• A
  • A
  • A
  • ABC
  • ABC
  • ABC
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
  • А
Regular version of the site

Research&Expertise

Head of the Laboratory Julia Lajus will speak with a report at the international seminar "Managing Cultural and Natural Resources in Russian Museum-Reserves"

On February 13, the head of the Laboratory, Julia Lajus, will give a presentation "Solovki Islands. History of Envrionment and Heritage" at the international seminar "Managing Cultural and Natural Resources in Russian Museum-Reserves," organized by Higher School of Economics university and Humboldt University of Berlin.

Illustration for news: International online conference "Global history of the Arctic: trans-border networks, alternative spatialities and scale shifting"

International online conference "Global history of the Arctic: trans-border networks, alternative spatialities and scale shifting"

Center for Historical Research (HSE St. Petersburg) and Laboratory for Historical Geography and Regionalistics (UTMN, Tyumen) invites applications for the international online conference "Global history of the Arctic: trans-border networks, alternative spatialities and scale shifting" on May 20–21, 2021.

Laboratory Seminar. Charlotte Wrigley, "A Discontinuous Earth: Life, Extinction and Permafrost in the Russian Far-East".

On December 18 at 18:00, Charlotte Wrigley, an international postdoc of the Laboratory, will give a presentation "A Discontinuous Earth: Life, Extinction and Permafrost in the Russian Far-East" at the Laboratory seminar.

Illustration for news: Members of the Laboratory took part in the III International Scientific Conference "Human and Nature: History of Interaction (Environmental History)"

Members of the Laboratory took part in the III International Scientific Conference "Human and Nature: History of Interaction (Environmental History)"

On November 20, the Laboratory members took part in the III International Scientific Conference, organized by the Russian State University for the Humanities "Human and Nature: the History of Interaction (Environmental History)". Lajus Julia, Anna Agafonova and Dadykina Margarita made their reports.

Illustration for news: Laboratory fellows participated in the conference of the Institute of the History of Natural Science and Technology of the Russian Academy of Sciences "Scientist and the Epoch: To the 170th anniversary of the birth of N.I. Kareev and S.V. Kovalevskaya"

Laboratory fellows participated in the conference of the Institute of the History of Natural Science and Technology of the Russian Academy of Sciences "Scientist and the Epoch: To the 170th anniversary of the birth of N.I. Kareev and S.V. Kovalevskaya"

On October 26 - 30, 2020, Laboratory fellows took part in the XLI International Annual Scientific Conference of the Institute of the History of Natural Science and Technology of the Russian Academy of Sciences "Scientist and the Epoch: To the 170th Anniversary of the Birth of N. I. Kareev and S. V. Kovalevskaya"

Preprint "Urban Improvement: The Making And Using Of Green Spaces In St. Petersburg (1870s-1910s)"

Mikhail Vsemirnov, a graduate of this year's History study program at the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg, recently published a preprint based on his graduation thesis. The text is published on the website of the preprints of the program of fundamental research (link: https://wp.hse.ru/prepfr_Humanities), and everyone can, if desired, familiarize themselves with the work.

Illustration for news: POSTPONED Tensions of Europe Research Group on Technologies, Environment, and Resources Coproduction of territories and their resources: technologies of prospecting, extraction and remediation in history

POSTPONED Tensions of Europe Research Group on Technologies, Environment, and Resources Coproduction of territories and their resources: technologies of prospecting, extraction and remediation in history

THE EVENT WAS POSTPONED TILL WINTER 2020 BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS

Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental and Technological History

The Higher School of Economics Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History of the Center for Historical Research in St. Petersburg, Russia, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of environmental and technological history. We are particularly interested in applications on either of these aspects: history of natural resources, including history of scientific expertise; history of technological innovations and urban mobility; industrial and natural heritage. The application can focus on the crossroads of all three themes. We invite scholars with a strong record who employ interdisciplinary approaches and are capable of publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals.

Illustration for news: Open Seminar "Constructing maritime heritage of Russia and France"

Open Seminar "Constructing maritime heritage of Russia and France"

The Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History of the Center for Historical Research and the International Master Program in Applied and Interdisciplinary History conducts the open seminar, dedicated to the conservation and representation of maritime heritage.

Illustration for news: Laboratory seminar. Martin Emanuel, «Science Diplomacy, Technology Transfer, and Cold War Neutrality: Swedish-Soviet Collaboration in Astrophysics, ca. 1960-1976»

Laboratory seminar. Martin Emanuel, «Science Diplomacy, Technology Transfer, and Cold War Neutrality: Swedish-Soviet Collaboration in Astrophysics, ca. 1960-1976»

April 17, at 6.30 pm Martin Emanuel, research fellow, will present his paper at the seminar of the Laboratory for Ecological and Technological History of the HSE in St. Petersburg

Laboratory Seminar. Matleena Frisk, "New needs? Creating demand for disposable consumer products from the 1930s to the 1970s in Finland, an early draft"

April 10 at 5 pm Matleena Frisk, a doctoral candidate at the University of Helsinki, spoke at a seminar on the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History.

Illustration for news: Laboratory seminar. Leena Enbom, "What did casual labourers do? Transformation of the unskilled job market in Helsinki, 1890-1980"

Laboratory seminar. Leena Enbom, "What did casual labourers do? Transformation of the unskilled job market in Helsinki, 1890-1980"

On 3 April 2019 at 5 p.m. Leena Enbom, a doctoral candidate of the University of Helsinki gave a talk "What did casual labourers do? Transformation of the unskilled job market in Helsinki, 1890-1980" at the seminar of the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History.

Illustration for news: Laboratory seminar. Authoritarian Environmentalism: Propaganda or Reality

Laboratory seminar. Authoritarian Environmentalism: Propaganda or Reality

A regular seminar of Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History of the Center for Historical Research was held on 13 of March, 5 pm, at the address Griboyedov Canal 123, room 213.

Illustration for news: New book in Routledge Environmental Humanities Series by HSE History researcher

New book in Routledge Environmental Humanities Series by HSE History researcher

The edited volume "Environmentalism under Authoritarian Regimes. Myth, Propaganda, Reality" was co-edited by Stephen Brain (Mississippi State University, USA) and Viktor Pál (HSE) and published in November 2018 by Routledge Publisher. 

Illustration for news: An open public lecture in honor of the 20th anniversary of the HSE - St. Petersburg of Alexandre de Vogüé, co-owner of the Château de Vaux le Vicomte, the largest privately owned “historic monument” in France and one of the most visited attractions in the vicinity of Paris.

An open public lecture in honor of the 20th anniversary of the HSE - St. Petersburg of Alexandre de Vogüé, co-owner of the Château de Vaux le Vicomte, the largest privately owned “historic monument” in France and one of the most visited attractions in the vicinity of Paris.

On the evening of December 4, Alexandre de Vogue delivered a talk on how to present and maintain heritage in the Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, which focused on matters of presenatation and preservation and issues of attracting more people being within the private sector and out of the state support.