Anniversary of the USSR Academy of Sciences in 1945 in the Mirror of Foreign Congratulatory Addresses
The 220th anniversary of the USSR Academy of Sciences was celebrated on a large scale in June 1945. The Soviet Academy received 117 gratters from foreign scientists. The article discusses the representations of foreign scientists about the USSR Academy of Sciences recorded in these congratulatory addresses and telegrams. The perception by foreign scientists of the Soviet academic center was different, but equally positive. It reflected the hopes of the scientific community for the resumption of “broken” scientific ties and the restoration of the communicative field of “normal science”.
220th anniversary of the USSR Academy of Sciences; congratulatory address; commemorative narrative; history of science, world science