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Book chapter
Modern Russian and Soviet Drug Suppression

Vasilyev P.

In bk.: The Oxford Handbook of Global Drug History. Oxford University Press, 2022. Ch. 20. P. 373-388.

Working paper
Language and Cultural Contacts in the Russian-Nordic Borderlands: Change and Continuity

Vlakhov A., Deresh A., Mironova E. et al.

Linguistics. WP BRP. НИУ ВШЭ, 2021. No. 108.

Research&Expertise – News

VII International Research Conference “Usable Pasts”

VII International Research Conference “Usable Pasts”
Applications for participation in the VII International Scientific Conference “Usable Pasts”, organized by the Department of History of the Higher School of Economics – St. Petersburg and the Student Scientific Society, are open.

CfPs for the workshop 'Towards an institutional ethnography of late socialism', 16-18 December 2021 (Moscow)

CfPs for the workshop 'Towards an institutional ethnography of late socialism', 16-18 December 2021 (Moscow)
The workshop сalls for papers interested in charting the everyday workings of late-Soviet state institutions. We hail from a basecamp of a major research project on this theme that we have just started at the HSE. Workshop keynote addresses: Alexei Yurchak (Berkeley) and Sergei Abashin (European Universit, St Petersburg); conference organiser: Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov (HSE St Petersburg).

Evgenii Egorov's article in the Scandinavian Journal of History

Evgenii Egorov's article in the Scandinavian Journal of History
An article by Evgenii Egorov, PhD student of the Department of History and research assistant of the Center for Historical Research HSE St. Petersburg, has recently been published in Scandinavian Journal of History, an English-language journal that focuses on the problems of the Nordic history

Сonference «Languages of Describing the 'Social' in the Мedieval and Early Modern Europe»

The Department of History at the Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg is holding an international conference «Languages of describing the 'social' in the medieval and early modern Europe» in September, 16-17, 2021.

New articles by Alexander Semyonov and Anton Kotenko

New articles by Alexander Semyonov and Anton Kotenko
Articles have been prepared as part of the "Post-Imperial Diversity" project which is being implemented in 2018-2020 as part of a fundamental research competition conducted by the RFBR in the Era.net RUS Plus Research Program in a research consortium with the Karelian Institute of the University of Eastern Finland and the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity of the University of Goettingen, Germany

"Boundaries of History": Laurie Manchester presented her talk

"Boundaries of History": Laurie Manchester presented her talk
On September 5, the first seminar in this academic year, “The Shifting Identities of Russian Repatriates from China Before and After the Collapse of the Soviet Union,” was held as part of the “Boundaries of History” program. Laurie Manchester from Arizona State University, USA, spoke to students and professors. 

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

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.