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.
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.
The Higher School of Economics Centre for Historical Research in St. Petersburg, Russia and the School of History in St. Petersburg invites applications for postdoctoral research position in the field of comparative history of nationalism and empire in the region of Eastern Europe and Eurasia.
On the 6th of November the Centre held a round table called "The Fall of the Berlin Wall: Past, Present, Future", dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.