On October 25, at the session of the scholarly group ‘Languages for Describing the Other in early modern Europe: social contexts and repertoires of interpretation’, Anna Stogova, senior researcher of the Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, associate Professor of the Russian State University, made a report "What did readers of travelogues of the XVII century read?".
International Conference "Languages of Describing the Social in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Times"
On September 16-17, 2021, the international conference "Languages of Describing the Social in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Times" was held on the basis of the History Department of the NRU HSE of St. Petersburg and with the assistance of the Research and Training Group "Languages of Describing the Other in Early Modern Europe: Social Contexts and Interpretation Repertoires". The conference was attended by scientists from around the world and students of Russian universities during 5 sections held in full-time, online and hybrid formats, 29 reports were made, where the speakers raised the topics of describing various social phenomena in different countries in the Early Modern period.
Research seminar: the image of "Other" in Japan and "civilizing policy" in England in 16th – 17th centuries
On February 11, during the session of the Research Group “Languages for Describing the Other in Early Modern Europe: Social Contexts and Repertoires of Interpretation” two master students of the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg, presented their papers.
Twelth meeting of research group: the image of Other on the example of french periodics and enlish colonial "travelogues"
On january 28th another meeting of the research group «Languages for Describing the Other in Early Modern Europe: Social Contexts and Repertoires of Interpretation» was held.
Final meeting of the research group and research seminar "Prussia as a Nation: Strategies for Representation of Origin in Prussian Historical Writing of the 16th and early 17th Cen."
On December 11, at 18:00, the final meeting of the research group and the research seminar were simultaneously held. The meeting began with the report "?" by Associate Professor of Tomsk State University Anton Kotov. After that the members of the research group discussed the structure of the report and all possible prospects for the development of the group.
On November 13, at 18:00, a regular meeting of research group was held on the ZOOM online platform. The participants discussed preprints' drafts.
On June 2, 6 PM on the ninth seminar of the research group “Languages for Describing the Other in Early Modern Europe: Social Contexts and Repertoires of Interpretation” Maxim Shkil, Alena Kuznetsova, Daria Zubkova presented a report on the images of the Other in the works by the English diplomat Paul Raycout, the English merchant and traveler Peter Mundy and the Italian cartographer and diplomat Pietro Coppo.