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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
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.

News

The Book by Ronald Suny Won the Prestigious Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize

The book by Prof. Ronald Grigor Suny (Head of the International Research Project "Comparative Historical Studies of Empire and Nationalism") “They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else”: A History of the Armenian Genocide" has won the Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize.

Lectures on Ocean Science Politics to Give HSE Exposure to Modern Anthropology

Stefan Helmreich, Professor and Elting E. Morison Chair in the Department of Anthropology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, visited HSE Moscow and HSE St Petersburg from September 25 – October 4, 2016 and delivered a series of lectures and led a discussion on the politics of contemporary ocean science. He also took part in the round table'Soundscape in the Anthropology of Science and Art' during the Days of Ethnographic Cinema festival organized by the HSE School of Cultural Studies.

7th international conference of the European Society for the History of Science (ESHS)

On September 22-24, 2016, the faculty members of the History Department, Associate Professor Julia Lajus and Associate Professor Marina Loskutova took part in the 7th international conference of the European Society for the History of Science (ESHS), which took place in Prague.

The summer School “The Topography of Imperial Power: The Political and Cultural Space of Saint Petersburg” is opened

Today there took place an opening ceremony of the International Summer School “The Topography of Imperial Power: The Political and Cultural Space of Saint Petersburg”. It was organized by the Department of History, HSE in St. Petersburg. 

Alexander Semyonov has taken up the position of a visiting fellow at the University of Regensburg

Professor and Сhair of the History Department Alexander Semyonov has taken up the position of a visiting fellow at the University of Regensburg (Germany). 

The Article by Associate Professor I.V. Sablin and Student A. Korobeynikov"Buryat-Mongol and Alash autonomous movements before the Soviets, 1905-1917"

On June 15, 2016 an article by Associate Professor I.V. Sablin and third-year student A. Korobeynikov "Buryat-Mongol and Alash autonomous movements before the Soviets, 1905-1917" was published in AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples.

Early Mapping: The Tsardom in Manuscript

On June 2, 2016, Professor Valerie Kivelson (University of Michigan) made a presentation titled "Early Mapping: The Tsardom in Manuscript" at the regular research seminar «Boundaries of History» of the Center for Historical Research and the Department of History of Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg.

Seminar "Civil War: A History in Ideas" & "Horizons of the History: Time, Space and the Future of the Past"

The regular seminar “Boundaries of History” took place on May 26, 2016, where the presentation called “Civil War: A History in Ideas” was made by professor David Armitage. He is the Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at Harvard University, where he teaches international history and intellectual history. David Armitage is also an Affiliated Professor in the Harvard Government Department and at Harvard Law School and is an Honorary Professor of History at the University of Sydney.

Empire in World War I: Causes and Consequences

On May 12, 2016, Professor Dominic Lieven (Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, and Fellow of the British Academy) made a presentation titled "Empire in World War I: Causes and Consequences" at the regular research seminar Boundaries of History of the Centre for Historical Research and the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg.

First part of the joint research seminar "Turning Points: Russia and Germany, 1980-2000"

A group of 15 BA and MA students from the Department of History, HSE SPb participated in the first part of a joint research and educational seminar “Turning Points: Russia and Germany, 1980-2000” organized by the Department of History, Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg and Humboldt University in Berlin from 1st to 8th of May. The course was led by Ekaterina Kalemeneva (HSE SPb) and Krestin Bischl (HU zu Berlin).