovoVillage.

The history of st. Nicholas Church in Tailovo Village.

Aleksander Konstantinovich Krylov. The head ofthe workshop of historical and religious painting ofSt. Petersburg State Academic Institute of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Architecture.

The revival of the interior of a village church.

Yuriy Vitalyevich Mudrov. Director of State Museum-Monument “St. Isaak's Cathedral” (St. Petersburg).

The church of St. Nicholas in Pavlovsk Estate of Grand Prince Konstantin Konstantinovich.  

13.00 – 14.00. Lunch break.

14.00 – 14.30. The opening of the exhibition “Rural Churches of Russia”, prepared by the workshop of historical and religious painting of St. Petersburg State Academic Institute of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Architecture, named after I.E.Repin under the supervision of a distinguished artist of Russia, professor A. K. Krylov

14.30 – 17.00. The evening session.

NataliaYurievnaTolmachyova. An art history PhD. A senior researcher of  State Museum-Monument “St. Isaak's Cathedral” (St. Petersburg).

Churches built by academician A. Parland outside St. Petersburg.

NadezhdaAleksandrovnaBikalova. A PhD in Economics. A Professor of the International Slavic Academy of Science, Education, Arts and Culture. (Moscow).

The History of the Holy Trinity Church of Deyanovo Village of Pil’nitsk District of Nizhegorodsk Region.

LubovViktorovnaMazurina. A PhD in Psychology. The academic secretary of the “Noospheric Education” Department of the Russian Academy for Natural Sciences (Lobnya, Moscow Region).

The History of the Church of the Savior not made with hands, located in Kirovo Village of Moscow Region.

Natalia Yurievna Tolmachova. An art history PhD. A senior researcher of State Museum-Monument “St Isaak's Cathedral” (St. Petersburg).

The Assumption Church in Opochka (architect – academician A.A. Parland)

German Borisovich Scherbina. A local history expert (Moscow).

Rural churches of Tver Region in the early 20th century photos of S.M. Prokudin-Gorskiy.

Svetlana Yakovlevna Kiriushina, Natalia Ivanovna Kulakova. “A New Thought” lecture course of Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow).

Izborsk – Pskov Land – Russia.

Boris Ivanovich Bugrov. A PhD in Military Science (Izborsk).

Izborsk churches. The Church of the Nativity of the Holy Theotocos.

16.45 – 17.00. A coffee break

17.00 –18.00. A concert of the laureate of International and All Russian Music Competitions, a gusli player, Lubov Basurmanova (Moscow), dedicated to Russian rural churches.


The Museum of History of Pechory, a branch of Izborsk State Museum-Reserve of History, Architecture and Land

(Pechory, Mezhdunarodnaya str., 3)

10.00 – 10.30. Registration of the conference participants. A coffee break.

10.30 – 11.00. The opening of the exhibitions:

“Near the dear holy places” from the funds of Izborsk State Museum-Reserve of History, Architecture and Land and from family archives of people living in Pechory and Izborsk.

“Russian Old Believers living in Estonia and their churches”  Prepared by the teachers of folk art and anthropology of Estonian Arts Academy Yanus Plaat.

11.00 – 13.00. A plenary session “The Rural Empire of Spirit”.

Olga Anatolievna Vassilyeva. The Head of the Department of the Scientific and Funds work of Pskov State United Museum Reserve of History, Architecture and Arts.  (Pskov)

A Diesis icon dating back to the first half of the 16th century from the collection of Izborsk Museum Reserve   

MariaAleksandrovnaLisenkova. The Head of the scientific and planning department of the Scientific and Production Center for the protection and use of the monuments of history and culture (Pskov).

Some issues concerning the preservation of the monuments of history and culture of the Pskov Region. The vanishing heritage.

ViktorViktorovichKoval’. The Head of the workshop OOO “AR Group”, an architect-restorer of the higher category (Nizhniy Novgorod).

The church in the estate of D.M. Pozharskiy. Concerning the question of restoration of the Transfiguration church in Vershilovo Village of Chkalovsk District of Nizhegorodsk Region.

OlgaSamoilovnaNazarova. The starosta of the Holy Trinity Church of Ozerets Village of Toropets District of Tver Region (Uhanovo Village of Toropets District of Tver Region) 

“Live, Russian village!” Father Aleksiy (Novikov) and his work in the reconstruction of the church and the revival of the life of the parish. 

13.00 – 14.00. Lunch break.

14.00 – 15.00. The evening session.

VladimirLeonidovichMelnikov. A PhD in Cultural Studies. Director of   “The Lightful City” educational and pilgrimage center (St. Petersburg).

Rural churches in the life of the Roerich family. Not forgotten.

Irina Semyonovna Anikina. The Pilgrimage Center of Pskov Eparchy. A local history expert (Pskov).

From the history of the church of Tikhvin Icon of the Holy Theotocos of Kanischevo Village of the former Holm District of Pskov Gubernia in the family estate of Golenischev-Kutuzovs Family.

BorisYurievichBorisov. APhDinPedagogics. An associate professor of the Pedagogy and Social Work Department of Pskov State University (Pskov).

555th anniversary since the first mentioning in chronicles of the Transfiguration Cathedral on Kolpino Island.

Igor Ivanovich Lagunin. A corresponding member of the Academy of architectural heritage (Pskov).

Pskov old believers. Rare examples of village churches and prayer rooms.

15.00 – 15.30. A coffee break

15.30 – 17.00. Priest Anatoliy (Pershin), the priest of St. Basil the Great Church in Osinovaya Roscha (St. Petersburg). A musical and poetic composition “Immersing in the silence of the church”.

Participation in the conference, not attending it in person:

NataliaAleksandrovnaBorodulina. A local history expert. (Kesova Gora Village, Tver Region).

A holy place connected with Sergiy of Radonezh in Radukhovskaya Village.

IrinaGeorgievnaVozmitel. A senior researcher of the economic informatics department of the Economic Faculty of Belarus State University (Minsk, Belarus).

Reformatting the society: rural churches as objects of religious, event and cultural tourism.

SvetlanaVladimirovnaLyashenko. A PhD in Art History (St. Petersburg)

Churches in the illustrations to the book by K. K. Sluchevskiy “In the North of Russia. Description of the travelling of the Grand Prince Vladimir Aleksandrovich and his wife Grand Princess Maria Pavlovna”.  

AnastasiyaGennadyevnaMartynova. A member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) (Vyborg).

The revived church of St. Elijah in Vyborg. The church in the works of graphic art created by artists in the 20th century. An unknown drawing of N. K. Roerikh.

Natalia Aleksandrovna Mozokhina. A PhD in Art History. The Head of the department of the primary registration and movement of museum objects of State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg).

The image of a village church in post cards of the pre-revolutionary time.

Aleksey Kirillovich Novosel’skiy. A teacher of the beyond the classroom education department of “Romanovskaya school” (Moscow).

The churches of Kraskovo and Udel’nya Villages of Moscow Region.

Kirill Igorevich Novosel’skiy. Doctor of Science, Economics. Candidate of sciences, Geography. Professor (Moscow).

A village church as a chronotop of a harmonious life on Earth.

Olga Rostislavovna Sidel’nikova-Verbitskaya. A member of the Association of writers, of the section of playwrights. A journalist (France).

Priests of village churches.

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