Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Buryatia,
three times winner of the Irkutsk Region Governor's Award, Honorary Worker of
General Education, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor Lev Dameshek was
appointed Director of the Historical Research Center of Baikal State University.
According to Rector of BSU, Doctor of Law, Professor Viktor Ignatenko, the
university administration intends to revive historical education. A Department
of Russian history is going to be created at BSU.
"Revival of historical education is a strategically important decision. The
BSU Center for Historical Research and the Department of Russian History will
become a single complex, designed to develop historical science and education,
patriotic traditions," noted Professor Lev Dameshek.