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Illustration for news: Evgenii Egorov's article in the Scandinavian Journal of History

Evgenii Egorov's article in the Scandinavian Journal of History

An article by Evgenii Egorov, PhD student of the Department of History and research assistant of the Center for Historical Research HSE St. Petersburg, has recently been published in Scandinavian Journal of History, an English-language journal that focuses on the problems of the Nordic history

Illustration for news: Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Center for Historical Research

Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Center for Historical Research

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.

Illustration for news: "Boundaries of History": Book presentation "The Lawful Empire: Legal Change and Cultural Diversity" by Dr. Stefan B. Kirmse

"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”

Illustration for news: "Boundaries of History": Dmitry Arzyutov and David Anderson about a Trans-Eurasian History of the Search for the Shirokogoroffs’ Archive

"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.”

Illustration for news: International online conference "Global history of the Arctic: trans-border networks, alternative spatialities and scale shifting"

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.

Illustration for news: "Boundaries of History": Alexander Morrison about the Russian conquest of Central Asia in 1814-1914

"Boundaries of History": Alexander Morrison about the Russian conquest of Central Asia in 1814-1914

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"

Illustration for news: Alexander Semyonov's contribution to the project "Why Europe, which Europe?"

Alexander Semyonov's contribution to the project "Why Europe, which Europe?"

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.

Illustration for news: Center for Historical Research welcomes new postdocs for 2020/21 academic season

Center for Historical Research welcomes new postdocs for 2020/21 academic season

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.

Illustration for news: What Does It Mean to Be a Postdoc at HSE? Experience of Ksenia Maksimovtsova

What Does It Mean to Be a Postdoc at HSE? Experience of Ksenia Maksimovtsova

HSE implements a program of Russian postdocs. Ksenia Maksimovtsova shares her experience of participation in the program.

Illustration for news: New articles by Alexander Semyonov and Anton Kotenko

New articles by Alexander Semyonov and Anton Kotenko

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