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The State Museum and Exhibition Center ROSPHOTO invites you to participate in the annual conference Photography. Image. Document, dedicated to expert research and technical and technological analysis of historical documents and photographs. The conference will take place on 25–26 November 2021.

The topics for the conference include:

• photographs as historical and aesthetical objects; problems of authenticity of photographic documents; identifying and dating historical photographs; photography in the context of visu-al culture;

• preservation and expert examination of digitized and digital documents; equipment for digiti-zation of artifacts for research purposes; creating digital counterparts and using them for ex-pert examination of documents and museum objects;

• interdisciplinary approach in heritage studies: physical and chemical examination of contem-porary and historical documents and their parts; photographic and optical-electronic methods in document and museum object examination, modern technologies and equipment for expert examination of documents and museum objects;

• restoration and conservation of photographic documents;

• history and theory of photography.

Conference proceedings (Photography. Image. Document: ( will be pub-lished in a volume to be indexed in RSCI.

Applications are accepted before 1 October 2021 at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Applications must in-clude: applicant’s personal information (name, position, degree, name of applicant’s institution, con-tact info); paper title, abstract (up to 300 words), and 7-10 keywords.

Abstract formatting requirements:

Applications falling outside the scope of the conference or not meeting formatting require-ments may be rejected.