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130th Annual Meeting of American Historical Association

Participants of the International Research Project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism" Alexander Semyonov (Chair, Department of History; Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Historical Research) and Ivan Sablin (Associate Professor, Department of History) took part in the 130th Annual Meeting of American Historical Association (January 7-10 in Atlanta, USA). American Historical Association is the oldest and the biggest professional association of the historians.

An affiliated participant of the project - Sergey Glebov (Amherst College (US) and visiting Assistant Professor at the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg 2014-2015) was a Chair of AHA session № 238 «Race, Nation, Democracy, and State in and after the Russian Empire». Presentations by Alexander Semyonov “Critics of Democracy in the Russian Empire: Residual Political Culture or Alternative Political Imagination for Pluralistic Space” and by Ivan Sablin “Pacific Russia after Empire: The Far Eastern Republic and Transnational Governance” were devoted to problems of nationalism, democracy and governing of the diversity in the context of late Imperial Russia and directly after its collapse.