In April 2017 Prof. of VU University Amsterdam Joost Schokkenbroek invited by Julia Lajus spent one week at the Department of History presenting a brief course of lectures and seminars in the framework of the Usable Pasts program.
Vasily Borovoy, a Junior Researcher of the Laboratory for Environmental and Technlogical History and a PhD student at the Department of History took part in a PhD study course “Interdisciplinary Introduction to Arctic Studies”.
On March 21, Nooa Nykänen, a PhD candidate from the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) gave a presentation within the regular seminar of the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History.
Joint Workshop of “Ab Imperio” Journal and the Center for Historical Research, Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg will be held on June 9-10 (deadline for the applications is April 13).
The workshop will be dedicated to exploration of imperial dimensions in the making of the revolution of 1917, the breakup of empire, and the legacy of imperial politics and society for the post-imperial period, including the varieties of post-imperial political imaginaries in the comparative and global context.