The book by the Associate Professor E.A. Khvalkov "The Colonies of Genoa in the Black Sea Region: Evolution and Transformation" was published (Routledge).
In July 2017, the HSE Center for Historical Research has joined the European Information and Research Network on Parliament History. The Center for Historical Research is the only research organization from Russia among the network members.
On July 13, 2017, HSE St. Petersburg’s Director, Professor Sergey Kadochnikov held an informal meeting with the campus’ first international alumni who got awarded ambassadorial positions for their contribution to its internationalization agenda.
Internships are an important part of the program`s curriculum. Each year students get a possibility to obtain useful experience in various organizations such as museums, culture and analytical centers, tourist companies, research organizations, among others.
On May 27 Elena Kochetkova, senior lecturer of the department of history and research fellow of the Laboratory for Environmental and Techological History, Center for Historical Research has defended successfully her Phd thesis "The Soviet Forestry Industry in the 1950s and 1960s : A Project of Modernization and Technology Transfer from Finland". The defense took place at the faculty of social sciences of the University of Helsinki.
Preliminary results of the Programme’s future graduates are already obtained.
In April 3-7, 2017 the seminar “North and Northerners” was conducted within the MA program. Olga Trufanova, first year student, shares her impressions after the seminar.
Workshop “Teaching Global and Transnational History” Was Held at the Norwegian University Center in St Petersburg
On April, 4, 2017 at the Norwegian University Center in St Petersburg was held a workshop “Teaching Global and Transnational History.” The workshop was organized by the Center for Historical Research HSE St Petersburg, Department of History HSE St Petersburg,Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo and the Norwegian University Center in St. Petersburg as a part of the research seminar “Boundaries of History.”