The Laboratory was created in 2008 with the aim of organization and holding international scientific congresses on ancient Slavonic history, writing and culture.
In 2008-2010, three international congresses "Pre-Cyrillic Slavonic Written Language and Pre-Christian Slavonic Culture" were held, with their proceedings published in Russian, English and Spanish. The Fourth International Congress was held in May 2011 in Lotoshino, Moscow Region. The Fifth International Congress will be held 15-17 May 2012 in St. Petersburg.
The Head of the Laboratory is Tatiana Lebedeva (Associate Professor, Candidate of Philological Sciences).