The Center for Historical Research of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg, Russia, invites applications for two postdoctoral research positions within the current projects of the Center: "Transformation of Regimes of Governing Diversity: Political Identity on the Edge of Post-Imperial and Post-Colonial Paradigms" and "Social Anthropology of Institutions of the Late USSR." Only candidates with Russian citizenship are eligible.
"Boundaries of History": Book presentation "The Lawful Empire: Legal Change and Cultural Diversity" by Dr. Stefan B. Kirmse
Dr. Stefan B. Kirmse (Leibniz Center of Oriental Studies) presented his book The Lawful Empire: Legal Change and Cultural Diversity in Late Tsarist Russia at the research seminar “Boundaries of History”
"Boundaries of History": Dmitry Arzyutov and David Anderson about a Trans-Eurasian History of the Search for the Shirokogoroffs’ Archive
Dmitry Arzyutov (Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm) and David Anderson (University of Aberdeen), laureates of the Ab Imperio Award 2019, spoke about the search for the archive of Sergei and Elizabeth Shirokogoroff in their lecture in the series of the research seminar “Boundaries of History.”
International online conference "Global history of the Arctic: trans-border networks, alternative spatialities and scale shifting"
Center for Historical Research (HSE St. Petersburg) and Laboratory for Historical Geography and Regionalistics (UTMN, Tyumen) invites applications for the international online conference "Global history of the Arctic: trans-border networks, alternative spatialities and scale shifting" on May 20–21, 2021.
On December 17, Dr Alexander Morrison, who currently holds a position at New College (Oxford University, UK), presented his brand-new book "The Russian Conquest of Central Asia: A Study in Imperial Expansion, 1814-1914" at the online session of the regular research seminar "Boundaries of History"
EuropeDebate provides a platform for a dialogue among historians about European history’s contributions to understanding the past and the present. Now Alexander Semyonov's article "Provincializing Europe, De-centering Europe, Hybridizing Europe" is available on the platform.
Since September 2020, Center for Historical Research has new research fellows who have been recruited for postdoctoral positions in framework of the postdoctoral programs of HSE: Nadezhda Tikhonova, Candidate of Sciences in History of Asian and African countries, and Xenia Cherkaev, PhD in Anthropology.
HSE implements a program of Russian postdocs. Ksenia Maksimovtsova shares her experience of participation in the program.
Articles have been prepared as part of the "Post-Imperial Diversity" project which is being implemented in 2018-2020 as part of a fundamental research competition conducted by the RFBR in the Era.net RUS Plus Research Program in a research consortium with the Karelian Institute of the University of Eastern Finland and the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity of the University of Goettingen, Germany
On September 26, 2019, in frames of the seminar “Boundaries of History” Igal Halfin presented his report entitled “Bolshevik Love”. At the University of Tel Aviv (Israel) professor Halfin teaches Russian and European history, his scientific interests include early Soviet history, political philosophy, Marxism, the theory of psychoanalysis and etc. In his latest, but not yet finished book, Igal Halfin explores the political language of Communist Party cells (партячейки) of Leningrad and Tomsk Institutes in 1920s-30s and his main task is to reproduce semantic, ritual structure of the party life of these years.