October 29, 2020 Director of “Rukhaniyat” Center Aupenova A.U. took part in the Republican scientific-practical conference “Corrections and labor camps of Kazakhstan during the Great Patriotic War and their contribution to the common Victory”, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War and the Day of memory of the victims of political repression and famine, organized by the State Institution “Department of Culture, Archives and Documentation of Karaganda region” and KGKP “Museum of memory of the victims of political repression of Dolinka village”.
Format of carrying out: on – line conference, through ZOOM program.
The purpose of the conference: popularization of objective approach to preservation of historical memory about the Great Victory, increase of interest of modern society to study the role of the repressed in the camps of Kazakhstan during the Great Patriotic War, immortalization of memory of the victims of political repressions, exchange of information on this topic with scientists and researchers.
The coordinator of the organizing committee of the conference was S.K. Baynova, head of the State Enterprise “Museum of memory of victims of political repression in the village of Dolinka”. The moderator of the conference was M.I. Klyshnikova, head of the department of scientific research on the provision of museum funds.
The conference addressed such topical and poorly studied issues as:
- Assistance to the front by correctional labour camps in the first years of the Great Patriotic War (on the example of Karlag).
- Work of Zhezkazganlag prisoners at the enterprises during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945).
- Labor resources of Karaganda region during the Great Patriotic War
- Introduction of documentary materials issued by foreign colleagues into the scientific turnover of the domestic study of Karlag’s history.
At the end of the conference, a resolution on the preservation and multiplication of historical memory through cooperation and further joint research on the history of Carlago by the museum and interested institutions was developed.
Director of “Rukhaniyat” A.U. Aupenova