Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-4907 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1913 (Online)

Kazan University

“Life is full of hard work alone…”: Alexei Ivanovich Mikhailovsky in the history of Kazan University

The article for the first time presents a biography and considers the circumstances of the tragic death of Alexei Ivanovich Mikhailovsky, a lecturer in English and a compiler of the fundamental three-volume reference book “Teachers who studied and served at the Imperial Kazan University (1804–1904)”. Attention is paid to the conditions of Mikhailovsky’s work on a reference book in connection with the preparations for the 100th anniversary of Kazan University.

University statute of 1884 and the organization of educational daily routine at the Kazan University at the turn of 19th and 20th centuries

The article considers the influence of the University Statute of 1884 on the organization of everyday learning at Kazan University in the late 19th – early 20th centuries. The Statute of 1884 and additional acts to it required university teachers to coordinate with the Ministry of Public Education all issues related to the educational process, up to the distribution of classrooms.