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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
Leon Trotsky, the Cultural Debates, and the Political Struggle in 1923

Reznik A.

Historical Materialism. 2020. Vol. 28. No. 2. P. 140-169.

Book chapter
Fisheries of the eastern coast of the Azov Sea in the late 18th – 19th century – Organization, infrastructure and everyday life

Kraikovski A.

In bk.: Between Grain and Oil from the Azov to Caucasus: The port-cities of the eastern coast of the Black Sea, late 18th – early 20th centuries. Vol. 3. Centre of Maritime History, Institute for Mediterranean Studies – Foundation of Research and Technology, 2020. Ch. 6. P. 139-163.

News

A New Summer School at the Department of History

The Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg presents a new summer school: "The Topography of Imperial Power: the Political Space of St. Petersburg." The summer school will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia from September 8 to 29, 2015

Peter Stearns Gives Graduate Master Class at HSE St Petersburg

The new session of the Department’s traditional graduate master class series met on December 13, 2014. Doctoral students had a unique opportunity to meet professor Peter Stearns (George Mason University, Washington, D.C.), editor and founder of the Journal of Social History. 

We used to have Imperial legality, Revolutionary legality, Socialist legality, and now Sovereign legality

On October 16, 2014, Tatiana Borisova, an Associate Professor at History Department, National Research University Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg took part in a panel, entitled  Russia’s Legal Trajectories: Law in Action and Question, 1830 to 2014 at the NYU Jordan Center.

Visiting Professor Sergey Glebov Opens the New Season of Graduate Master Classes

A series of thematic graduate master classes launched at the Department of History  a year ago resumed with the sessions organized by Visiting Professor Sergey Glebov (Smith College and Amherst College, MA).

The Making of Applied Biology in Russia: the Interaction between Science and Practice in the 19th – Early 20th Century

Marina Loskutova, an Associate Professor at the History Department, has published a book entitled “The Making of Applied Biology in Russia: the Interaction between Science and Practice in the 19th – Early 20th Century” (co-authored with Anastasia Fedotova, a senior researcher at the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute for the History of Science and Technology, the Russian Academy of Sciences). 

Early research on insect pests in the Russian empire: bureaucracy, academic community and local knowledge in the 1830s - 1840s

Associate Professor at the History Department Marina Loskutova has recently published a paper on the "Early research on insect pests in the Russian empire: bureaucracy, academic community and local knowledge in the 1830s - 1840s" in the Centaurus,the official journal of the European Society for the History of Science (ESHS), 2014, no 4.

'They need to know that they are now in our realm...': Subjecthood in the Russian Far East, 1860-1900

'They need to know that they are now in our realm...': Subjecthood in the Russian Far East, 1860-1900
On November 13 Visiting Professor from Amherst College and Smith College (USA) Sergey Glebov gave a talk '"They need to know that they are now in our realm...”: Subjecthood in the Russian Far East, 1860-1900' at the regular Research Seminar 'Boundaries of History' of the Center for Historical Research and the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg.

Round Table 'The Fall of the Berlin Wall: Past, Present, Future'

On the 6th of November a round table ‘The Fall of the Berlin Wall: Past, Present, Future’, took place to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Wall. Professor Alexander Semenov, Director of the History department at HSE St Petersburg and assistant at the Laboratory for Historical Research, Yana Kitaeva presented a paper on ‘The Question of German Reunification in Teymuraz Stepanov-Mamaladze’s Diaries’.

‘In America I Was Attacked for Being a Marxist and Here I Was Attacked as a Bourgeois Falsifier of History’

‘In America I Was Attacked for Being a Marxist and Here I Was Attacked as a Bourgeois Falsifier of History’
Ronald Grigor Suny, Academic Director of international research project 'Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism' talks about his academic career and research interests.

The Reception and Constitutional Consequences of the Russian Revolutions of 1917 in British, German, Swedish and Finnish Parliaments

October 23,  Professor of the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland) Pasi Ihalainen presented his paper 'The reception and constitutional consequences of the Russian Revolutions of 1917 in British, German, Swedish and Finnish parliaments' at the regular Research Seminar 'Boundaries of History' of the Center for Historical Research and the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg.