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Department Head — Professor Alexander Semyonov

 

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Phone:+7 (812)786-92-49 

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Franziska Exeler (Free University Berlin / University of Cambridge) has presented an outline of her book manuskript "Wartime Ghosts. Nazi Occupation and Its Aftermath in the Soviet Union" at the "Boundaries of History".

Franziska Exeler (Free University Berlin / University of Cambridge) has presented an outline of her book manuskript "Wartime Ghosts. Nazi Occupation and Its Aftermath in the Soviet Union" at the "Boundaries of History".
The final "Boundaries of History" lecture of 2018 took place on the 13th of December. Franziska Exeler introduced a project of her future book.

Season's Greetings from Alexander Semyonov, Chair of the Department of History

Season's Greetings from Alexander Semyonov, Chair of the Department of History

Professor Semyonov's talk at London School of Economics: video

Professor Semyonov's talk at London School of Economics: video
The topic of the presentations was the current state of research in imperial Russia, as well as political relevance and knowledge both in Russia and abroad.

Elena Kochetkova received an award of Estonian Institute of Historical Memory.

Elena Kochetkova received an award of Estonian Institute of Historical Memory.
Senior lecturer of the department of history and research fellow of the LETH Elena Kochetkova was awarded with a prize for the best research of socialism.

The Joint Doctoral Program of the University of Turin and National Research University Higher School of Economics “Global History of Empires” commences its first academic year with the seminar series on the History of Empires.

The Joint Doctoral Program of the University of Turin and National Research University Higher School of Economics “Global History of Empires” commences its first academic year with the seminar series on the History of Empires.
The Joint Doctoral Program of the University of Turin and National Research University Higher School of Economics “Global History of Empires” commences its first academic year with the seminar series on the History of Empires. First year doctoral students in the program will be able to attend the seminars and receive consultations from invited speakers. The seminar series will provide opportunities for interaction between faculty of the program both at University of Turin and Higher School of Economics as well as discussion of key problems of imperial and global history in a broader academic setting.

Papers on Soviet Environmental History during the Cold War at the Aleksanteri Conference.

Papers on Soviet Environmental History during the Cold War at the Aleksanteri Conference.
Elena Kochetkova, senior lecturer of the department of history and reearch fellow of the LETH, and Viktor Pál, postdoctoral researcher of the LEHT, took part in the 18th Aleksanteri Conference of the University of Helsinki held in October, 24-26.

Students and graduates of the department attended the international summer courses "Religion-Nation-Europe" in Sankelmark (Germany).

Courses organized by the Baltic Academy with the support of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) were devoted to the preservation of historical memory, methods of teaching history in schools of Eastern and Central Europe, as well as ways to overcome national stereotypes.

LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians

LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and HSE University – St Petersburg launch the Paulsen Programme, funded by the Dr Frederik Paulsen Foundation, in order to support historians in Russia who have been working on the period from the mid 17th century to 1918.

LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians

LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and HSE University – St Petersburg launch the Paulsen Programme, funded by the Dr Frederik Paulsen Foundation, in order to support historians in Russia who have been working on the period from the mid 17th century to 1918.

Boundaries of History - Louise McReynolds

On June 14, 2018 Department of History and the Center for Historical Research at the HSE in St Petersburg had a session of the “Boundaries of History” research seminar where Louise McReynolds, professor from the University of North Carolina presented a talk "Excavating Empire: Russian Archeologists and the ‘Imperial Imaginary’, 1804-1918". The talk was devoted to the ongoing project that looks at the evolution of archeology, emergent in the 19th century as a new kind of discipline for studying human cultures. This project includes a vital digital component that was also presented to the audience
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