The Conference was organized at the initiative of the Department of Archival Affairs’ graduate students Mr. Bzhaniya and Ms. Knyazeva. Dr. Taratorkin, professor at the Department of Archival Affairs headed the delegation, which was comprised of Dr. Korsakov and Kulakov, Vice-Deans of the Department of Archival Affairs’, Dr. Strokina and Dr. Safronova, representatives of the RF State Archive, and graduate and undergraduate students of the Department.
The Conference was opened on November 12 by Mr. Gvindjiya, Head of the Archive Service, Mr. Kvarchiya, speaker of the Republic of Abkhaziya, and Mr. Arshba, Prime Minister of Abkhaziya.
On that day presentations were held for a book of documents on Abkhazian history and revolutionary movement in the republic (1905-1921) and a tourist guidebook on Abkhaziya, composed by Mr. Bzhaniya and Ms. Knyazeva.
The Conference held its sessions in the National Library on November 13, and on November 14 the RSUH delegation visited Abkhaz State Museum, Ardzinba Museum of Military Glory, and State Archive of Abkhaziya.
The Conference will conclude by signing a resolution that will describe the first order of business for the State Archive of Abkhaziya, the task in the solution of which RSUH will participate a consultative institution.