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Department Head Adrian A. Selin
Academic Supervisor Evgeniy Anisimov
Changing Menstrual Habits in Late 20th- and Early 21st-Century Russia

Vasilyev P., Konovalova Alexandra.

Open Library of Humanities. 2023. Vol. 9. No. 1. P. 1-20.

Book chapter
Medicine on Russian-Language Social Media

Karpova Y., Vasilyev P.

In bk.: The Rowman & Littlefield Handbook of Bioethics. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2022. Ch. 30. P. 350-360.

Working paper
The Image of the Past in Ciro Spontone’s ‘Historia Della Transilvania’

Khvalkov E., Levin F., Кузнецова А. Д.

Working Papers of Humanities. WP. Издательский дом НИУ ВШЭ, 2021


Postdoctoral research positions. Deadline: April 1, 2015

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

Researchers from the Centre for Historical Research to Take Part in the International Workshop ‘Transplanting Modernity’

The international workshop ‘Transplanting Modernity’ will take place in June 2015 at Georgetown University (Washington, DC).

‪‘When We Study History, We Must Be Introspective’

Nathan Marcus, Assistant Professor of History, recently joined the HSE campus in St. Petersburg. A scholar of Modern European History, he has a book that will soon be published by Harvard University Press. Recently, he spoke with the HSE news service about his research and teaching interests, as well as on the important role that studying history plays in today’s society.

Imagining Post-Imperial Order: New Historical Study of the Imperial Crisis

December 19-21, 2014 the international research project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism" under directorship of Ronald Suny held a three-day seminar «Imagining Post-Imperial Order: New Historical Study of the Imperial Crisis» in Repino.

Season's Greetings from Head of School of History

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).