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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.

News

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.

Postdoctoral research positions. Deadline: April 1, 2016

The Higher School of Economics Center for Historical Research  and the Department of History  in St. Petersburg, Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research position in the field of comparative history of empire and nationalism in the region of Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

Merry Christmas and Very Happy New Year!

On behalf of the Department of History and Center for Historical Research of the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg, it is my great pleasure to wish you Merry Christmas and Very Happy New Year!

Creating Public History for Millions: World War II and the Holocaust

On 14th of December, 2015, Raye Farr,  documentary filmmaker, director of Steven Spielberg Film & Video Archive US Holocaust Memorial Museum, the former director of the permanent exhibition of the Holocaust Museum in Washington, USA, presented her report, which was called "Creating Public History for Millions: World War II and the Holocaust ". This seminar was organized by Department of History of HSE and US Consulate General.