Thursday, August 24, 2017

UrFU to feature exhibition on German noble family von Sievers in Russia

Ural Federal University feature German author Natalia Osipova Paegle's exhibition on the contributions of the German von Sievers family in Russia this week.

The exhibition will open at 10 a.m. local time on Wednesday, March 12, in the auditorium of UrFU's main academic building.

Markus Forster, the German consulate general in Yekaterinburg is scheduled to speak at the exhibition's grand opening.

Through the exhibit, Paegle will showcase the von Sievers family as ambassadors between Russia and Germany and their relationship to Peter the Great, who is closely linked with the Imperial House of Romanov. Historian Yuri Konstantinovich Stein will be on hand to field any questions from patrons.