Inetrnational Centre of the Roerichs

10.10.2010

The International Socio-Scientific Conference “75 Years of the Roerich Pact”

Marga Koutsarova, Chairman of the National Roerich Society (Bulgaria), is delivering her speech


The morning session of the second day of the International Social and Scientific Conference “75 Years of the Roerich Pact” started in an atmosphere of understanding of the importance of the issues being discussed.

Marga Koutsarova, Chairman of the National Roerich Society (Bulgaria) and Tatiana P. Sergeeva (Ukraine) presented the report dedicated to significance of N. Roerich's ideas, embodied in the Pact for protection of cultural values, for the past, present and future of the Mankind.

Pavel V. Florensky, Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, professor of Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas spoke on development of an agreement for the protection of the natural environment during armed conflicts and the relevance of the issues raised by Academician V.I. Vernadsky.


Speech of Pavel V. Florensky, Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, professor of Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and GasDr. Galina B. Andreeva, Chief Executive of ICOM of Russia, member of Presidium of the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Fine Arts (ICFA)


Dr. Galina B. Andreeva, Chief Executive of ICOM of Russia, member of Presidium of the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Fine Arts (ICFA) told about the standards related to the monuments of religious art.

Valentina A. Voropaeva, professor of the Kyrgiz and Russian Slavic University, is delivering her speech
Petr D. Barenboim, Vice-President of the CIS International Union of Lawyers, is delivering his speech

V.V. Frolov, Doctor of Philosophy (Moscow) dedicated his report to the development of methodology and methods relevant to the modern stage of the creation of the Cosmic Thinking. G.G. Panteleeva, scientific associate of Sevastopol Marine Hydrophysical Institute spoke about the symbolical meaning of the Banner of Peace. The intrinsic value of the idea of unity in the Nomads Epics «Gesser» and «Manas» was revealed by Valentina A. Voropaeva, professor of the Kyrgiz and Russian Slavic University. Olga A. Urozhenko, doctor of Philosophy (Yekaterinburg), spoke on the phenomenon of Culture in the Light of Cosmic Reality Philosophy. The brilliant report «Culture as the Basis of the New Scientific Cognition» by Mikhail N. Chiryatyev, Vice-President of the International Ligue for Protection of Culture, Adviser of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, was greeted with applauses. The participants of the conference embraced metaphysical and scientific ideas of N. Roerics conception of Culture.

A group of the Conference participants visited Novodevichy Cemetery during the break in order to honor the memory of George Roerich, who died in 1960.

Reports delivered at the evening session were dedicated to the creation of the legal basis for the protection of cultural values.

Historical underlying of the Roerich Pact was revealed in the report by Yuri A. Shilov, professor of the Interregional Academy of Human Resources Management (Ukraine). Eduard A. Tomsha, Chairman of the Saint-Petersburg Branch of the International Centre of the Roerichs, member of the Union of Concert Artists of Russia, Artist of the Governor's Orchestra in Saint-Petersburg, spoke about Saint-Petersburg origins of the Roerichs' great humanistic ideas. Julia V. Patlan, Senior researcher of the Ukrain Center of the folk culture «Ivan Gonchar Museum» (Ukraine) delivered her report «The Image of Museum in Nicholas Roerich Creative Work of 1910-1920 and the Roerich Pact».

Petr D. Barenboim, Vice-President of the CIS International Union of Lawyers interpreted the Roerich Pact as the source of the Russian Doctrine of Legal State. Victor A. Livtsov, Deputy Chairman of the VOOPIK, professor of the Orel State University told about the participation of All-Russian Society for Protection of Monuments of History and Culture in preservation of cultural heritage of the peoples of Russian Federation.

­­Irina Y. Dyachenko, the ICR senior researcher, represented the concept of «the Light Reverence» in the creative activity of N.K. Roerich. Studies of the symbol of Trinity in the Culture of Central Asia peoples by the Tashkent Roerich Society were represented in the report by Najiya R. Monasypova (Uzbekistan). Stasis Urbonas, director of the Cultural Centre «Churlenis House», Chairman of M.K. Churlenis Society (Lithuania) told about the significance of the Roerich Pact ideas for protection of the M.K. Churlenis creative heritage in Lithuania.

The second day of the conference ended with the concert by ethnographic groupe «Belsvet» from Desnogorsk.

Discussion during the conference

Foreign delegates in front of the Roerichs Memorial

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