CfPs for the workshop 'Towards an institutional ethnography of late socialism', 16-18 December 2021 (Moscow)
The workshop сalls for papers interested in charting the everyday workings of late-Soviet state institutions. We hail from a basecamp of a major research project on this theme that we have just started at the HSE. Workshop keynote addresses: Alexei Yurchak (Berkeley) and Sergei Abashin (European Universit, St Petersburg); conference organiser: Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov (HSE St Petersburg).
An article by Evgenii Egorov, PhD student of the Department of History and research assistant of the Center for Historical Research HSE St. Petersburg, has recently been published in Scandinavian Journal of History, an English-language journal that focuses on the problems of the Nordic history
Global History of Empires is a joint doctoral program between the University of Turin (Italy) and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russian Federation). Deadline for applications: June 18, 2021, 12:00 am (CET)
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: "Transformation of Regimes of Governing Diversity: Political Identity on the Edge of Post-Imperial and Post-Colonial Paradigms" and "Social Anthropology of Institutions of the Late USSR." Only candidates with Russian citizenship are eligible.
"Boundaries of History": Book presentation "The Lawful Empire: Legal Change and Cultural Diversity" by Dr. Stefan B. Kirmse
Dr. Stefan B. Kirmse (Leibniz Center of Oriental Studies) presented his book The Lawful Empire: Legal Change and Cultural Diversity in Late Tsarist Russia at the research seminar “Boundaries of History”
"Boundaries of History": Dmitry Arzyutov and David Anderson about a Trans-Eurasian History of the Search for the Shirokogoroffs’ Archive
Dmitry Arzyutov (Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm) and David Anderson (University of Aberdeen), laureates of the Ab Imperio Award 2019, spoke about the search for the archive of Sergei and Elizabeth Shirokogoroff in their lecture in the series of the research seminar “Boundaries of History.”
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.
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"
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.
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.