Trainee researchers of the Center for Historical Research, students of the Bachelor's Program “History” of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg Valentina Smirnova, Ksenia Litvinenko, Alexander Korobeynikov Alexander Kuczynski and Maria Zimina participated in the international interdisciplinary conference "Constructing the Soviet" which was held at the European University at St. Petersburg on the April 16-18th.
On April 23, 2015 an article by Professor Ronald G. Suny, Head of the International Research Project “Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism” of the HSE at Saint-Petersburg, "The Cost of Turkey’s Genocide Denial" was published in The New York Times.
Princeton University Press has recently published a new book by Professor Ronald Suny, Head of the International Research Project “Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism”. The book is entitled "They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocide.
Fellows of the Center for Historical Research and participants of the International Research Project “Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism” Gayle Lonergan, Sergei Glebov, and Ivan Sablin participated in the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies Annual Conference which is taking place on March 28–30, 2015, at the University of Cambridge.
Ivan Sablin, senior lecturer of the Department of History and member of the project, participated in the conference Emergent Trends on the China – Russia Border which was held on March 16–17, 2015, by the international research project Where Rising Powers Meet: China and Russia at Their North Asian Border at Cambridge University.
The Higher School of Economics Center for Historical Research in St. Petersburg, Russia and the Department of History in St. Petersburg invites applications for postdoctoral research position in the field of comparative history of nationalism and empire in the region of Eastern Europe and Eurasia.
International Summer School 'The Topography of Imperial Power: The Political Space of St. Petersburg'
Between 1712 and 1917, Saint Petersburg was the capital of the powerful Russian Empire. Here were all important political institutions of the Empire. They produced a social space, which is the main subject of the Summer School.
December 19-21, 2014 the international research project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism" under directorship of Ronald Suny held a three-day seminar «Imagining Post-Imperial Order: New Historical Study of the Imperial Crisis» in Repino.
Professor Ronald Suny, head of the international research project ‘Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism’ appeared live on Russia’s Channel 5 Open Studio. The program was dedicated to the importance of Stalin and Stalinism in the history of the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia.