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Illustration for news: Five years of the Summer School by History Department “Topography of imperial power: the political and cultural space of St. Petersburg”

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.

Illustration for news: "Boundaries of History": Susanne Schattenberg on greatness and tragedy of Leonid Brezhnev

"Boundaries of History": Susanne Schattenberg on greatness and tragedy of Leonid Brezhnev

On May 30, 2019, at the seminar of the "Boundaries of history" prof. Dr. Susanne Schattenberg presented a report: “Leonid Brezhnev: The greatness and tragedy of man and the country ”, dedicated to the recently published book of hers. All her scientific works have been translated and published in Russian. At the University of Bremen, Susanne Schattenberg leads the Research Centre for East European, with which St. Petersburg Department of History has already established close scientific cooperation. In his opening remarks, the head of the department A.M. Semenov stressed that this research raises an important and rare topic about the boundary between history and non-history, the past and the modern. The lecture is devoted to the part of the 20th century that resonates current political situation.

The Autumn School "Change in an Interdisciplinary Perspective" was started in September 20

On September, 20 the Higher School of Economics welcomed with open arms Masters and PhD students from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and University of Regensburg for a joint programme looking at Change in an Interdisciplinary Perspective.

Report on the International Associate Research Fellowship

Stephen B. Riegg reports about his International Associate Research Fellowship at HSE St Petersburg

Illustration for news: International Student Research Forum 2017

International Student Research Forum 2017

The International Student Research Forum was organized this year from 2nd and 3rd February 2017 at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg.