Abstract:Doctor of Law, Dmitry Meyer is a famous Russian civil lawyer and public figure (1819-1856). A graduate of Saint-Petersburg Chief Pedagogical Institute and Berlin University, from the spring of 1845 to 1855 he taught at the University of Kazan and was one of our best professors of jurisprudence. Dmitry Meyer is also famous for his positive influence on Leo Tolstoy, who studied Law at Kazan University but was not interested in jurisprudence – Tolstoy got writing inspiration with the help of Professor of Civil Law Dmitry Meyer. The All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference “Russian Civil Law in the XXI Century: Traditions and Contemporary Challenges” held on April 5, 2019 was dedicated to the 200th birthday of Professor D.I. Meyer. The conference united many outstanding scholars and practicing lawyers who made great presentations and discussed current issues of Russian law, which developed inter alia under the influence of D. I. Meyer’s ideas.
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Elena Bogdanova (Moscow, Russia) – Doctor of Legal Sciences, Acting Head of the Department of Civil Law of Kutafin University (MSAL) (9 Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya St., Moscow, 125993, Russia; e-mail: Lab.email@example.com).
Bogdanova Е.Е. All-Russian scientific and practical conference «Russian civil law in the XXI century: traditions and modern challenges» dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Professor Dmitry Ivanovich Meyer within the framework of VI Moscow Legal Forum “Russian legal system in the context of the fourth industrial revolution”. Kazan University Law Review. 2019; 4 (2): 132–135. DOI: 10.30729/2541-8823-2019-4-2-132-135