From November 1-4, the Russian Academy of Sciences organised an academic forum of young scientists from the countries of Greater Eurasia (Академический форум молодых ученых стран Большой Евразии, «КОНТИНЕНТ НАУКИ»), entitled “THE PLANET OF SCIENCE” in Moscow, which was dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
It was organised jointly with the CIS Executive Committee and the International Association of Academies of Sciences. About 300 young representatives of science from 20 countries around the world took part in this event. The forum covered both the natural sciences and the humanities.
In the “Preserving Heritage” («Сохраняя наследие») section, Harutyun Khudanyan, an employee of the Department of Ancient History of the NAS RA Institute of History, presented a report in Russian entitled “Mass Construction and the Problems of Preserving Cultural Heritage in the Transcaucasian Countries”, for which he was awarded a 2nd prize diploma by the Russian Academy of Sciences as one of the best speakers at the closing ceremony of the Forum at the “President” Hotel in Moscow.