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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

From Huge Comparisons to Thick Descriptions: Conference in Pushkin Brings Together History Majors from HSE Campuses in Moscow, Perm and St Petersburg

The first HSE tri-campus history majors conference From Huge Comparisons to Thick Descriptions: Historical Research and Interpretation,October 1-4, 2014, was a genuine intellectual and organizational feat. The hosts from HSE St Petersburg welcomed students and doctoral candidates from HSE campuses in Moscow, St Petersburg and Perm in the comfortable and quiet setting of the Kochubey Mansion suburban congress center in Pushkin.The first HSE tri-campus history majors conference From Huge Comparisons to Thick Descriptions: Historical Research and Interpretation,October 1-4, 2014, was a genuine intellectual and organizational feat. The hosts from HSE St Petersburg welcomed students and doctoral candidates from HSE campuses in Moscow, St Petersburg and Perm in the comfortable and quiet setting of the Kochubey Mansion suburban congress center in Pushkin.

A Small Way In: Microhistory and the Search for the Russian Empire

October 16 at 18.00. Professor of the University of Cincinnati Willard Sunderland  will give a talk «A Small Way In: Microhistory and the Search for the Russian Empire»  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. 

Representations of the Past and Current History in Media

October 7 at 17.00. Allan Little (BBC News special correspondent) and Charlie Taylor (Executive Producer of “The War That Changed The World”) will give a presentation on “Representations of the Past and Current History in Media” 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.

Program of the conference "From Huge Comparisons to Thick Descriptions: Historical Research and Interpretation"

Reclus and Russia: Anarchism, World History and Geographic Determinism

September 25, at 18.00. Pascale Siegrist (MPhil, Cambridge; PhD student and research fellow, University of Konstanz) will give a presentation on «Reclus and Russia: Anarchism, World History and Geographic Determinism» 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.

The First History Student Conference of Higher School of Economics “ From Huge Comparisons to Thick Descriptions: Historical Research and Interpretation”

On October 1–4, 2014, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg, will host the university's first history student conference. 

"Mobilisation", "Chaos" and "Crisis": Terminological Reflections on the Russian Empire's Great War, 1914-1917

September 4, at 18.00. Professor of Modern European History Anthony Heywood from the University of Aberdeen will give a talk on "Mobilisation", "Chaos" and "Crisis": Terminological Reflections on the Russian Empire's Great War, 1914-1917" 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.

Society and Politics in the Time of Imperial Crisis

August 23, 2014. The Department of History of Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg held the first workshop within the framework of the international research project “Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism.” Professor Ronald Suny (University of Michigan and HSE-SPb) and Professor Alexander Semyonov (HSE-SPb) chaired the workshop that was focused on “Society and Politics in the Time of Imperial Crisis.”

Law between Revolution and Tradition: Russian and Finnish Revolutionary Legal Acts, 1917–18

The article "Law between Revolution and Tradition: Russian and Finnish Revolutionary Legal Acts, 1917–18" by Tatiana Borisova (co-authored with Jukka Siro), an Associate Professor of the Faculty of History, was published in Comparative Legal History which is the leading peer-reviewed international journal of legal history. 

The Second World Congress of Environmental History

Associated professor Julia Lajus, associated professor Alexandra Bekasova, associated professor Marina Loskutova, and junior research fellow Elena Kochetkova took part in the Second World Congress of Environmental History. The event was held in July, 2014 at the Minho university in Guimarães (Portugal). The aim of the congress was providing scholars with a space for discussions on topics related to environmental history.