On December 16th and 17th, the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History and the History Department hosted the symposium titled "Cold War Matters: (In)Visible Economies of Things." The goal of the symposium was to look at the Cold War from a different angle, one that differed from politics and military. Instead the focus of the symposium was to look at the Cold War through consumer culture, art, science, industry, and the exchange of these things across the permeable Iron Curtain.
At the end of August, the Department of History of the School of Arts and Humanities of the HSE University - St. Petersburg together with the Student Scientific Society of the History programme wrapped up their Summer School, 'Turns in the Social Sciences and Humanities: from Text to Number'.
There is a student mobility programme in HSE - St.Petersburg that allows students from different countries study in Russia. Nowadays, students from Spain Mariona Sero and Berta Valles have courses with russian students of programme History. Mariona Sero gave the interview on how she experience students’ life in Higher School of Economics – Saint-Petersburg.
Interview with Florence Ibuowo, a member of the Association of International students of HSE St. Petersburg, on her experience in campus, the association and upcoming Forum.
The topic of the presentations was the current state of research in imperial Russia, as well as political relevance and knowledge both in Russia and abroad.
On November 28, a research seminar of the reseacrh and study group “Bishops, Doji and Merchants: Texts of Italian Medieval Cities of the XIII-XV Centuries” took place.
The study trip of a students group of the History Department to Berlin from May 2 to May 9 was organized with the support of DAAD associate professor Dietmar Wulff and the manager of the Center for Historical Research Vadim Popov. The seminar entitled «Between Pathos and Populism» was devoted to studying the conceptions of the memorial culture and historical policy in modern Germany.
Sexism and Racism in 20th Century British Football: March in the Richard Stites Memorial Historical Library
The Centre for Historical Research and the HSE in St Petersburg Bachelor's Programme 'History' carry on the joint students' project on promoting the Richard Stites Memorial Historical Library
We are happy to announce the upcoming event – lecture by the department' guest postgraduate Olivia Rebecca Humphrey. The topic is Sexism and Racism in 20th Century British Football!