Conference organizers
The Museum and Exhibition Centre for Technical and Technological Development of the Arctic
Branch of the World Ocean Museum in St. Petersburg - Icebreaker Krassin

Partners
PAO Sovcomflot / ZAO SMM / State Museum for the Arctic and Antarctic / Arctic Academy of Sciences / Association «Maritime Heritage»

The eight scientific and practical conference

Polar readings 2020

History of science research in the Arctic and the Antarctic

К 100-летию Арктического и антарктического научно-исследовательского института и 200-летию открытия Антарктиды, 18-21 мая 2020 г.

Past conferences

2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013

2020 «History of science research in the Arctic and the Antarctic»

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2019 «State and public organisations in the management of the Arctic: past, present, future»

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“Polar Readings – 2019” focused on the history of and prospects for cooperation between state and public organisations in the management of the Arctic. This theme is extremely relevant in connection with the implementation of large-scale projects and the need to develop effective mechanisms for managing Arctic activities. The 2019 conference will turn to the rich historical experience of our country and will consider the experience of the Main Directorate of the Northern Sea Route (Glavsevmorput), the various Arctic committees, the state Committee and other organizations involved in Arctic management.

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2018 «Practices and equipment in Arctic exploration»

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The sixth annual international scientific conference «Polar Readings 2018: Practices and Equipment in Arctic Exploration» was organised by the Museum and Exhibition Centre for Technical and Technological Development of the Arctic (Arctic Museum and Exhibition Centre) and Branch of the World Ocean Museum in St. Petersburg – «Icebreaker Krassin». Partners of «Polar Readings 2018» were PAO Sovcomflot, ZAO SMM, the State Museum for the Arctic and Antarctic, the Arctic Academy of Sciences, and the Association «Maritime Heritage».

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2017 «Museums in the Arctic and the Arctic in the museums»

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2016 «Cultural heritage in the Arctic: problems of study, preservation and popularization»

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2015 «The Arctic during the great patriotic war»

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2014 «Isebreaker fleet of Russia: history and future»

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2013 «Severnaya Zemlya archipelago: discovery, research, and modernity (100th anniversary of Boris Vilkitsky scientific expedition)»

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