198099 Saint Petersburg
17 Promyshlennaya Ulitsa, Room 107
190008 Saint Petersburg
16 Soyuza Pechatnikov Ulitsa
Master’s programme 'Applied and Interdisciplinary History «Usable Pasts»'
The Department of History was created in 2012. The overarching goal of the department is systematic development of the field of global, comparative, and transnational history as a potent tool of overcoming the limitations of national history canon, fostering interdisciplinary dialogue in the field of social sciences and humanities, and brining new public relevance to historical knowledge. The department mission includes the development of new type of historical undergraduate and graduate education in Russia and pioneering new research fields in Russian historiography in dialogue with the global historical profession.
Zysiak A., Śmiechowski K., Każmierska K. et al.
Lodz University Press, Jagiellonian University Press, distributed by Columbia University Press, 2018.
Social Anthropology. 2019. Vol. 27. No. 2. P. 336-351.
Eklund N., Lajus J., Borovoy V. et al.
In bk.: The Politics of Arctic Resources. Change and Continuity in the "Old North" of Northern Europe. Routledge, 2019. Ch. 11. P. 200-220.
Alexandra Bekasova, Aleksandra Babikova.
Humanities. HUM. Basic Research Programme, 2018
New Life of a Traditional Museum: Choices, Changes, and Consequences of a Major Renovation of the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam
After a majore renovation of close to four years, the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam re-openend on 1 October 2011. In his talk, professor Schokkenbroek will discuss the reasons for closure and renovation, the policy behind the choices that have been made regarding contents, exhibits, audiences, and share some of the consequences of this enormous renovation: what are the lessons learned?
Professor Joost C.A. Schokkenbroek (1961) received his MA and Ph.D. degrees in History at Leiden University. After graduation he worked for the Ministery of Foreign Affairs, and at the Kendall Whaling Museum in Sharon, Massachussetts (USA). In 1991 Schokkenbroek returned to the Netherlands to work as Curator at Het Scheepvaartmuseum, the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam
In 2008, Schokkenbroek became Chief Curator and Head of Academic Programs at Het Scheepvaartmuseum. As of 2012, he combines these jobs with a Professorship in Maritime History and Maritime Heritage at VU University Amsterdam. Schokkenbroek acts as President of the Netherlands Association of Maritime History from 2008 onwards.
He is member of the Editorial Board of The Mariner’s Mirror, editor of the Scheepvaartmuseum Yearbook as well as advisory editor to the Journal for Maritime History, issued by the Chinese National Maritime Museum in Shanghai. Moreover, Schokkenbroek is member of the national governmental advisory board on Heritage Policy.
Schokkenbroek was Senior Editor for the Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History (4 volumes: Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press 2007). In April 2008 he defended his Ph.D. thesis Trying-out. An Anatomy of Dutch Whaling and Sealing in the Nineteenth Century, 1815-1885 (Aksant: Amsterdam 2008) at Leiden University. He has published profusely on whaling, the Spanish Armada of 1588, trading companies, admiralties and maritime material culture.