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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.

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.


Opening of the German Part of the Richard Stites Memorial Library

Opening of the German Part of the Richard Stites Memorial Library
On January 25 the opening ceremony of the German part of the Richard Stites memorial library was held at the HSE St Petersburg. With the great support of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and with the help of the Department of History Associate Professor Dietmar Wulff more than 150 new books were added to the collection of the library. In addition to the classic editions of modern historiography of Germany and the fundamental works on all historical areas, the German collection corresponds to the main research directions of the Department of History, such as the history of the empire and nationalism, technological and environmental history.

Department of History Has Joined the International Network of Ethnographic Theory (HAU-N.E.T.)

Network of Ethnographic Theory (HAU-N.E.T.) supports the innovative publisher of HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory and its books series

Tatiana Borisova participated in the seminar of the University of Bonn

On January 9 Associate Professor Tatiana Borisova and  Jane Burbank (New York University History Department) gave a talk “Russia’s Legal Trajectories” at History Department of University of Bonn.

About Post-Doc Program for Researchers

Each year HSE hires post-doctoral researchers, accepting applications from all over the world, and they join various laboratories and centres. This year two Fellows joined the Center for Historical Research

Elena Kochetkova Presented Her Paper at a Regular Collogium of the Department of Sciences, University of Aarhus

December, 7 Elena Kochetkova, a senior lecturer at the department of history and researcher of the Laboratory for environmental and technological history, presented her paper at a regular collogium of the department of sciences, University of Aarhus. In October  2016, Prof. Matthias Heymann and the University of Aarhus supported the workshop "Technologies, natural resources and crises in past and present of Europe and beyond" which was held at the depatment of history, HSE - St. Petersburg

Associate Professor Tatiana Borisova successfully defended her PhD in Law

On December15 Associate Professor Tatiana Borisova successfully defended her PhD in Law 'The Emergence of the Legality Tradition in Russia, 1800-1918' at the University of Turku, Finland

Workshop ‘Technology, Natural Resources and Crises in the Past and Present of Europe and Beyond’

HSE St. Petersburg hosts the Workshop ‘Technology, Natural Resources and Crises in the Past and Present of Europe and Beyond’

Ivan Sablin was awarded Research Scholarship of the German Historical Institute in Moscow

The German Historical Institute in Moscow supported the project “Buddhism in Soviet Transnational Projects, 1917–1991,” which Ivan Sablin, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Historical Research, Higher School of Economics at Saint Petersburg, will carry out based on the materials from Moscow’s archives and libraries in 2017. 

ASEEES 48th Annual Convention

HSE St Petersburg Research Fellows about ASEEES Convention

Centers and Peripheries in Imagination and Action

What are national and imperial boundaries in the field of law and why do they matter for past and present? These were the key questions of the panel ‘Centers and Peripheries in Imagination and Action: Three Eurasian Examples’ at the Convention of American Society of Legal History in Toronto, October, 27-30, 2016.