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Conferences and Research seminars

Research seminars

Seminars were held within the framework of a regular research seminar "Boundaries of History" 

June 2, 2016. Valerie Kivelson "Early Mapping: The Tsardom in Manuscript"

May 25-26, 2016. David Armitage “Civil War: A History in Ideas”, "Horizons of History: Time, Space and the Future of the Past".

May 12, 2016. Dominic Lieven “Empire in World War I: Causes and Consequences”.
Discussants: Professor Alexander Semyonov (PhD, Professor, Chair, Department of History, HSE in St. Petersburg), Professor David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye (Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada Professor of Russian History), Victor Taki (Department of History and Classical Languages, University of Alberta, Canada), Dr. Igor Lukoianov (Institute of History, Russian Academy of Sciences)

April 21, 2016. Vladimir Bobrovnikov. "How were empire and ethnographers creating common law for Muslim highlanders in Caucasus?"

February 11, 2016.  Monika Baar.  "Rethinking Disability: Historical Perspectives on Vulnerable Citizens at Times of Crisis".

December 14, 2015.  Raye Farr. "Creating Public History for Millions: World War II and the Holocaust ". 

December 10, 2015.
David Darrow  "Categories of Agrarian Reform: The Varied Meaning of the Labor Norm in the Operations of The Peasant Land Bank"

November 5, 2015.
 Johannes Remy. "Question of Ukrainian autonomy under all-Russian Provisional Government in 1917"

December 18, 2014.  
Ronald Suny. They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else.

November 13, 2014.  
Sergey Glebov. “They need to know that they are now in our realm...”: Subjecthood in the Russian Far East, 1860-1900

October 23, 2014.  
Pasi Ihalainen. The reception and constitutional consequences of the Russian Revolutions of 1917 in British, German, Swedish and Finnish parliaments. 

October 16, 2014.  
Willard Sunderland. A Small Way In: Microhistory and the Search for the Russian Empire.

September 25, 2014.  
Pascale Siegrist. Reclus and Russia: Anarchism, World History and Geographic Determinism. 

May, 19, 2014
. Rogers Brubaker. Linguistic and Religious Pluralism: Between Difference and Inequality.

April, 10, 2014. Victor Taki. Russia and the Muslims of Bulgaria During the Russian-Ottoman Wars of the Nineteenth Century.

March, 13, 2014. Ronald G. Suny. Legacies of Empire in Russian History.

March, 6, 2014. Jeremy Smith. Red Nations:The Nationalities Experience in andafter the USSR.

Febraury, 20, 2014.Dietmar Wulff. Comparative constitutional history of Europe in the 19th century.

November, 28, 2013. Anton Kotenko. Anarchism, Geographic Determinism, and Federalism of Mikhail Dragomanov



August 3–8, 2015 the project’s team members organized a roundtable ‘Politics in the Composite Space of Empire: Nationality, Locality and Supranational Identities in the Russian Empire and Soviet Union at the The IX ICCEES World Congress 2015 in Makuhari, Japan.

June 5-6, 2015  - Research conference 'Regionalism, Autonomism, and Federalism: Alternative Political Imagination for the Modern World.' The conference focused on those discourses and practices of arrangement of diversity that arose in post-imperial contexts and are not duly reflected in the mainstream discourse of federalism.

December 19-21, 2014.   Workshop «Imagining Post-Imperial Order: New Historical Study of the Imperial Crisis».  

August 23, 2014. 
Workshop 'Society and Politics in the Time of Imperial Crisis.'

May 27−28, 2013 International research conference 'When Postcolonial Meets Postimperial: Sovereignty, Politics of Difference, and Composite Society in Comparative Perspectives'