T.I. Pashkova, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor of A.I. Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia


Every day, fresh news from the life of the capital of the Russian Empire in 1900 appears in the public Readers "live through" this news together with their contemporaries and direct participants.

The project is a reconstruction of the everyday life of St. Petersburg at the turn of the 19th – 20th centuries in the format of daily city news.
Readers get acquainted with the capital life in its most diverse manifestations: court chronicle, events in the scientific and cultural sphere, crime, charity, advertising, weather, novelties, incidents, etc. Text messages are accompanied by relevant photos, audio podcasts and video materials
The project aim is to create a panorama of metropolitan life "from the inside", through the eyes of contemporaries of events. The published materials allow us to reconstruct the life of various social groups of the inhabitants of St. Petersburg with their daily worries, cultural demands, superstitions, fears, entertainment, etc.