The amazing contrasts of Tyumen
Tyumen never ceases to astonish international Summer School students with its contrasts. After a visit to the Masharov’s House Museum, where they immersed into the life of a Tyumen merchant from the 19th and early 20th century, the students took part in an excursion to an ultra-modern building of the Tyumen Regional Library named after D.I Mendeleev with its latest technologies for processing, storing and displaying information. Participants went through the halls of the library, got acquainted with the book searching system in the electronic catalogue and all of the technical innovations that turned library visits and search for information into a pleasant and entertaining adventure. Both excursions were a memorable experience.
"Tyumen has found a "middle way." - shares her impressions Anne Teleki, postgraduate student from the Institute of Slavic Studies at Debrecen University (Hungary),. "On the one hand, historic buildings are preserved, and on the other, new, modern ones are built. Moreover, they all are harmoniously combined with each other. This is very good for the city."