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."
Anton Kotenko, a Junior Research Fellow of the Centre for Historical Research, has received the Eugene and Daymel Shklar Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Ukrainian Studies at Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute for the fall term of 2015/16.
July 6, 2015, 15 students of the undergraduate program in History together with the chair of the Department of History professor Alexander Semyonov and long-term DAAD associate professor Dietmar Wulff will start a visit to Berlin and Bielefeld.
Participation in a project “Oceans Past Platform” of the European Cooperation in Science and Technology Framework COST
Julia Lajus, an Associate Professor at the History Department and Senior Research Fellow, Center for Historical Research of the Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg, became a participant from Near Neighbour Countries in the project of the European network COST -- Action IS1403 “Oceans Past Platform (OPP)”.
Trainee researchers of the Center for Historical Research, students of the Bachelor's Program “History” of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg Valentina Smirnova, Ksenia Litvinenko, Alexander Korobeynikov Alexander Kuczynski and Maria Zimina participated in the international interdisciplinary conference "Constructing the Soviet" which was held at the European University at St. Petersburg on the April 16-18th.
Undergraduate students of the 3rd year and trainee researchers of the Centre for Historical Research from the History Department HSE Saint-Petersburg Oleg Kudinov, Sergey Mikhaylov, Lilya Bolyachevets and Polina Slyusarchuk participated in the International Conference of Students, Graduates and Young Researchers “Lomonosov”. The conference was held from 13 to 17 April in Moscow.
Center for Historical Research started the project "Russian Swedish Border in Ingria, 17th century: Historical-Geographical Study" (Head of the Project - Prof. Adrian Selin, participants: senior research fellow Ivan Sablin, trainee-researcher Kuzma Kukushkin).
The “Fund of the First Russian President Boris N. Yeltsin” generously awarded a grant to the Centre for Historical Research to hold a research project on diaries of Teimuraz Georgievich Stepanov-Mamaladze.
Fellows of the Center for Historical Research and participants of the International Research Project “Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism” Gayle Lonergan, Sergei Glebov, and Ivan Sablin participated in the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies Annual Conference which is taking place on March 28–30, 2015, at the University of Cambridge.