Historical Heritage as a Formative Environment - Programme - St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum
Panel Discussion

Historical Heritage as a Formative Environment

14:00 — 15:15
General Staff Building, Atrium 6/8 Palace sq., St. Petersburg

The panel will discuss the preservation of historical and cultural heritage and its importance to society. How are historical heritage, the formation of identities, the development of creative industries, and international dialogue related? What should the policy for preserving historical and cultural heritage in the new multipolar world be?



  • Mohamad Bassam Abd Alrahman, Member of the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Cultural Diplomacy (UAE);
  • Sambalkhundev Khash-Erdene, Chairman of the Knowledge Society of Mongolia, Academic Secretary of the Academic Council of Ulaanbaatar Erdem University in Erden (Mongolia);
  • Fedorov Alexander Alexandrovich, Rector of the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Russia);
  • Mohammed Saad Al Rumai, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Museums (Qatar);
  • Firdavs Abdulkhalikov, Chairman of the Board of the World Society for the Study, Preservation and Popularization of Cultural Heritage (Uzbekistan);
  • Stepan Orlov, Deputy Chairman of the Moscow City Duma (Russia).

Moderator: Mogilevsky Konstantin, Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Co-Chairman of the Russian Historical Society.