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17 Promyshlennaya Ulitsa, Room 107

Phone:+7 (812)786-92-49 

Postal address: 
190008 Saint Petersburg
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Department Head Alexander Semyonov
Academic Supervisor Evgeniy Anisimov
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.

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.


International Research Seminar “Historical Biographies in the context of Regional and Imperial borders of Northern Europe”

International Research Seminar “Historical Biographies in the context of  Regional and Imperial borders of Northern Europe” will be held on the 24th-26th of October 2013 at the Faculty of History HSE – Saint-Petersburg jointly with the Center for Historical Research.

Job opportunities at the Faculty of History, National Research University- Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg Campus

Interview with Professor Kenneth Pinnow

Kenneth Pinnow, professor of the summer school of the HSE and University of Pittsburgh, shared his impressions after the end of the summer school organized jointly with the faculty of History HSE Saint-Petersburg.

Research fellow of the Center for Historical Research Kimberly Powers shares her experience of working in the Russian regional archive during her fellowship at the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg

History in the View of Young Russians and Americans

Russia between Past and Present: Russian Politics, History and Culture in Comparative Perspective

University of Pittsburgh and National Research University - Higher School of Economics-St. Petersburg will hold International Summer School in St. Petersburg.

When Postcolonial Meets Postimperial: Sovereignty, Politics of Difference, and Composite Society in Comparative Perspectives

On May 27-28 the Faculty of History of the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg together with the academic jornal "Ab Imperio: Studies of New Imperioa; Histry and Nationalism in the Post-Soviet Space" held the international workshop, designed to be an attempt to give a new impetus to the analysis of culturally heterogeneous and politically composite societies by transcending the semi-isolationist tendencies of the two main conceptual approaches to their study (imperial history and postcolonial studies) as well as by bridging disciplinary boundaries between history, anthropology, sociology, and political science.

Professor Evgenii Anisimov on the Emotions at The Great Patriotic War of 1812

Saint Petersburg – Capital of the Russian Empire

Joint Summer School of the Higher School of Economics, Faculty of History (St. Petersburg) and the University of Basel (Department of History, Chair of Russian and Eastern European History), 2012, June 3-12

Aftershocks of Empire: Debating the Decolonisation in Britain today