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Book chapter
Modern Russian and Soviet Drug Suppression

Vasilyev P.

In bk.: The Oxford Handbook of Global Drug History. Oxford University Press, 2022. Ch. 20. P. 373-388.

Working paper
Language and Cultural Contacts in the Russian-Nordic Borderlands: Change and Continuity

Vlakhov A., Deresh A., Mironova E. et al.

Linguistics. WP BRP. НИУ ВШЭ, 2021. No. 108.

News

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.

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.