Venue

The Symposium will be held on board a comfortable boat "Georgy Zhukov". The cruise will start in Nizhny Novgorod at 9 a.m. on July 21, 2013. The cruise route up and down the Volga river includes some old Russian towns, such as Yaroslavl, Ples, Myshkin, Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod. The format of the Symposium and the informal atmosphere of the river cruise will stimulate active discussions and links between scholars and will give a brilliant opportunity for the participants to get familiar with the Russian history and nature. A social program for the participants and accompanying persons will include, besides sightseeing and tours on the cruise route, music concerts aboard, and symposium dinner.

Cruise schedule

Date

Port

Arrival

Departure

July 21

Nizhny Novgorod

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09:00

July 22

Yaroslavl

09:00

14:00

July 23

Sosenki
(riverside outings)
Myshkin

09:00
19.30

12:00
21.30

July 24

Ples

16:00

19:00

July 25

Nizhny Novgorod

15:00

17:00

July 26

Kazan

15:00

20:00

July 27

Nizhny Novgorod

20:00

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