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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.

Illustration for news: "Boundaries of History": Alexander Morrison about the Russian conquest of Central Asia in 1814-1914

"Boundaries of History": Alexander Morrison about the Russian conquest of Central Asia in 1814-1914

On December 17, Dr Alexander Morrison, who currently holds a position at New College (Oxford University, UK), presented his brand-new book "The Russian Conquest of Central Asia: A Study in Imperial Expansion, 1814-1914" at the online session of the regular research seminar "Boundaries of History"

Illustration for news: Alexander Semyonov's contribution to the project "Why Europe, which Europe?"

Alexander Semyonov's contribution to the project "Why Europe, which Europe?"

EuropeDebate provides a platform for a dialogue among historians about European history’s contributions to understanding the past and the present. Now Alexander Semyonov's article "Provincializing Europe, De-centering Europe, Hybridizing Europe" is available on the platform.

Illustration for news: Center for Historical Research welcomes new postdocs for 2020/21 academic season

Center for Historical Research welcomes new postdocs for 2020/21 academic season

Since September 2020, Center for Historical Research has new research fellows who have been recruited for postdoctoral positions in framework of the postdoctoral programs of HSE: Nadezhda Tikhonova, Candidate of Sciences in History of Asian and African countries, and Xenia Cherkaev, PhD in Anthropology.

Illustration for news: What Does It Mean to Be a Postdoc at HSE? Experience of Ksenia Maksimovtsova

What Does It Mean to Be a Postdoc at HSE? Experience of Ksenia Maksimovtsova

HSE implements a program of Russian postdocs. Ksenia Maksimovtsova shares her experience of participation in the program.

Illustration for news: New articles by Alexander Semyonov and Anton Kotenko

New articles by Alexander Semyonov and Anton Kotenko

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

Illustration for news: Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Center for Historical Research

Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Center for Historical Research

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.

Illustration for news: Workshop "Russia in the World in the Imperial Era (1650-1917)" is postponed for summer 2021

Workshop "Russia in the World in the Imperial Era (1650-1917)" is postponed for summer 2021

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.

Illustration for news: Ksenia Maksimovtsova's book about language conflicts in Latvia, Estonia and Ukraine is published

Ksenia Maksimovtsova's book about language conflicts in Latvia, Estonia and Ukraine is published

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

Illustration for news: "Boundaries of History": Oleg Kharkhordin about the concept of "republic"

"Boundaries of History": Oleg Kharkhordin about the concept of "republic"

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".