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Applied history embraces methods and practices dealing with the identification, preservation, interpretation, and presentation of historical artifacts, texts, structures, and landscapes. This programme focuses on new historical approaches and methodologies, enabling students to develop strong research skills. Graduates are prepared for careers in the public sphere or in academia.  The programme is based in St. Petersburg, which is a UNESCO World site and rich in museums, monuments, cultural-natural and archaeological heritage sites that provide unique opportunities for practical training.  

2 years
Full-time Programme
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Instruction in English

News

Programme students are successfully admitted to postgraduate studies at highly ranked universities

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.

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.”

Evgeny Khvalkov Was Appointed to the Position of Assosiate Professor of the Department of History

Senior Lecturer of the Department of History of the National Research University Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg) obtained position of Associate Professor.

Applications for the Workshop “Imperial Revolution of 1917” Are Invited

Joint Workshop of “Ab Imperio” Journal and the Center for Historical Research, Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg will be held on June 9-10 (deadline for the applications is April 13).
The workshop will be dedicated to exploration of imperial dimensions in the making of the revolution of 1917, the breakup of empire, and the legacy of imperial politics and society for the post-imperial period, including the varieties of post-imperial political imaginaries in the comparative and global context.

International Student Research Conference 2017

The International Students’ Research Conference was organized this year from 2nd and 3rd February 2017 at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg.

Practice Oriented Seminar within Winter School-2017

Winter School-2017 at the program “Applied and Interdisciplinary History: Usable Pasts” was conducted in February 4-5.

Second round of international application for undergraduate and graduate studies is now open

The 2nd application round for 2017 intake commenced on February 1.

Applications Open for 2017 International Admissions

On November 1, applications opened for 2017 admissions to undergraduate and graduate programmes at HSE. This year, a new online application system has been introduced to simplify the procedure for international applicants.

Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov gave Key Note Address at the opening of the X Siberian Studies Conference

October, 24 Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov gave Key Note Address “Headman's outrage: towards the anthropology of emotions and affect in Northern Siberia” at the opening of the X Siberian Studies Conference "Passion for Life: Emotions. Feelings and Perception in the North and Siberia” 
The conference is organized by the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology of the Russian Academy of Science (Kunstkamera) and Russian Geographical Society (24-26 October 2016)