Last weekend one of the Research Fellows at the HSE St Petersburg’s Centre for Historical Research, Matthias Battis, who joined the CHR in 2016, had the privilege of participating in Oxford University’s degree ceremony at the city’s Sheldonian theatre, the university’s principle assembly room.
The Higher School of Economics Centre for Historical Research in St. Petersburg, Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of anthropology (application deadline 15 March 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.
The Basic Research Program of the Higher School of Economics published Ivan Sablin’s working paper “Towards the First Far Eastern Republic: Regionalism, Socialism, and Nationalism in Pacific Russia, 1905–1918.”
On February, 2-3 senior Bachelor and Master’s degree students of the Department of History wil take part the session "Usable Pasts" within the framework of the International Student Research Conference
On January 25 the opening ceremony of the German part of the Richard Stites memorial library was held at the HSE St Petersburg. With the great support of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and with the help of the Department of History Associate Professor Dietmar Wulff more than 150 new books were added to the collection of the library. In addition to the classic editions of modern historiography of Germany and the fundamental works on all historical areas, the German collection corresponds to the main research directions of the Department of History, such as the history of the empire and nationalism, technological and environmental history.
The German Historical Institute in Moscow supported the project “Buddhism in Soviet Transnational Projects, 1917–1991,” which Ivan Sablin, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Historical Research, Higher School of Economics at Saint Petersburg, will carry out based on the materials from Moscow’s archives and libraries in 2017.