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Department Head Alexander Semyonov
Academic Supervisor Evgeniy Anisimov
Book
Place and Nature: Essays in Russian Environmental History

Edited by: D. Moon, N. Breyfogle, A. Bekasova.

White Horse Press, 2021.

Book chapter
Lev Trotskii’s Experiences of Autobiography: My Life and Its Antecedents

Reznik A.

In bk.: Personal Trajectories In Russia’s Great War And Revolution, 1914–22. Biographical Itineraries, Individual Experiences, Autobiographical Reflections. Vol. 9: Russia's Great War and Revolution. Slavica Publishers, 2021. P. 333-353.

Working paper
THE ISSUES OF CULTURAL HIERARCHIES IN EARLY MODERN ETHNOGRAPHY BASED ON THE ACCOUNTS BY PETRUS PETREJUS, PAUL RYCAUT, FYNES MORYSON, AND JOHN DAVIES

Selin A. A., Байгушев С. В., Levin F. et al.

Working Papers of Humanities. WP. Издательский дом НИУ ВШЭ, 2020. No. 197.

Research Seminar

2020/2021
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
5
ECTS credits
Delivered by:
Department of History
Type:
Compulsory course
When:
2 year, 1-3 module

Instructors

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course aims at providing guidance in writing MA dissertations. The Research seminar elaborates on diversity of methodologies of possible usage and strengthens research skills. Participants of the seminar have an opportunity to discuss any concerns regarding writing a final paper.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • To help students writing an effective MA thesis
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Able to perform professional activities, including research and development activities in the international environment
  • Able to work with information: identify, evaluate and use information from a variety of sources for scientific and professional purposes (including with a systematic approach)
  • Is able to create and edit scientific and popular texts, to present complex historical information in a publicly accessible form
  • Is able to perform interdisciplinary interaction and cooperation with representatives of other fields of knowledge while solving research and applied tasks
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introductory sessions
  • Sessions on Chapter 1
  • Sessions on Chapter 2
  • Presentations of first versions of MA Thesis
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Presenting a case study
  • non-blocking MA chapter
  • non-blocking Review of a fellow's case study
  • non-blocking Participation in seminars
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (3 module)
    0.4 * MA chapter + 0.15 * Participation in seminars + 0.3 * Presenting a case study + 0.15 * Review of a fellow's case study
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • 50 steps to improving your academic writing. Study book, Sowton, Ch., 2012
  • A sequence for academic writing, Behrens, L., Rosen, L. J., 2005
  • Academic writing for graduate students: essential tasks and skills, Swales, J.M., Feak, C.B., 2004

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Erixon, P.-O. 1954, & Erixon Arreman, I. 1954. (2019). ECEC students’ writing trajectories: academic discourse and “Professional Habitus.” Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 63(6), 968–983. https://doi.org/10.1080/00313831.2018.1476403