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198099 Saint Petersburg
17 Promyshlennaya Ulitsa, Room 107

Phone:+7 (812)786-92-49 

Postal address: 
190008 Saint Petersburg
16 Soyuza Pechatnikov Ulitsa


Department Head Alexander Semyonov
Academic Supervisor Evgeniy Anisimov
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

Selin A. A., Байгушев С. В., Levin F. et al.

Working Papers of Humanities. WP. Издательский дом НИУ ВШЭ, 2020. No. 197.


Summer University

21-14 July Associate Professor Julia Lajus taught a course “Introduction to History of Science and Technology” in the framework of the Summer University at NRU HSE in Moscow. 

Faculty of History congratulates Ivan Sablin for the successful defense of his thesis and passing the exam for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Ivan Sablin worked on his thesis “Buryat-Mongol, Buddhist, and Socialist: Transcultural Spaces and Boundary Construction in Post-Imperial Asia, 1917–1923” at the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, where he was part of the Graduate Program for Transcultural Studies.

Sergey Glebov, Assistant Professor of History in Smith College and Amherst College arrives at the faculty of history, HSE-St Petersburg.

In autumn 2014 professor Sergey Glebov arrives at the faculty of history. He will be making his research and participating in working seminars of the International Research Project under the guidance of leading international scholar Ronald Suny “Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism”.

Nathan Marcus will join the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg in September of 2014

Nathan Marcus, joins the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg.

The First History Student Conference of Higher School of Economics

Student Conference "From Huge Comparisons to Thick Descriptions: Historical Research and Interpretation" will take place in Saint Petersburg on October 8–11, 2014.

Elena Kochetkova, junior research fellow of the Center for Historical Research, received an award for her article «What and Whom Can Technology Transfer Change? Western Technologies in Soviet Forestry, 1953 – 1964».

Associate Professor Tatiana Borisova has been nominated for Aurora Consortium grant (Aurora - Towards Modern and Innovative Higher Education (Erasmus Mundus Action 2, Strand 1 (EMA2))

Writing and representing the Russian Conquest of Central Asia

Alexander Morrison (Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan) will present a paper “Writing and representing the Russian Conquest of Central Asia” at the Research Seminar “The Boundaries of History” of the Center for Historical Research and the Faculty of History of the Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg at 18:00 on May 29, 2014.

On 20th June at 17.00 Kenneth J. Knoespel will present a paper “Case Histories in Baltic Networks” on the Faculty of History of HSE St. Petersburg

Kenneth J. Knoespel is McEver Professor of Engineering and the Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech.

Linguistic and Religious Pluralism: Between Difference and Inequality

Rogers Brubaker, Professor of Sociology and UCLA Foundation Chair, will present his unpublished paper «Linguistic and Religious Pluralism: Between Difference and Inequality» at the joint session of the seminar «Boundaries of History» of the Department of History HSE-SPb and Laboratory for Comparative Social Research.