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Book
From Cotton and Smoke: Łódź – Industrial City and Discourses of Asynchronous Modernity 1897–1994

Zysiak A., Śmiechowski K., Każmierska K. et al.

Lodz University Press, Jagiellonian University Press, distributed by Columbia University Press, 2018.

Article
Early Career Environmental Historians for a Sustainable Academia

Biasillo R., Hameeteman E., Kochetkova E. et al.

Environment and History. 2020. Vol. 26. No. 4. P. 617-621.

Book chapter
Climate Change from the Arctic People’s Point of View: Rhythms of Everyday Life, Infrastructures and Landscapes

Rakhmanova Lidia, Kolesnichenko L., Kirpotin S. et al.

In bk.: The Arctic: Current Issues and Challenges. Iss. Arctic region and antarctica issues and research. NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2020. Ch. 2. P. 15-55.

Working paper
The Oldest Notarial Documents Of Vicenza District, 1380 – 1465, With The Regestae Of The Documents, From The Collection Of N.P. Likhachev

Khvalkov E., Агеева Д. А., Shkil M. et al.

Basic research program. WP BRP. National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2019. No. WP BRP 184/HUM/2019.

News

Seminar "Civil War: A History in Ideas" & "Horizons of the History: Time, Space and the Future of the Past"

The regular seminar “Boundaries of History” took place on May 26, 2016, where the presentation called “Civil War: A History in Ideas” was made by professor David Armitage. He is the Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at Harvard University, where he teaches international history and intellectual history. David Armitage is also an Affiliated Professor in the Harvard Government Department and at Harvard Law School and is an Honorary Professor of History at the University of Sydney.

Empire in World War I: Causes and Consequences

On May 12, 2016, Professor Dominic Lieven (Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, and Fellow of the British Academy) made a presentation titled "Empire in World War I: Causes and Consequences" at the regular research seminar Boundaries of History of the Centre for Historical Research and the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg.

First part of the joint research seminar "Turning Points: Russia and Germany, 1980-2000"

A group of 15 BA and MA students from the Department of History, HSE SPb participated in the first part of a joint research and educational seminar “Turning Points: Russia and Germany, 1980-2000” organized by the Department of History, Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg and Humboldt University in Berlin from 1st to 8th of May. The course was led by Ekaterina Kalemeneva (HSE SPb) and Krestin Bischl (HU zu Berlin).

Russian Orientalism

On May 10-12, 2016, Professor David Shimmelpennink van der Oye (Brock University, Canada, a PhD (Yale University)) held a series of lectures "Russian Orientalism, 1700-1917", which were organized by the Department of History and Center for Historical research, HSE in St.Petersbsurg.

Federalism and Regionalism in Russia and Germany

On April 19, 2016, in the HSE within the framework of the 13th German Week in St. Petersburg the international seminar "Federalism and Regionalism in Russia and Germany" took place.

Turning times: Russia and Germany, 1980 – 2000”: a joint course organized by the Department of History and Humboldt University

In the first weeks of May and June the Department of History, Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg and  Humboldt University in Berlin will organize a joint course “Turning times: Russia and Germany, 1980 – 2000” for students from both Universities.

A course by Professor Sergey Glebov "Colonization in Russian and American History: A comparative Perspective"

A course by Professor Sergey Glebov "Colonization in Russian and American History: A comparative Perspective" for BA students.

Prof. Ronald G. Suny has received one of the University of Michigan's top honors as Distinguished University Professors

We are happy to announce that Prof. Ronald G. Suny, head of the Research Project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism” has received one of the University of Michigan's top honor of the Distinguished University Professor named in honor of the University of Chicago professor emeritus William H. Sewell, Jr. 

The project led by Julia Lajus was supported by Russian Science Foundation

The project “Natural Resources in History of Russia: Economic Institutes, Communities of Experts and Infrastructures”led by Julia Lajus (Associate Professor, Department of History and Senior Research Fellow of the Center for Historical Research) was supported by Russian Science Foundation. 

Seminar "Rethinking Disability: Historical Perspectives on Vulnerable Citizens at Times of Crisis"

Dr. Baar, M.K. (Lecturer at Leiden University) made a presentation titled "Rethinking Disability: Historical Perspectives on Vulnerable Citizens at Times of Crisis" at the regular research seminar Boundaries of History of the Centre for Historical Research and the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg.