The department staff perform scientific activities on the study of the history of Russian literature, children's literature, research in the digital humanities, translation studies and sociology of literature, publish research results in authoritative scientific publications, conduct conferences and seminars.
The specialized department participates in:
● implementation of educational programs and scientific projects of the faculty;
● performance of professional academic expertise of educational programs and research projects at the HSE - St. Petersburg in the chosen line of research;
● integration of the accumulated academic experience of the IRL RAS into addition educational and methodological developments; in scientific and analytical work on the projects of the faculty;
● projects oriented to expand the range of educational programs for undergraduate and graduate studies.
The activities of the Join Department are aimed at improving the quality of teaching existing disciplines, expanding the range of courses for both bachelor's and master's programs, enhancing the scientific activities of the faculty, attracting students to the implementation of scientific and educational projects.