EVACUATED UNIVERSITIES AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION IN WESTERN SIBERIA (1942 – 1945)

L. I. Snegireva
2015 Bulletin of Kemerovo State University  
The paper analyzes the activities of the evacuated scientists caught up in war conditions together with higher education institutions in the Siberian land. The purpose of the paper is to reveal the status of experts who arrived, the mechanisms of the realization of the main activities, its scope and results by a comprehensive study of the issue. The paper draws attention to the restructuring of the scientific activity and change in the forms of research organization. It is shown that the
more » ... own that the activity of scientists, science as a whole was aimed at strengthening of the defense and the military economy development. These questions were the focus of the authorities. In the conclusion the author outlines that the war did not disrupt the work of scientists, in contrast, it focused their creativity on the development of agricultural production of the Siberian region, strengthening the country's defense.
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