The conference is held due the publication in Russian the collective monograph «Convergence: Norway and Russia, 1814 - 1917», published in Norway in 2014 under the title «Russland kommer nærmere. Norge og Russland 1814 - 1917»
The book is the result of the joint work of scientists from the University of Tromsø-Arctic University of Norway and the Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences of studying the two-hundred-year history of cooperation between our countries.
The conference will be attended by the project participants: composite authors, researchers and publishers. Also, the publishing office «The whole world» will present books devoted to Northern Europe.