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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
Early Career Environmental Historians for a Sustainable Academia

Biasillo R., Hameeteman E., Kochetkova E. et al.

Environment and History. 2020. Vol. 26. No. 4. P. 617-621.

Book chapter
Climate Change from the Arctic People’s Point of View: Rhythms of Everyday Life, Infrastructures and Landscapes

Rakhmanova Lidia, Kolesnichenko L., Kirpotin S. et al.

In bk.: The Arctic: Current Issues and Challenges. Iss. Arctic region and antarctica issues and research. NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2020. Ch. 2. P. 15-55.

Working paper
The Oldest Notarial Documents Of Vicenza District, 1380 – 1465, With The Regestae Of The Documents, From The Collection Of N.P. Likhachev

Khvalkov E., Агеева Д. А., Shkil M. et al.

Basic research program. WP BRP. National Research University Higher School of Economics, 2019. No. WP BRP 184/HUM/2019.

News

The Joint Doctoral Program of the University of Turin and National Research University Higher School of Economics “Global History of Empires” commences its first academic year with the seminar series on the History of Empires.

The Joint Doctoral Program of the University of Turin and National Research University Higher School of Economics “Global History of Empires” commences its first academic year with the seminar series on the History of Empires.
The Joint Doctoral Program of the University of Turin and National Research University Higher School of Economics “Global History of Empires” commences its first academic year with the seminar series on the History of Empires. First year doctoral students in the program will be able to attend the seminars and receive consultations from invited speakers. The seminar series will provide opportunities for interaction between faculty of the program both at University of Turin and Higher School of Economics as well as discussion of key problems of imperial and global history in a broader academic setting.

Papers on Soviet Environmental History during the Cold War at the Aleksanteri Conference.

Papers on Soviet Environmental History during the Cold War at the Aleksanteri Conference.
Elena Kochetkova, senior lecturer of the department of history and reearch fellow of the LETH, and Viktor Pál, postdoctoral researcher of the LEHT, took part in the 18th Aleksanteri Conference of the University of Helsinki held in October, 24-26.

Students and graduates of the department attended the international summer courses "Religion-Nation-Europe" in Sankelmark (Germany).

Courses organized by the Baltic Academy with the support of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) were devoted to the preservation of historical memory, methods of teaching history in schools of Eastern and Central Europe, as well as ways to overcome national stereotypes.

LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians

LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and HSE University – St Petersburg launch the Paulsen Programme, funded by the Dr Frederik Paulsen Foundation, in order to support historians in Russia who have been working on the period from the mid 17th century to 1918.

LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians

LSE and HSE University – St Petersburg Support Russian Historians
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and HSE University – St Petersburg launch the Paulsen Programme, funded by the Dr Frederik Paulsen Foundation, in order to support historians in Russia who have been working on the period from the mid 17th century to 1918.

Boundaries of History - Louise McReynolds

On June 14, 2018 Department of History and the Center for Historical Research at the HSE in St Petersburg had a session of the “Boundaries of History” research seminar where Louise McReynolds, professor from the University of North Carolina presented a talk "Excavating Empire: Russian Archeologists and the ‘Imperial Imaginary’, 1804-1918". The talk was devoted to the ongoing project that looks at the evolution of archeology, emergent in the 19th century as a new kind of discipline for studying human cultures. This project includes a vital digital component that was also presented to the audience

Between Pathos and Populism. Politics of Memory and Culture of Remembrance in Modern Germany

Between Pathos and Populism. Politics of Memory and Culture of Remembrance in Modern Germany
The study trip of a  students group of the History Department to Berlin from May 2 to May 9 was organized with the support of DAAD associate professor Dietmar Wulff and the manager of the Center for Historical Research Vadim Popov. The seminar entitled «Between Pathos and Populism» was devoted to studying the conceptions of the memorial culture and historical policy in modern Germany.

A New Routledge Series

Routledge, the world's leading academic publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences, launches a new series on Imperial Hisrory: Imperial Transformations – Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet History. Series' editors are the Head of the Working group of the International Research Project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism" Professor Alexander Semyonov, and the Head of the Project Professor Ronald G.Suny.

"Boundaries of History" - Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov: "Two Lenins: a brief anthropology of time"

"Boundaries of History" - Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov: "Two Lenins: a brief anthropology of time"
On March 29, within the framework of the research seminar "Borders of History," Nikolay Vladimirovich Ssorin-Chaikov, an associate professor of the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics, St. Petersburg, presented his new book "Two Lenins: a brief anthropology of time"

Exploring Eurasian Sovereignty through the Lens of Kazan

On Monday, March 19, Jane Burbank, Professor of History and Russian and Slavic Studies at New York University, delivered a lecture entitled ‘Eurasian Sovereignty: The Case of Kazan’ at the Department of History and the Centre for Historical Research at HSE St. Petersburg.