On September 26, 2019, in frames of the seminar “Boundaries of History” Igal Halfin presented his report entitled “Bolshevik Love”. At the University of Tel Aviv (Israel) professor Halfin teaches Russian and European history, his scientific interests include early Soviet history, political philosophy, Marxism, the theory of psychoanalysis and etc. In his latest, but not yet finished book, Igal Halfin explores the political language of Communist Party cells (партячейки) of Leningrad and Tomsk Institutes in 1920s-30s and his main task is to reproduce semantic, ritual structure of the party life of these years.
On September 5, Laurie Manchester, Associate Professor of History at Arizona State University, presented her paper on voluntary repatriation of Russians from China to the Soviet Union between 1935 and 1960. The presentation was part of the research seminar, ‘Boundaries of History’, held regularly by the Department of History at HSE University in St. Petersburg. HSE News Service spoke with Laurie Manchester about her research interests, collaborating with HSE faculty members, and the latest workshop.
HSE accepts applications for the annual student research competition. Students of other Russian universities, as well as foreign universities, can participate in it. The papers are accepted in Russian and English, applications can be submitted until October 15.
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.
Programme “Applied and Interdisciplinary History «Usable Pasts»” Alumna took part in the Conference “Religion – Continuations and Disruptions“
Natalia Avdeeva presented her thesis research about the Mariavite Movement to the Conference’s participants.
Programme Students and Professors took part in the Summer School "Management, preservation and representation of the industrial and mobility heritage: the experience of Paris"
The event was held in Paris on June 11-15, 2019.
Evgenia Platonova Participated in a Conference “Constructing ‘Soviet’?” Held in European University in Saint Petersburg
Second year student of the Master’s Programme 'Applied and Interdisciplinary History «Usable Pasts»' tells about her experience in a young researchers’ conference.
The event is organized by the Laboratory of Environmental and Technological History of the Center for Historical Research and the Master's Programme in Applied and Interdisciplinary History
Understanding the two dictatorships: report from the joint seminar of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and CHR
On April 9, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Center for Historical Research held a seminar on the history of understanding two dictatorships: the Nazi and the dictatorship of the SED.
Laboratory seminar. Martin Emanuel, «Science Diplomacy, Technology Transfer, and Cold War Neutrality: Swedish-Soviet Collaboration in Astrophysics, ca. 1960-1976»
April 17, at 6.30 pm Martin Emanuel, research fellow, will present his paper at the seminar of the Laboratory for Ecological and Technological History of the HSE in St. Petersburg