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Centre for Historical Research

Dimensions and Challenges of Russian Liberalism: Historical Drama and New Prospects
In press

Bosetti G., Cucciolla R. M., Kara-Murza A. et al.

Vol. 8. Switzerland: Springer, 2019.

Book chapter
Galicia as Part of Ukraine: Lviv 1904 Summer School as an Attempt to Tie the Ukrainian Nation Together

Kotenko A.

In bk.: Galizien in Bewegung: Wahrnehmungen – Begegnungen – Verflechtungen. Göttingen; Wien: V&R unipress, Vienna University Press, 2018. P. 257-276.

Postdoctoral Research Position in the Fields of History of the Russian Empire

Center for Historical Research in St. Petersburg invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the fields of history of the Russian Empire (all areas) and comparative and global history of empires

The final "Boundaries of History" lecture of 2018 took place on the 13th of December. Franziska Exeler introduced a project of her future book.
December 28, 2018
Elena Kochetkova, senior lecturer of the department of history and reearch fellow of the LETH, and Viktor Pál, postdoctoral researcher of the LEHT, took part in the 18th Aleksanteri Conference of the University of Helsinki held in October, 24-26.
November 13, 2018
On October 4, Krishan Kumar represented his book «Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World» and gave a lecture in the frame of seminars «Boundaries of history» in Higher School of Economics. 
October 20, 2018
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and HSE University – St Petersburg launch the Paulsen Programme, funded by the Dr Frederik Paulsen Foundation, in order to support historians in Russia who have been working on the period from the mid 17th century to 1918.
October 08, 2018
On September 13, the first public «Boundaries of History» lecture of the academic year took place. That was a unique session because the lecture was given by the winner of the Ab Imperio Award  Choi Chatterjee, Professor of History at the California State University. She presented a talk titled “Leo Tolstoy and Rabindranath Tagore: Principles of Global Thinking”.
September 26, 2018
On the 6th of September Alexander Kamensky gave a lecture on the XVIII century, the central topic of which was the social history and self-identification of people of that time. The lecturer provided historiographical background, as well as general historical context, starting from the creation of the society of Anton Glen up to the Soviet historiography.
September 17, 2018
From May 27 - June 2, 2018, HSE in St. Petersburg hosted International Research Summer School "History of Empires in a Global Age, 1870 - 1920". The School was co-organized by the Free University of Berlin and Humboldt University, Berlin.
June 10, 2018
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.
May 10, 2018
Routledge, the world's leading academic publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences, launches a new series on Imperial Hisrory: Imperial Transformations – Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet History. Series' editors are the Head of the Working group of the International Research Project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism" Professor Alexander Semyonov, and the Head of the Project Professor Ronald G.Suny.
The Centre for Historical Research and the HSE in St Petersburg Bachelor's Programme 'History' accomplish the joint students' project on promoting the Richard Stites Memorial Historical Library
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