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Peterburgskii institut iudaiki (PII)
The St. Petersburg Jewish University (PEU) was founded in 1989 as an independent, non-governmental educational establishment. The Institute of Jewish Studies was established in 1992 as a structurally part of the University (PEU), but now functions as its successor and continues its university-level instruction and other projects .
The archive had already been founded in 1988 by the members of the underground Leningrad Jewish Historical-Ethnography Seminar. It was reorganized in 1993 under the University, and now functions under the Institute..