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Illustration for news: "Boundaries of History": Book presentation "Russia's Entangled Embrace: The Tsarist Empire and the Armenians, 1801-1914" by Stephen Riegg

"Boundaries of History": Book presentation "Russia's Entangled Embrace: The Tsarist Empire and the Armenians, 1801-1914" by Stephen Riegg

Stephen Badalyan Riegg (Texas A&M University), laureate of Ab Imperio Award 2020 for the best book, spoke about his new monograph "Russia's Entangled Embrace: The Tsarist Empire and the Armenians, 1801-1914" Stephen Riegg presented his research at the seminar Boundaries of History.

Illustration for news: The VI International Summer school of the Department of History "The Topography of Imperial Power" held successfully in the offline format

The VI International Summer school of the Department of History "The Topography of Imperial Power" held successfully in the offline format

On September 05-27, 16 students from German universities took part in the International Summer School of the Department of History ‘The Topography of Imperial Power: The Political and Cultural Space of St. Petersburg’ organized in cooperation with the Department of the History of Eastern Europe (Georg-August University of Göttingen) with generous support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). This is one of few international summer schools in 2021 held at HSE offline.

Illustration for news: ‘Boundaries of History’ Seminar Starts New Season of Meetings

‘Boundaries of History’ Seminar Starts New Season of Meetings

On September 30, Stephen Riegg, Assistant Professor of History of the Texas A&M University, presented his book Russia’s Entangled Embrace: The Tsarist Empire and the Armenians, 1801-1914 at the first seminar of this year’s Boundaries of History series.We spoke with Professor Alexander Semyonov, the seminar chair and the Director of the HSE Centre for Historical Research, about the goals of the seminar and to Stephen Riegg about his research.

Illustration for news: The documentary publication by Mariia Gulakova and Alexander Semyonov in "Ab Imperio" 2/2021

The documentary publication by Mariia Gulakova and Alexander Semyonov in "Ab Imperio" 2/2021

The new issue of "Ab Imperio" features the publication prepared by Mariia Gulakova and Alexander Semyonov within the Era.net Rus Plus project "Post-imperial diversities". This documentary publication pertains to the discussion of the State Duma elections from special provinces and regions for the period from June to December 1905.

Illustration for news: CfPs for the workshop 'Towards an institutional ethnography of late socialism', 16-18 December 2021 (Moscow)

CfPs for the workshop 'Towards an institutional ethnography of late socialism', 16-18 December 2021 (Moscow)

The workshop сalls for papers interested in charting the everyday workings of late-Soviet state institutions. We hail from a basecamp of a major research project on this theme that we have just started at the HSE. Workshop keynote addresses: Alexei Yurchak (Berkeley) and Sergei Abashin (European Universit, St Petersburg); conference organiser: Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov (HSE St Petersburg).

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: Global History of Empires PhD program 2021-2022: Call

Global History of Empires PhD program 2021-2022: Call

Global History of Empires is a joint doctoral program between the University of Turin (Italy) and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russian Federation). Deadline for applications: June 18, 2021, 12:00 am (CET)

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

On March 04, 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.”