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Regular version of the site

190068 Saint Petersburg
123 Griboedov channel, Room 123

Phone:+7 (812)786-92-49 

Postal address: 
190068 Saint Petersburg
123 Griboedov channel

Department Head Adrian A. Selin
Academic Supervisor Evgeniy Anisimov
Remembering the Neoliberal Turn: Economic Change and Collective Memory in Eastern Europe after 1989

Gökarıksel S., Gontarska O., Hilmar T. et al.

L.: Routledge, 2023.

Book chapter
The Stolbovo Treaty and Tracing the Border in Ingria in 1617–1618

Adrian Selin.

In bk.: Sweden, Russia, and the 1617 Peace of Stolbovo. Vol. 14. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2024. P. 99-118.

Working paper
The Image of the Past in Ciro Spontone’s ‘Historia Della Transilvania’

Khvalkov E., Levin F., Кузнецова А. Д.

Working Papers of Humanities. WP. Издательский дом НИУ ВШЭ, 2021

Mentor's Seminar "History"

Academic Year
Instruction in English
ECTS credits
Delivered by:
Department of History
Compulsory course
1 year, 1-4 module

Course Syllabus


This seminar provides academic guidance to those students who opt for major in history within the MA in Global and Regional History and those students who major in social anthropology but who would like to incorporate history courses into their curriculum.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • to gain necessary background in history
  • to comprehend main approaches and theories in the historical research
  • to learn how to develop historical MA project
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • A student knows the history of the discipline and subfields
  • A student comprehends the specific of history as a discipline
  • A student interprets goals and scope of the discipline
  • A students knows key concepts related to the discipline
  • A student posesses main methodologies and approaches in historical research
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • History as a discipline
  • Historical methdologies
  • Approaches and schools of thought in historical research
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • blocking Final Essay
  • non-blocking Class activity
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2022/2023 4th module
    0.7 * Final Essay + 1 * Class activity + 0.3 * Class activity
  • 2023/2024 3rd module
    1 * Class activity


Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Duara, P. (2014). A Companion to Global Historical Thought. [N.p.]: Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=691291
  • Meade, T. A., & Wiesner, M. E. (2004). A Companion to Gender History. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=108703
  • Samuels, W. J., Biddle, J., & Davis, J. B. (2003). A Companion to the History of Economic Thought. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=108710
  • Schreibman, S., Siemens, R. G., & Unsworth, J. (2004). A Companion to Digital Humanities. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=231516
  • Weller, R. C. (2017). 21st-Century Narratives of World History : Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1632505

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • SEMYONOV, A. (2017). “Global History Is More Than the History of Globalization”: Interview with Sebastian Conrad. Ab Imperio, 1, 23–44. https://doi.org/10.1353/imp.2017.0002