Programme

International forum “Astronomy and the world heritage”

Time

Event

Venue

Till 12.00

Registration and check-in

Hotel

1.30pm – 6.00 pm

A sightseeing tour with a visit to the UNESCO World heritage site “The historic and architectural complex of the Kazan Kremlin” and Kazan astronomical observatory

 (for the representatives of research and academic institutions)

Kazan

 

International research to practice conference

“Historical, cultural and academic heritage of astronomical observatories: assessment of the outstanding universal value”

Time

Event

Venue

9.00 am-10.00 am

Registration of conference participants and guests

Kazan City Hall (Kazan, Karl Marks st., 33)

10.00 am

Opening session

 

Kazan City Hall,

The Hall of Columns

10.00 am-10.30 am

Mintimer Shaimiev

Special Envoy of UNESCO for strengthening the dialogue among cultures, State Counselor of the Republic of Tatarstan; the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Republican fund for the revival of historic and cultural monuments of the Republic of Tatarstan

 

 

Welcoming speeches:

10.30 am -10.35am

Welcoming speech on behalf of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO

 

 

10.35 am -10.40 am

Welcoming speech on behalf of the Ministry of science and higher education of the Russian Federation

 

 

Speeches:

 

10.40 am -10.50 am

Eleonora Mitrofanova

Head of the Federal Agency for affairs of the Commonwealth of Independent States, compatriots residing abroad and international humanitarian co-operation (Rossotrudnichestvo)

 

 

10.50 am -11.00 am

Roman Rybalo

Director of the Department for conservation of cultural heritage sites of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation

 

 

11.00 am -11.10 am

Myakzyum Salakhov

President of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan

 

 

11.10 am -11.20 am

Mikhail Marov

Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences   

 

 

11.20 am -11.30 am

Babette Emma Gudrun Wolfschmidt

President of Commission for the World heritage and astronomy International Astronomical Union (IAU), professor of Hamburg University and  Hamburg Observatory, Germany

Heritage of Astronomical Observatories in the context of the Thematic Initiative on Heritage of “Astronomy, Science and Technology”

 

 

11.30 am -11.40 am

Ilshat Gafurov

Rector of Kazan (the Volga region) federal university

 

 

11.40-12.20

Coffee-break

 

Продолжение Конференции.

12.20 pm -1.30 pm

12.20

Moderator – Ilshat Gafurov

 

Speeches:

 

12.20 pm -12.30 pm

Leonid Kondrashov

President of ICOMOS National Committee

 

 

12.30 pm -12.40 pm

Boris Shustov

Chairman of the National committee of Russian astronomers of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a corresponding member of RAS, Academic director of the Astronomical Institute of RAS

 

The 100th anniversary of the International Astronomical Union – it is the time to gather the stones of history

 

 

12.40 pm -12.50 pm

Tonu Viik

Scientific advisor, Tartu Observatory of the University of Tartu

How Struve arc was included into World Heritage list?

 

 

12.50 pm -1.00 pm

Nail Sakhibullin

Head of the department of astrophysics and space geodesy of the Institute of physics of Kazan (Volga region) federal university

The history of astronomy in the 19th century Kazan

 

 

1.00 pm -1.10 pm

Vladislav Shevchenko

Head of Department of Lunar and Planetary Research, Sternberg State Astronomical Institute of Moscow State University, Russia

Lunar-planetary toponymy as the historical and cultural heritage of mankind. The work of observatories of Moscow and Kazan universities

 

 

1.10 pm -1.20 pm

Véronique Stoll

Director of the department “Library and heritage collections” of Paris Observatory, France

Preserving heritage collections in a research institution : the case of Paris Observatory

 

 

1.20 pm -1.30 pm

Fernando Avila Castro

Professor of the National astronomical observatory of the Institute of astronomy of the National autonomous university of Mexico, Mexico

National astronomical observatory of Mexico: past, present and future

 

 

1.30 pm -2.00 pm

Coffee-break

 

2.00 pm -4.30 pm

Sessions:

Kazan City Hall, (venue for sessions: The Hall of Columns, White and Pink halls, press-centre

 

SESSION

“THE ORIGINS AND ACTIVITY OF ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORIES AROUND THE WORLD”

Moderator:

Head of the department of astrophysics and space geodesy of the Institute of physics of Kazan (Volga region) federal university, Academician of the Academy of sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan

 Nail Sakhibullin

 

National Observatory of Athens – the oldest research foundation in Greece (1842), a masterpiece of central-European neoclassicism

Alkiviadis Prepis, Dr. in Architect engineering,  Engineer, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, ICOMOS expert, Greece

 

Yuri Gagarin Public astronomical observatory – the first in Bulgaria: 60 years later

Penka Vlaykova Maglova Stoeva, Dr. in Physics and Mathematics, Professor of the Institute of space research and technologies of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

 

Yuri Gagarin Public astronomical observatory – the first in Bulgaria: 60 years later

Alexey Stoev, director of the department of Stara Zagora of the Institute of space research and technologies of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

 

Foundation of Mirzo Ulugbek Astronomical Observatory and his role in the development of astronomical knowledge

Feruza Shamukaramova, PhD, Research Associate, the Institute of History, the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan Foundation of Mirzo Ulugbek Astronomical Observatory, Uzbekistan

 

Astronomical Observatories Along the Silk Route

Khalid Saifullah, Dr., Tenured Associate Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan

 

The brief review of the origins of astronomy and the Mongolian observatory at the times of the Yuan dynasty

Ganbat Naymdag, Dr., professor, head of the department of history and archaeology of Euro-Asian nomads and states of the Institute of history and ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of Mongolia, Mongolia

 

The Role of Astronomy in the Ancient and Medieval History of Central Asia

Sayyora Mukimova, Dr., Professor of the Department of Architecture and Design, Tajik Technical University named after M.S. Osimi, Tadjikistan

Saliya Mamadjanova, Dr., Professor of the Department of Architecture and Design, Tajik Technical University named after M.S. Osimi, Tadjikistan

 

The Role of Astronomy in the Ancient and Medieval History of Central Asia

Rustam Mukimov, Dr., Professor of the Department of Architecture and Design, Tajik Technical M.S. Osimi University, Tadjikistan

Saliya Mamadjanova, Dr., Professor of the Department of Architecture and Design, M.S. Osimi Tajik Technical University, Tadjikistan

 

Astronomical Knowledge and Traditional Chronology of the Kyrgyz

Ryskul Zholdoshov, Head of the Department of History of Kyrgyzstan from Ancient Times to the 19th Century, B. Jamgerchinov Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnology of the National Academy of Sciences of Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyz Republic

 

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory as the centre of Scientific and Cultural Heritage

Areg Mickaelian, PhD, Director, Head of Research Group, Leading Research Associate of Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory named after V. Ambartsumian, the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia

 

 

SESSION

“THE ORIGINS AND ACTIVITY OF ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORIES IN RUSSIA”

 

Moderator:

Director of Physics of Kazan (Volga region) federal university

Sergey Nikitin

Astronomy at Moscow University: since the dawn of history and till the present days

Konstantin Postnov, Dr. Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, Prof., Director of Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Russia

 

Pulkovo Observatory is 180. Parts of history

Aleksander Stepanov, Dr. Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Scientific advisor of the Main Pulkovo astronomical observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

 

The origins and activity of Kourovka astronomical observatory of the Ural federal university (T. Levitskaya, E. Kuznetsov)

Eduard Kuznetsov, Dr. Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, Ass. Prof., Head of the department, Ural federal university, Russia

Tatyana Levitskaya, PhD in Physics and Mathematics, Ass. Prof of the Ural federal university

 

The history of the Astronomical observatory of Moscow university

Yuliy Mentsin, senior research assistant of the Krasnopresnenskaya laboratory of the  Sternberg State Astronomical Institute, Russia 

 

Operational activity of Yakutian geophysical observatory (Laboratory of space rays) in 1928 – 1962

Egor Antonov, PhD in History, Ass. Prof., Leading research fellow of the department of history and ethnic sociology of the Arctic Institute of humanities and the ethnic minorities of the North “Yakutia research center of the Siberian department of the Russian Academy of Sciences”, Russia

 

Engelhardt astronomical observatory in the life of D. Martynov – Sternberg State Astronomical Institute view point

Irina Kuznetsova,

Leading specialist of the Astronomy history museum of the  Sternberg State Astronomical Institute of Krasnopresnenskaya observatory, Moscow state university, Russia

Modern opportunities of Kazan astronomy and geodesy

Ilfan Bikmaev, Dr. Sc. in Physics and Mathematics, Head of the department of astronomy and space geodesy of Kazan (Volga region) federal university

 

SESSION

«OBSERVATORIES AS SCIENTIFIC, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL CENTERS»

 

Moderator:

Head of the department of astronomy and space geodesy of Kazan (Volga region) federal university

Ilfan Bikmaev

 

Public astronomical observatories in Bulgaria as educational, scientific and cultural centres

Alexey Stoev, the Director of Stara Zagora Department of the Space Research and Technology Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

 

The Role of Public Observatories in the Cultural Life of Tajiks in the XIX – early XX centuries

Mahmudjon Kholov, PhD, Leading Research Associate, A. Donish Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography, the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan,

the Republic of Tajikistan

 

International round table session with the participation of UNESCO experts for technical and methodic issues related to preparation of the nomination dossier

 “Astronomical observatories of Kazan University”

Time

Event

Venue

09.00-10.00

Registration

Kazan City Hall

(Kazan, Karl Marks str., 33)

10.00-12.00

International round table session “Astronomical observatories of Kazan university”

 

Moderators:

Vice-President of the Russian Committee of the International Council on UNESCO monuments and sites (ICOMOS), Head of UNESCO department

Rafael Valeev

Speakers:

Secretary-General of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO

Grigoriy Ordzhonikidze

Deputy General Director for International Cooperation, Roscosmos State Corporation

Sergey Saveliev

 

The Soviet and Russian astronomer, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Mikhail Marov

 

Professor of the department of Mozhaisky Military Space Academy

Vladimir Latanov

 

President of the World Heritage and Astronomy Commission of the International Astronomical Union (IAC), professor at the University of Hamburg and the Hamburg Observatory, Germany

Babette Emma Gudrun Wolfschmidt

 

Head of the Department of Astrophysics and Space Geodesy, Institute of Physics, Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University

Nail Sakhibullin

 

Director of the Astronomical observatory named after V.P. Engelgardt

Yuri Nefedyev

 

Director of the Tartu Observatory at the University of Tartu

Anu Reinart

 

Head of the Center for Astronomical Data of the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Coordinator from Russia in the UNESCO Thematic Initiative “Astronomy and World Heritage”

Olga Dluzhnevskaya

 

Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Director of the Main (Pulkovo) Astronomical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Alexander Stepanov

 

Chairman of the National Committee of Russian Astronomers of the Russian Academy of Sciences, corresponding member RAS, Scientific Director of the Institute of Astronomy RAS

Boris Shustov

 

Leading Researcher, Institute of Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences

Nikolay Samus

Kazan City Hall

(Kazan, Karl Marks str., 33)

12.30 – 13.30

Grand Opening session of the models: “Kazan youth models UN and UNESCO”, concert program

Speakers:

Rector of Kazan Federal University, deputy of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan

Ilshat Gafurov

 

Deputy

Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan – Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan

Rafis Burganov

 

Secretary-General of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO

Grigoriy Ordzhonikidze

 

Assistant to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Olesya Baltusova

 

Deputy Chairman of the State Council of the Republic of Tatarstan, executive director of the non-profit organization “Republican Fund for the Revival of Monuments of History and Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan”

Tatyana Larionova

Chairman of the Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan on the protection of cultural heritage

Ivan Gushchin

 

Director of the UN Information Center in Moscow

Vladimir Kuznetsov

 

Deputy Chairman of the Russian Association for UN Assistance, Head of UNESCO Chair, MSIIR, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia

Alexey Borisov

 

Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Kazan

Ismet Erikan

Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kazan

Ali Boman Egbali Tsarch

 

Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Kazan, Doyen of Consulates of Foreign States in Kazan

Wu Yinqing

 

Consul General of Hungary in Kazan

Adam Stifter

 

Advisor to the Branch of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the Russian Federation in the city of Kazan

Oleg Isaev

 

Consul General of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Kazan

Zhanbolat Murzalin

 

Consul General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Kazan

Fariddin Nasriev

Chairman of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Tatarstan

Shamil Ageev

The Imperial Hall, KFU

12.30-13.30

Lunch

 

13.30-14.30

Transfer  to the V.P. Engelhardt Astronomical Observatory, Kazan State University

 

14.30-16.00

Sightseeing tour of the Astronomical Observatory named after

V.P. Engelhardt and Kazan Planetarium

Kazan Planetarium

16.00-17.00

Transfer  to Kazan

 

17.00-18.00

Dinner

Hotel “Nogai”



Time

Event

Venue

09.00-17.00

UN and UNESCO youth models

KFU

 

Time

Event

Venue

08.30

Participants  check-in

KFU

09.00-17.00

UN and UNESCO youth models

KFU

Time

Event

Venue

08.30

Participants  check-in

KFU

09.00-14.00

Work of the UN and UNESCO Youth Model Committees

KFU

 

14.00-15.00

Transfer to the Kazan City Hall

Kazan City Hall

(Kazan, Karl Marks str., 33)

15.00-16.00

UN and UNESCO youth models Closing ceremony

Kazan City Hall

Pillar Hall

 

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