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Regular version of the site

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17 Promyshlennaya Ulitsa, Room 107

Phone:+7 (812)786-92-49 

Postal address: 
190008 Saint Petersburg
16 Soyuza Pechatnikov Ulitsa


Department Head Alexander Semyonov
Academic Supervisor Evgeniy Anisimov
From Cotton and Smoke: Łódź – Industrial City and Discourses of Asynchronous Modernity 1897–1994

Zysiak A., Śmiechowski K., Każmierska K. et al.

Lodz University Press, Jagiellonian University Press, distributed by Columbia University Press, 2018.

Book chapter
Prisoners: Experiencing the Criminal Other

Vasilyev P., Vidor G. M.

In bk.: Encounters with Emotions: Negotiating Cultural Differences since Early Modernity. NY: Berghahn Books, 2019. P. 184-206.

Events of the Center for Historical Research (autumn/winter 2019)

*recommended age
Please note the forthcoming events of the Centre for Historical Research.

5 SEPTEMBER • 18:30

The Shifting Identities of Russian Repatriates from China
Before and After the Collapse of the Soviet Union

a talk by Laurie Manchester

(Arizona State University, USA)



19 SEPTEMBER • 18:30


a talk by Evgeny Akelev,
the winner of the annual Ab imperio Award «Best article in a peer-reviewed academic journal or chapter in a scholarly collection» (HSE Moscow)


26 SEPTEMBER • 18:30


a talk by Igal Halfin
(Tel Aviv University, Israel)


Conference «Situating the ‘Global’ in Contemporary Humanities»

rubrics «Contested Global History»,
«Space and time in new histories of empires»
(organiser –  Alexander Semyonov)


12 DECEMBER • 18:30


a talk by Zaur Gasimov and Richard Wittmann
(Orient-Institut Istanbul, Turkey)