14 March 2012, Wednesday, 14:35

Industrial heritage of Bashkortostan is discussed in Ufa

author: Timur Rakhmatullin

Interregional conference “Industrial heritage RB: formation, modernization, present state” is held at Bashkir State University, Ufa, today, organized by Ministry for education and science of Russian Federation, Bashkir State University and the Institute for humanitarian investigations under Academy of Sciences RB. Pedagogues and scientists of Bashkortostan and Sverdlovsk region, post-graduates and students are taking part in it.

At the beginning of the conference the scientific pro-rector of Bashkir State University Vadim Zakharov has read salutary address on behalf of the Prime-Minister of the Government RB Azamat Ilimbetov:

“As we all know, 2012 is announced the Year of history in the country. In accordance with the classical theory the history of development of production forces and production relations lies in history of civilization. Development of industry and new technologies is the key vector of step-by-step development of the mankind and every new stage of progress raises the society at higher level of development, basing on achievements of the previous stage, and serves the rise of the level of people’s life and this is the main goal for the state and the society. We can’t reach the future, remaining unaware of the past. The history of Bashkortostan is in the course of three last centuries is directly connected with development of industry. At present time our Republic is considered one of well-developed industrial Russian regions. The strategy in development of our Republic will become even more efficient, if we base on deep historical analysis of all stages of industrial development, so the theme of the conference, devoted to history of industry in Bashkortostan, looks very up-to-date and pragmatic”.

After plenary session participants of the conference continued working in sections: “Formation and first stages of modernization of industry of South Ural” and “Soviet and post-Soviet modernization of Bashkortostan’s industry”.