On September 30, Stephen Riegg, Assistant Professor of History of the Texas A&M University, presented his book Russia’s Entangled Embrace: The Tsarist Empire and the Armenians, 1801-1914 at the first seminar of this year’s Boundaries of History series.We spoke with Professor Alexander Semyonov, the seminar chair and the Director of the HSE Centre for Historical Research, about the goals of the seminar and to Stephen Riegg about his research.
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.
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.
Dr. Baar, M.K. (Lecturer at Leiden University) made a presentation titled "Rethinking Disability: Historical Perspectives on Vulnerable Citizens at Times of Crisis" at the regular research seminar Boundaries of History of the Centre for Historical Research and the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg.
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.
Nikita Balagurov, PhD student and analyst of Center for Historical Research has received Deutsches Historisches Institut Moskau 6-months scholarship to conduct archival research on the topic of his PhD thesis Politics of Alexander III in the Sphere of Visual Arts.
On October 22, 2015, took place the regular seminar “Boundaries of History”, where was made the presentation “The League of Nations and National Minorities: The case of South Tyrol” by Professor Nathan Marcus, who joined the department of history a year ago.
On October 8, 2015, took place the regular seminar “Boundaries of History”, where were made two presentations by Ivan Sablin and Jeanne Kormina. Ivan Sablin told about "Buddhism in the Soviet transnational projects 1920 - 1980-ies."
HSE Petersburg Historians and Social Researchers at the XVI April Conference on Social and Economic Development
With less than a month until the XVI International April Conference opens in Moscow, academics from HSE St Petersburg are preparing sections and seminars on a broad range of research topics from space exploration in pre-revolutionary Russia to contemporary happiness and work.