HSE implements a program of Russian postdocs. Ksenia Maksimovtsova shares her experience of participation in the program.
Articles have been prepared as part of the "Post-Imperial Diversity" project which is being implemented in 2018-2020 as part of a fundamental research competition conducted by the RFBR in the Era.net RUS Plus Research Program in a research consortium with the Karelian Institute of the University of Eastern Finland and the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity of the University of Goettingen, Germany
The Center for Historical Research of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg, Russia, invites applications for two postdoctoral research positions within the current projects of the Center: “Post-imperial diversities: Majority-minority relations in the transition from empires to nation-states” and “Transformation of Regimes of Governing Diversity: Subjecthood Discourses and Practices in the Russian Empire.” Only candidates with Russian citizenship are eligible.
The workshop will be supported by the Frederick Paulsen Foundation. Within the framework of the conference program, the London School of Economics and the Center for Historical Research of the National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg will be able to bring together the most promising young and recognized scholars of Imperial Russia.
Ksenia Maksimovtsova, a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre, presented her book "Language Conflicts in Contemporary Estonia, Latvia, and Ukraine. A Comparative Exploration of Discourses in Post-Soviet Russian-Language Digital Media" in Germany and Latvia
On February 20, 2020, Oleg Kharkhordin, professor of the European University in Saint Petersburg and Director of the "Res Publica" center, spoke at the seminar "Boundaries of history".
Five years of the Summer School by History Department “Topography of imperial power: the political and cultural space of St. Petersburg”
The summer school of the HSE’s Department of History, St. Petersburg, with the support of the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD, was held for the fifth time this year and attracted an international group of students from Germany and the USA to participate.
On September 26, 2019, in frames of the seminar “Boundaries of History” Igal Halfin presented his report entitled “Bolshevik Love”. At the University of Tel Aviv (Israel) professor Halfin teaches Russian and European history, his scientific interests include early Soviet history, political philosophy, Marxism, the theory of psychoanalysis and etc. In his latest, but not yet finished book, Igal Halfin explores the political language of Communist Party cells (партячейки) of Leningrad and Tomsk Institutes in 1920s-30s and his main task is to reproduce semantic, ritual structure of the party life of these years.
"Boundaries of History": Evgeny Akelyev about the criminal prosecution system in Moscow in the 18th century
On September 19, 2019, a doctor of historical sciences, associate professor of the Department of History of HSE and senior researcher at the Center for the History of Russian Modern Time Evgeny Akelyev presented a speech as a part of the seminar “Boundaries of History”. The speaker focused on the criminal prosecution system in Moscow in the 18th century.
On September 5, Laurie Manchester, Associate Professor of History at Arizona State University, presented her paper on voluntary repatriation of Russians from China to the Soviet Union between 1935 and 1960. The presentation was part of the research seminar, ‘Boundaries of History’, held regularly by the Department of History at HSE University in St. Petersburg. HSE News Service spoke with Laurie Manchester about her research interests, collaborating with HSE faculty members, and the latest workshop.